The Real Face of Courage

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It’s hard to say who showed the most courage, but the effects of this free hug have been felt around the world.

Serena Williams to Luciana Berger, Racism not Tolerated

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From public officials making offensive comments about private citizens, to private citizens making the same about public officials, bigotry and racism will not be tolerated.

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

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We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Put Racism in the Right Place

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This public service announcement gives a good perspective on a way we could deal with racism in day to day life.

Why Republicans Are Even Losing Middle-Aged White Guys Now

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Christopher Dale isn’t as liberal as he used to be, but he’s not ready to vote for bigotry and craziness either.

Westboro Baptist Church: They’re Baaaaack!

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Each day we all are called on to make small and larger choices and to take actions. Which side are we on?

An Open Letter To Atheists: Why You Scare Me Lately

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Jeremy Gross has noticed a menacing trend among the ranks of atheist activists. This is his plea for mutual tolerance.

The Choices We Make Are Not Our Own

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What influences your decisions? Are you sure you know?

Macklemore’s “Same Love” Wasn’t Written for the Gay Community

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Hip-hop’s new pro-gay anthem can be misguided and self-elevating, but it’s also talking acceptance with straight teenaged boys on their own terms.

The Centre Cannot Hold: On Love, Travel & Radicalism

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A trip to India with an anti-radical radical.

May We All Choose Love

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When it comes to marriage equality, Gregory McVey-Russell urges us to not only think of the children but to listen to them.

BREAKING NEWS: Alec Baldwin Cleared of Racism Charge By Audio Tape

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The speed with which people attacked Baldwin as a bigot is alarming and tragic. The man deserves an apology.

Everything in Prison is “Gay” – On Language and Intolerance

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After years in the Michigan prison system, Ryan McCarthy finally learned how to reclaim his integrity and stand up for what he believes in.

Man vs. Oppression

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Kyle Carpenter’s awareness of his privileges inspire a dual struggle against institutionalized oppression: in the world and within himself.

“There’s lots of religion I don’t agree with, but I don’t consider every religious person a bigot.”

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This is a comment by Marcus Williams on the post “Vikings’ Chris Kluwe Kicks Serious Verbal Ass—And You Should Too”.

Pride’s Progress: The Mainstreaming of Gay Culture

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Stefan Borst-Censullo believes the mainstream success of Pride Parades means the gay rights movement is winning.