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Queer Youth of Color Speak Out!

Radical queers are going to fuck shit up! – Juan Gabriel Padilla On Saturday, the main feature of the Creating Change plenary session was a panel of queer youth of color. The discussion dealt with the challenges that youth organizing faces, highlighted by a recent report from FIERCE (Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment), […]

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Another Arrogant Scribd Proselytizer and My Retort

Note to all proselytizers: My problem isn’t that I don’t know enough about what you believe; it’s that I know too much. Stop trying. (UPDATE: New picture attached to the bottom.) On Saturday, I wrote about Jean Cooke, a Seventh-day Adventist who writes unintelligible theological musings on Scribd and her seemingly random choice to subscribe […]

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Oh, You Want Me To See All The Crap You Spout? Well, THANK YOU!

There’s a phenomenon that takes place in social networking that many are familiar with, particularly Twitter users. It’s when people follow you specifically because they want you to see their stuff. There are plenty of Twitter bots programmed just to search for keywords and then follow anybody who uses those words. (Try tweeting something about […]

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Reflections: Why Are Ithaca College Pianos a Big Deal?

At this point, most of the momentum behind what I’ve been calling “IC Pianogate” has probably worn off. We might still get some details about the damage done to pianos and marimbas in the Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College (like this message from Dean Woodward), but I think most of the community has […]

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Religious Privilege Primer – 8 – Concluding Reflections

In Reaction to the Passing of Proposition 8: A Conversation of Privilege around Religion and Faith Zack Ford – November 8, 2008 Preface: Roots of ZFB Part 1 – Introduction: Reflections on Prop 8 Part 2 – What is Privilege? Part 3 – Christian Privilege Part 4 – Religious Privilege Part 5 – Atheism and […]

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Religious Privilege Primer – Preface: Roots of ZFB

How did ZackFord Blogs come about? Why did I decide to dedicate a whole blog to issues of religious privilege and LGBT issues? Just like in that one episode of Heroes that showed the events right before the original pilot, I’m going to share today everything that led up to the creation of this blog. […]

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