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Evangelical Homophobia-Planting in Uganda: A Tough Seed with Poisonous Fruit

Christian extremists in Uganda’s parliament are hoping that hunger and high gas prices will provide the cover they need to finally subject gay men to punishment of biblical proportions. They have introduced a bill, up for vote on May 11, that … Continue reading

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Why, Despite All, I Feel Sorry for Sarah Palin

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When I was in college, I met a guy who hit his girlfriend harder than he intended to – and killed her.  I have often imagined –let’s call him Peter–looking at his girlfriend’s body on the floor, hoping desperately that … Continue reading

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Gabby Giffords Said It: Words Matter

Confronted with the horrific shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and six constituents who lost their lives, we all should be reminded how tremendously words matter.  Giffords herself knew this. Gabrielle Giffords was described by Alan Grayson, as “one of the most … Continue reading

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