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- Quick post: A great example of using one’s privilege for good.
- “So What if Privilege is the Lowest Difficulty Setting?” A Response to Scalzi’s Post
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- Dr. Sheila on Quick post: On supporting marriage.
- StaightGrandmother on Quick post: On supporting marriage.
- Giving thanks, thoughtfully. | Dr. Sheila Addison on “So What if Privilege is the Lowest Difficulty Setting?” A Response to Scalzi’s Post
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Last week, a friend tagged me to tell me about a post on Jezebel about cultural appropriation, that happened to feature an old project of mine: the cultural appropriation “Bingo card.” “Bingo cards” have become a popular way to track … Continue reading →
It’s been quiet here at my blog of late, but the day before Thanksgiving, I’m reflecting on the traditional American celebration of the season. On the one hand, I appreciate the benefits that gratitude can bring to our health and … Continue reading →
David Blankenhorn, known for testifying in favor of California’s Proposition 8, has come out in support of gay marriage. Instead of fighting gay marriage, I’d like to help build new coalitions bringing together gays who want to strengthen marriage with … Continue reading →
Sociologist Phillip Cohen, who writes the excellent blog Family Inequality, appeared on Talk of the Nation recently as a guest alongside the head-desk worthy economist Isabel Sawhill who recently brought single-mom bashing into the 21st Century. He points out that … Continue reading →
This post from Bruce Reyes-Chow is a great example of a concrete answer to the question I tried to address in my previous post, “well what do you expect me to do if I have this privilege you’re talking about?” … Continue reading →
So, John Scalzi wrote a post about “how to talk about privilege without getting into arguments over the P-word” by using a computer game metaphor, and the Internet exploded. People have reprinted Scalzi’s post, and rehashed Scalzi’s post, and interviewed … Continue reading →
For those who haven’t heard, HBO is airing a two-part documentary on May 14 and 15, called “The Weight of the Nation.” It’s getting a tremendous amount of press, and is being promoted by The Center for Disease Control and … Continue reading →
I just sent this email to the AAMFT Board of Directors (edited so that links are hyperlinks): —- Dear AAMFT Board: I hope you will read this and other news stories about Amendment 1 which just passed in North Carolina. … Continue reading →