Religious Dogma, Heterosexism, and Cissexism

Though certain religious denominations may continue in their attempts to define us, they will fail.

A Memorial Tribute to My Brothers and Sisters in Orlando

I never met the good people who were shot in the Pulse Club in Orlando, but I feel I know them somehow. Their injuries and their passing hit me like the death of old trusted friends whose loss to me is palpable.

‘Pride’ is More Than a Month

How we can make this world better for LGBTQ people?

A Reflection of Memorial Day

Can we finally expand the definition of the term “patriot”.

Empathy as Antidote to Bullies and Demagogues

How do we combat hateful enemies in the most effective way?

Contraception and Little Sisters Carrying a Big Stick

What is the best way to protect young people, establish and preserve strong families and communities, rise from poverty, and ensure the preservation of humanity?

North Carolina and the Specter of the Predatory ‘Other’

By passing House Bill 2, its notorious so-called “transgender no bathroom” bill, the North Carolina legislature has played with fire by further stigmatizing and misdefining the state’s trans* residents.

Democratize The Electoral System

We must finally and fully scrap the undemocratic Electoral College system.

Don’t Confuse Fascist Nationalism for Patriotism

Politicians would rather blame poverty within our communities and low achievement in our schools on the “cultures” of those suffering from the inequities.

Christian Proselytizing as a Form of Oppression

While many Christians view proselytizing as offering the gift of Jesus to the “unbelievers,” many if not most individuals of other faiths and many non-believers consider this as not merely an imposition or as manipulation, but, in fact, consider this as a form of oppression.

‘Spotlight’ And Laying Down The Law

Warren J Blumenfeld shares an article he wrote for The Harvard Crimson in 1986, leaving it to us to see if things have changed much since then.

Driving Black and Brown, the Veil, and ‘Double Consciousness’

Can we abolish the denial systems that prevent many of us grasping our social privileges?

‘It’s Obama’s Fault,’ in Rhyme

It’s Obama’s fault for increasing interest rates,
And for shifting economic tectonic plates.

Not All is Lost: A Letter of Gratitude and Remembrance

Warren Blumenfeld writes a letter to his Polish Great-Grandparents and reflects on his journey of being Jewish and gay.

Santa Clause Forced to Cancel Toy Delivery Trip

Because of naughty adults, Santa feels he has no other choice than to cancel his scheduled toy delivery.

Sing Along: Let’s Go Buy a Gun!

Children who play their games/ Maiming, killing all the same /But let’s all go buy a gun.