Friday News Bites: Tributes, Entertainment News, LGBT Issues + More

This week we’ve got tributes to the dearly departed, gun violence statistics, Freddie Mercury biopic news, and more. Let’s get right to it.


Unpacking Feminism’s Backpack

As a note, I will be using “we” in this essay. It’s difficult because “we” is not easily defined and I am not an authority. “We” will always be more complex than words can cover. “We” always lacks in various representation and “we” does not always cover “we.” I will use it in reference to […]


My Son Came Out to Me. Now What?

I am an ally for LGBTQ people.  In the past few years, I have been educating myself on these issues and all forms of oppression, exploring diversity in its many variations and definitions.  And just when I was getting pretty comfortable – don’t do that because it means you’re getting smug – life threw me […]

Op Ed

Focus on the Family: Moralizing from the Bully Pulpit

It’s national Bullying Awareness week, a topic we will be covering extensively.  In the course of my research for an upcoming article, I stumbled upon a website on bullying created by Focus on the Family, a group not known for its acceptance or tolerance of anyone who does not believe the same way as Focus […]