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شَاذٌّ: Dear 'saviors' of Muslim LGBTQI →
hummussexual: “We” are not monolithic: do not all walk the same path and live the same life. “Our” stories are not something for you to fetishize and exoticize. “We” are not helpless objects for you to (hyper)sexualize and prey upon with your colonial gazes. “We” do not need your saving: you will not turn us into your latest causes célèbres. Non-heteronormative Muslims are not the (new)...
There were four country churches in a small town; the Presbyterian Church, the...– On the Lighter Side… Squirrels in Church From the June 10, 2012 bulletin, Holy Family Catholic Church in Ontonagon MI. (via dislikesocialnetworking)
Sometimes I forget that people are usually...
To illuminate and inspire: quebec students strike... →
activistfratboy: Dear Prof. Chomsky, I was wondering what your thoughts are with regards to students striking against tuition fee hikes? In Quebec, the government currently subsidizes a large portion of our tuition. However, there has been a proposal to increase tuition fees by 75% over the next few years….
There is a dog fed through a Twitter account
did-you-kno: IT professional Nat Morris created a system that feeds his dog while he is away at work. The system releases food from an automated food dispenser when Nat sends a message to ‘@FeedToby’. Source Think that dogs will learn to tweet to tack advantage of it.
My father would have adored Rachel Maddow … Listening to Rachel Maddow is like...– Thomas Steinbeck, on awarding the Steinbeck Award to Rachel Maddow, in a statement. (via ruthoutspoken)
maddowphiles: (via The Secret of Good Interview | Conversations With Slate | Arts and Life | SlateV) But hey, have you seen this video?
Identifiable Lives: AIDS and the Response to... →
maddowphiles: Rachel Maddow’s Thesis! Read it all for free! Ahh!
lookadeer: “You must marry your soul. That wedding is the way.” ~ Rumi
"So yes, it is colder now that it was when the...
myheartlikewoah: - Rachel Maddow
My Name Is Jehad: Happening now: Gaza is under... →
jaffoneh: Few headlines from Twitter and multiple other news agencies: All hospitals in Gaza have now declared a state of emergency as Gaza is under heavy shelling from the IOF IOF warplanes fired a missile near Al Aqsa martyrs hospital in Deir Al Balah, and in Rafah, an ambulance has been hit. Shelling…
Trip to Palestine Part II: First Impressions
This summer I traveled to Palestine/Israel. While I was there, I was blessed with the opportunity to listen to many stories. Stories of loss, stories of suffering, stories of hope and stories of how they live each day. After years of reading, listening and trying to understand the dynamics of the region I arrived on the tarmac of Ben-Gurion international airport, with little sleep, ready to see if...
Our task is to be who we are, in every way we can be; our salvation proceeding...– Kenneth Patton (Unitarian Universalist, minister, poet)
Call me queer.: Prop 8 was overturned today →
masculinetoast: which is a significant step towards equality. However, “gay” marriage is mostly a white, gay male issue (those who I like to call the “HRC gays”) and a systemically racist and sexist religious institution that I don’t want to participate in. Unfortunately the “HRC gay” has become the face “LGBT” which hurts women, POC, trans* people, and other gender-varient members of the...
For Arizona....for the world.
Show me the suffering of the most miserable, So I will know my people’s plight. Free me to pray for others, For You are present in every person. Help me take responsibility for my own life, So that I can feel free at last. Grant me courage to serve others, For in service there is true life. Give me honesty and patience, So that I can work with other workers. Bring forth song and...
I broke one of the Man Rules at work this morning. I’ve already forgotten which...– Bubblegum Blues (via genderqueer)