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Trump: Them Vs Us

The privileged today are those who are truly not thrown by the election results in the US – those who are unperturbed. They are the ones who know their livelihoods and hopes are in “safe” hands. They are the powered individuals whose conformity to majority rules renders them safe in a new Trump-ian world. I… Continue reading Trump: Them Vs Us

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Facebook’s New Gender Options

Facebook has made another notable change to its interface – and this time for the better! – expanding its gender options. Since its inception, Facebook has offered the two heterosexist, phallocentric options well known to us all – male or female. Now,  the social networking site will offer the fifty choices (see the list below)… Continue reading Facebook’s New Gender Options

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“If My Son Were Gay” Nishat Ahmed

Ahmen’s powerful and stirring poem “If My Son Were Gay” revises the typical and common assumptions and critiques which father’s and mother’s level against their gay children, turning them completely on their heads. Instead of critiquing and judging, the poet champions their bravery and happiness. “If my son were gay, I’d slap him With a… Continue reading “If My Son Were Gay” Nishat Ahmed