The Accidental Racist; Unintentional Messages Sent to Kids

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What we don’t say about race can confuse kids.

Banning Conversion and Reparative Therapies for Youth: One Step Forward

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The history of “cures” for homosexuality reveals how discredited conversion therapies for gay and transgender children can irreparably harm young minds.

This is How Stupid You Look When You Stereotype People

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One woman assumes Louis CK is going to co-sign her bigotry… but she doesn’t know he’s actually Mexican.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Businesses Who Humiliate Due to “Religious Freedom”

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Bakers, florists and doctors have done it. Indiana just passed a law to encourage it, and Arkansas threatens to do the same. This gay dad has harsh words for two who have done it recently— tried to humiliate gay families by denying them service under the guise of “religious freedom.”

Three Grown Men Shamed by a 15-year-old Girl

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Are there some circumstances where we should accept bigotry?

(Video) #Multiculturalism vs. #WomensRights: via Irshad Manji

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#MoralCourage founder Irshad Manji says its time for multiculturalism to evolve

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.