Tag Archives: Social Justice

Why believe the SPLC?

From here: Former SPLC employee Bob Moser described “the annual hate-group list” as “a valuable resource for journalists and a masterstroke of Dees’s marketing talents; every year, when the center publishes it, mainstream outlets write about the ‘rising tide of hate’ discovered … Continue reading

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What is Secular Privilege? Here are 10 Everyday Examples

When trying to better understand what white privilege is supposed to be, I discovered a series of articles that help by providing concrete examples, such as What Is White Privilege? Here Are 9 Everyday Examples by Suzannah Weiss.   As I … Continue reading

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Face of Privilege II

Meet Peggy McIntosh. If you don’t know who she is, allow Wikipedia to introduce her: Peggy McIntosh (born November 7, 1934) is an American feminist, anti-racism activist, scholar, speaker, and Senior Research Associate of the Wellesley Centers for Women. She … Continue reading

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Was Matthew Shepard the Victim of a Hate Crime?

I thought I would pass along something I ran across when reading articles about the Jussie Smollett fake hate crime. In the comments section of one of those articles, someone mentioned that Matthew Shapard was not truly the victim of … Continue reading

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Real Privilege

The nice thing about the Jussie Smollett story is that it clearly illustrates what real privilege looks like. Smollett, a wealthy actor and singer, staged an elaborate hate crime hoax and was then able to use it to leverage all … Continue reading

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The Face of Privilege

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Are Draq Queens Modern Day Versions of Blackface?

I don’t see any significant difference between Blackface and Drag queens. Consider their descriptions from Wikipedia: Blackface is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person. The practice gained popularity … Continue reading

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Has Extraterrestrial Intelligence Been Discovered?

From this article: Jareth Nebula might live on earth but he firmly believes he belongs on another planet. The 33-year-old, who was born a woman but transitioned to become a man when he was 29, now believes he doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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So Much Hate

Another activist…. When Nikki Joly’s Jackson home burned down in 2017, some thought the fire was a hate crime against the transgendered, gay-rights activist who had fought for a local anti-discrimination ordinance…..Joly, a transgender man, was touted as Jackon’s 2018 … Continue reading

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The Sentimental Moralist

Commenting on the hysterical reaction to the Covington student issue, Matthew Schmitz made some incredibly insightful points that also apply to the original hysteria surrounding the Jussie Smollett allegations: Oscar Wilde defined the sentimentalist as one “who desires to have … Continue reading

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