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November 9th: International Gay Red Shirt Day

Do you use the word “gay” when you mean, “stupid” “boring” “ugly”? Why? Careless adoption of  this derogatory slang term has become a widely accepted common practice across the world and it’s time we pull it apart and take it for what it is. Mean.It’s telling an entire group of people that they, themselves are “stupid” … Continue reading

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Say Your Prayers, Berenstain Bears: Bullsh*t Doesn’t Dodge the Bullet

In light of Chik-Fil-A’s recent clarification that that are, indeed, anti-marriage equality, The Jim Henson company has chosen to sever ties with the fast food corporation, followed by the following announcement on Facebook: Photo: The Other 98%  Awesome! Just another reason to love Jim Henson & his legacy. To fill the vacancy in its kid’s … Continue reading

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Wordless(ish) Wednesday: Let Freedom Ring

It’s not freedom until we’re all equally free.   “Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead   “Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us. The blessings in which you this day rejoice are not enjoyed … Continue reading