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The Piece about Feminism And Disliking Taylor Swift

Originally published on independent.ie Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift’s long-running feud was reignited last week, when Kim posted a throwback photo of herself with a nude waxwork of Swift. The waxwork was created last year for a highly controversial music video of Kanye West, Kim’s husband. The record and video ...

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Greenleaf And Why The Church Has Lost Its Authority To Judge

The following write-up is filled with spoilers. He lifted up himself, and said unto them, “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.” … And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the ...

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You Are Here (A Tribute To Ohax)

Been moping at my notepad and my thoughts are not coming together. Do I blame them? They are flung far, scattered, apart to the many memories that you graced with your selfless self. I want to cry more, but I can’t. Even if I had more tears, I wouldn’t. Let ...

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Jesus Healed A Gay Man

You don’t understand. Everyone says Homosexuals are this, homosexuals are that But Jesus Christ healed a Gay man in the Bible. And it wasn’t his homosexuality the good Lord healed him of. I mean, I was having this talk with my friend Nathaniel the other day (by the way, Nath’s ...

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“I Am Sorry. We Are Sorry.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Formally Apologizes to Canada’s LGBTQ Community

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took steps to mend the nation’s fractured relationship with its own LGBT community. In the House of Commons, he issued a lengthy, formal apology to queer Canadians who’d been fired from their jobs and the military during the Cold War. Trudeau, who teared ...

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DISMANTLING THE ARGUMENT OF “AGAINST NATURE”

The basic conclusion of the argument of “against nature” — as thrown around by Anti-LGBTIQ+ proponents — is that non-heterosexual orientations are not natural. Allow me to reiterate that this argument is fallacious and built up simply to support discrimination against sexual minorities. But before I start discounting this fallacy, ...

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Game of Thrones’ Arya Stark Is Not A Role Model

Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham, who plays Ser Davos, says that Arya Stark should not be viewed as a role model. One would be hard pushed to find a fan that doesn’t have a soft spot for the youngest Stark sister on the HBO TV show, even though the ...

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RAPE AND THE PENIS ENTITLEMENT

“God gave men a penis and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time.” – Robin Williams. °°°° Yesterday, I stumbled upon some screenshots on a friend’s post, capturing a certain Twitter user’s rape experience. As usual, there were comments outrightly condemning rape ...

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The African Homophobe Is Not Special. He Is Simply Behind Schedule

There’s a faux attempt by some members of the African public to paint their homophobia as something new and special, to see it as a vestige of our burgeoning religious and moral fiber resisting Western ills. Nothing could be further from the truth. First, as a people, we’re not some ...

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Two Times I Had the Eureka Moment

1. It is 1983. Susan Sontag and John Berger are alone in the studio, sitting face-to-face at a small round table. The spotlight is on them, and reflects a few ways behind them so that we can see the dull red-and-black-patterned walls. John’s hair is richly grey. He’s wearing a ...

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