Posts tagged "prejudice"

Facing prejudice with strength and courage - the ultimate challenge

You may have noticed that we are seeing more and more mentions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (lgbt) in the headlines lately.  The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passing in the U.S. Senate, marriage equality passing in Illinois and Hawaii, California’s bill protecting transgender students are all issues that have made their way into... Read more »

Glad I live in Illinois and Not Oklahoma

I have lived in Illinois for nearly my entire life, since I was five, and there are a lot of things about living here that I’m not really keen with; the unbearable winters, insane traffic, the highest gas prices in the nation, government corruption, just to name a very few.  But if I am to... Read more »

Ignorance, Prejudice, Discrimination and Education, A Transgender view

Ignorance.  This word, by definition, seems harmless enough.  Webster’s dictionary defines it as “lack of knowledge or awareness”.  Okay, lack of knowledge is not such a bad thing.  I’m ignorant of quite a few things; Replacing the master cylinder on my car, brain surgery, how to fire a 9mm handgun, how to drive an 18-wheeler... Read more »
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