Category Archives: Society

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Tired of Violence? Another World Is Possible

If you want it. “I don’t want to live in this world anymore.” That’s what the voice in my head said yesterday as I learned of yet another mass shooting in yet another elementary school, taking away the precious lives of more children and those

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Is ‘Color Blindness’ a Worthy Goal?

It doesn’t take much awareness to notice that our Universe loves — really loves — diversity. Just imagine what our world would look like if it were all one color. From the bright red of the male cardinal to the subtle colorings of his female

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Halloween As An American LGBTQ+ Holiday

Halloween is America’s “gay” holiday. In the words of lesbian poet and scholar Judy Grahn, Halloween is “the great gay holiday.” And this weekend, after months of lockdown due to COVID, lavish costumes will resurface, especially among us LGBTQ+ revelers. Back in the day, Halloween