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Attorney General Lynch & the ‘bathroom law’

Seems a good day to post this. For those not following the story, North Carolina’s infamous ‘Bathroom law’ – amongst other things – requires transgender people to use toilets consistent with their birth gender, not their gender identity. Loretta Lynch’s powerful … Continue reading

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Love has no labels – Ad Council

Click on the link for this short film from the Ad Council, which makes its point rather effectively. The Ad Council comment runs:- ‘While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about … Continue reading

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Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed All Men Of Touch – Mark Greene

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/megasahd-touch-isolation-how-homophobia-has-robbed-men-of-touch/ Intelligent and humane article from Mark Greene via http://www.goodmenproject.com. In the writer’s view, this is a cultural issue going beyond touch between men, and issues around sexual identity or homophobia – huge as these are. As Mark acknowledges, our … Continue reading

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Your Sexuality: Ask & Tell: Alyssa Royse at TEDxRainier

Forthright and sensible TED talk from Alyssa, making some valuable points about sexuality and the toxicity of sexual shame, backed up with a few hard-hitting statistics. She defines ‘sex’ as ‘a consensual act between adults, and gives focus to consent … Continue reading

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Get REAL & challenging/moving beyond homophobia

Thank you to The Good Men Project on Twitter for this useful link to an article about Get REAL’s work at U.S. college level contributing to ‘unlearning homophobia and embracing everyone’. http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/frat-soro-against-homophobia-jvinc/?utm_content=buffer4dba9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Clearly this has a U.S. cultural context and … Continue reading

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