Category Archives: Being Human

David Solway on the feminist enthusiasm for fatness | Are they Trying to Die Early?

In a speech on the topic of “radical fat liberation” jointly sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Department and the Centre for Equity and Inclusion at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, the prodigiously overweight Sonalee Rashatwar, a self-proclaimed Fat … Continue reading

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True but Forbidden 26: White Privilege

Well, it’s not like white privilege is any big secret. Anyone can reach out and take some. Here’s how you do it: Go to school and study your ass off. Graduate from high school. Obey the law. Avoid recreational drugs and alcohol. … Continue reading

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The Creation by M. C. Escher – More @ American Digest

“And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. “ “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide … Continue reading

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Democratic governor ready to sign Louisiana abortion ban bill – CBS News

Nearly three decades ago, when Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ wife was 20 weeks pregnant with their first child, a doctor discovered their daughter had spina bifida and encouraged an abortion. They refused. Now, daughter Samantha is married and … Continue reading

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Dear Media: Women Made the Alabama Abortion Law Happen

if Americans look more closely, they’ll find that’s a blatant miscalculation. Women – pro-life women – are the driving force. The “Alabama Human Life Protection Act,” or HB 314, considers abortion and abortion attempts felony offenses, except in cases where … Continue reading

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Valley of Tears | Now You Know

His voice may still have been in fine shape, but the rest of him clearly wasn’t: For many years Burke struggled with his health, with his “weight estimated somewhere between 300 and 400 pounds” in 2006. New York Times writer Ben … Continue reading

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Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb | Soul Less, Evil Creatures

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman who sold baby clothes to a pregnant woman and lured her back to her house with an offer of more clothing has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling the woman with a cord … Continue reading

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