Love Will Conquer the Hatred

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In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard

 Malala Yousafzai & Classroom Attendance

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Malala Yousafzai recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and her influence on the love of learning.

Satire as Libel & Resistance to Anti-Racism Efforts

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What does it mean when alleged satire uses a real name with a fake quote?

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

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Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

Happy LGBT History Month

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LGBT History and education can propel progress for the human rights movement.

Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

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When water becomes a human right in a nation divided.

Dangerous Values at Values Voters Summit

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I perceive so many issues and so much material to critique from the recent so-called Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. that I find it difficult where precisely to focus.

LGBT Equality and the 2012 GOP Presidential Candidates

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In preparation for 2016, a rundown of the LGBT equality platform from the 2012 GOP Presidential hopefuls

Partial Reversal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Only a Beginning

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The reversal of one policy fuels the questioning of discrimination, diplomacy, and the use of the military.

A Letter to My Maternal Great-Grandparents Wolf and Bascha Mahler

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A photo and a film of his great-grandparents helps one man work to heal and repair the world.

Vice President Steps into the Stereotype Muck

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The stereotype of the callous Jewish moneylender pops its head out of the Vice President’s mouth.

A Wall of Separation From Religion in the U.S.

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Does separation between religion and government exist in the U.S.A. anymore? Do we have freedom from religion?

Why I Will Not Pledge My Allegiance to Any Flag

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How to make an informed decision before you pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.

Violence & Xenophobia Face South Asian & Middle Eastern Communities in U.S.

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Xenophobia in politics and race based hate is firmly rooted in US history and on the rise today.

LGBT Youth & the Tyranny of Christian Conversion Therapy

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Conversion Therapy is a problem of religion and society, not a problem of gender and sexual identity.

The Many Ways We All Lose in a Heterosexist Environment

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“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”