I had a short dialogue on Facebook this week about “privilege,” and I though I’d take those comments as a starting point for a blog post. I think dialogues about privilege are critically important, and my views have changed much over time. I expect they will keep evolving too. At one point, I’d have said, privilege simply is power,and it is about who has and who doesn’t have power. But today, I think that is[Read More…]
Archive for October, 2015
In the last general election, fewer than half of all eligible adults voted, and the majority of those who did get to the polls were conservatives. If every registered democrat turned out to vote, the conservatives wouldn’t be in charge everywhere!
Cultural change happens when the dignity of eveyone is placed as more important than the privilege of only some.
It’s all about gender, or it is framed to be all about gender, even if it isn’t. The anti-LGBT zealots talk about men going into women’s bathrooms to fight against nondiscrimination protections.
The thing that will make the difference is voter turnout. If Democrats turn out in large numbers, we can send Toomey packing. But we need you voting on election day!
We must see progressive and fair thinking judges elected, because future victoroies for the LGBTQ community will require judicial decisions favorable to our equality. Plan now to vote in this and every election.
We know so much about how HIV is spread, we ought to be able to stop the spread of HIV. Yet every year more gay and bi men become infected. Why is that? There is a perpetuating cycle of HIV infection.
Diary of Anne Frank is a must see production for everyone. As a society, we need to be having discussions about the myriad topics this play raises.