So, yesterday was not a good day in history for the United States. Fifty people were murdered for the crime of being homosexual persons of color. Bigots and bigotry still hold sway in this country. This is obvious from the reactions from certain ends of the political spectrum. Understand, there is no justification for what happened. None. We have waited entirely too long to do anything about the problem. It was a hate crime made possible by easy access to military grade weapons. I can't go on. I haven't the words, and in any case, as a white person it isn't my place to speak but to listen. However, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Sonnet says everything: Love is love. [and] Cannot be killed or swept aside.
Literary/Entertainment: From Mary Robinette Kowal, This Isn't Funny--Stop It. Colbert: Clinton win like something seen in a ’sci-fi novel or any other country in the world.’ This Guy Transforms Himself Into Disney Princesses And His Makeup Skills Are Too Good. He isn't 'too good.' That implies that somehow he hasn't the right to excel at applying makeup. That's bullshit. He's a genius. Since you like dapper seniors, this is the current catalogue of a famous German Goth fashion designer. WHY DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES ARE CALLING OUT “ME BEFORE YOU” AS A HOT MESS. IN DEFENSE OF UNLIKABLE WOMEN.
General: This may shock you: Hillary Clinton is fundamentally honest. I’m A White Guy Feeling Meh About Hillary’s Nomination — And Part Of That Is Misogyny. White Privilege Isn’t Tainting the Criminal-Justice System. It Is the Criminal Justice System. “No, I meant where are you really from?” on being black and German. UN calls on Ireland to reform abortion laws after landmark ruling.
Trigger Warning: The Stanford Sexual-Assault Judge Is Now Facing Calls for a Misconduct Investigation. A motherfucker tried with me tonight. You Want To ‘Protect’ Women In Bathrooms. What About From Actual Rapists? Men See Themselves In Brock Turner—That’s Why They Don’t Condemn Him.
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