Massacres Never Solve Any Problems

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Last week’s mass killing in Charleston leaves a white man asking questions and filled with sadness.

Why ISIS And Republican Zealots Have More In Common Than You Think


Obama was right about the Crusades, but his point says a lot more about anti-Muslim violence today.

Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Was Important


Yesterday was the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. If you missed it, you were likely not alone. Here is one man’s testimony why it was important and worth your attention.

Why We Need to Tell Our Stories


It took one young man sharing his story to convince the police to care about hate crimes.

Does Laughter Equal Tolerance?


A satirical article in a skateboarding magazine brings up the question…should jokes about gay men be used to grab media attention?

Winds of Change: Are You Being Rude to People With Disabilities Without Knowing It?


Erin Kelly looks at a series of ads intended to help people learn to be more comfortable interacting with folks with disabilities, and to help nurture empathy.

Elliot Rodger, Tiger Woods, And Acts of Self-Hatred

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Kozo Hattori believes the rampage shooting at UCSB was more than just a hate crime against women, it was also a hate crime against Asian-Americans.

Dear Kevin Williamson, Laverne Cox Is A Woman

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Kevin Williamson of the National Review wrote an article calling Laverne Cox a man. Here’s why he’s so very wrong.

I Almost Witnessed a Hate Crime

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“I am a person of color and I am gay, and I live within a LGBTQ community that seems to not be able to reconcile that.”

Should We Forgive the President of ‘Gay Conversion Camp’ Exodus International?


Alan Chambers is shutting down his “pray away the gay” program and asking for forgiveness. But he still believes that homosexuality is a sin.

Deleware Votes Against Discrimination

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On Thursday, the Delaware State Senate approved a bill to add gender identity to the state’s hate crimes and non-discrimination laws, but there has already been serious backlash from conservatives.

Who Is Greater?

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What makes someone like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev vulnerable to radicalization? A Muslim American parent of two young men asks a question that strikes close to home.

The Necessary Evil of Humanizing Rapists

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Heather N investigates the ways in which calling rapists “evil” only serves to prevent us from making the changes necessary to prevent rape from happening.

Shame Is Why We Fight


When a man can’t soothe his woman’s anxieties, he has failed to protect her. And in our culture of masculinity, failed men are expendable.

Anger of Muslims


Brandon Ferdig is incredulous that the extended trailer for ‘Innocence of Muslims’ is responsible for riots in the Middle East.

Sometimes I Want To Give Up


Jeffrey Hartinger tells the truth about dealing with bigotry and its endless microaggressions: no matter how tough you are, it doesn’t get any easier.