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Make a Difference for LGBT Athletes at 2020 Olympics

Make a Difference for LGBT Athletes at 2020 Olympics

From Huffington Post: Russia has made its share of headlines lately and it looks like their 2014 Olympic games could have a ripple effect felt for years to come. Earlier this summer, President Putin signed an anti-LGBT bill into law essentially making it illegal for any Russian citizen (or even tourists visiting the country) to wear “gay propaganda” or proclaim his or her homosexuality in public for fear of receiving fines or being imprisoned. Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization which works to help end discrimination and ignorance towards LGBT athletes in organized sports, has turned to social media in hopes of ensuring that future Olympics are held where LGBT athletes are welcomed.  Read the full artice...

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Anti-Gay Church Leader May be Gay

Anti-Gay Church Leader May be Gay

Is this gay-hater gay? On this site, we share about the benefit of waking up out of our LGBT identities and seeing that these identities are only conventional designations, not ultimately who we are.  But coming out can be such an important part of our lives.  This usually happens before we wake up.  Coming out is its own awakening.  Denying our sexual attraction can result in not only self-judgment but also negative attitudes, or even hate, for those in the LGBT community.  Fred Phelps is a member of the Westboro Baptist Church, whose main mission is to persecute homosexuals.  But . . . is he gay?  Oh, the painful irony if so.  Identity has a way of hurting us in ways we can’t always see until we take a closer look.  Here’s an article from Huffington Post  [Read...

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Freddie Mercury – Sex and Impermanence

Freddie Mercury – Sex and Impermanence

Sex and Impermanence – Freddie Mercury.  I love Freddie Mercury for his brilliant music obviously.  His life and personality reflected the impermanence of things and the emptiness of identity.  Freddie wasn’t about categories and didn’t believe that what he did in bed reflected who he was.  For him, his songs were temporary creations “to be used to let stuff out and then thrown away.”  Read this interview on Mediasearch with Freddie’s...

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