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AIDS LifeCycle: Day 1 (83 miles down, 462 miles to go)

What always gets on AIDS LifeCycle are the mothers standing on the top of a hill with a photo of their son who lost the battle with AIDS. They say thank you. In fact, I should thank them. They get me through the day. But I digress… We rode out today from Cow Hollow excited, […]

Guest Blog: Voivode vs. Vampire – Dracula in Modern Literature

By Gemma Norman, University of Birmingham The name ‘Dracula’ is a name synonymous with vampires: the handsome, seductive aristocratic Count of Bram Stoker’s novel is the image that first comes to mind upon hearing the name. Most people have also heard the name Vlad the Impaler, but it’s rare to find someone who knows that […]

A Quotation About Doubt From Buddha

The verdict is in….

Comment from: “In the trial of Trayvon, the U.S. is guilty.” “The Trayvon Martin trial was not supposed to happen. This is true in two respects. The Trayvon Martin trial only took place because public outrage prompted Florida police to arrest George Zimmerman, the man who killed him, over a month after Martin’s death. The […]

Lesbian Couple Denied Marriage License in Poplarville, Mississippi

http://www.towleroad.com/2013/07/lesbian-couple-denied-marriage-license-in-poplarville-mississippi-video-.html As reported earlier, the Campaign For Southern Equality has been on a road trip through Mississippi this week to highlight the state’s anti-LGBT laws and speak out for equality as part of their “We Do” campaign. On Wednesday, the campaign traveled to Poplarville (population: 2,894) to test the marriage application process for gay couples. […]

Day 2 from Panama

Spending one extra day in Panama City before heading out to the countryside. I have been reading up on the history of the country and the U.S. involvement in South American affairs. I love everything about the country and I feel like my next few trips will be back to Latin America: Colombia, Guatemala… My […]

Awesome Covers: “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”

Sleeping at Last is an indie rock musical project of which singer and multi-instrumentalist Ryan O’Neal is the sole member. They did an exceptional cover of “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).” Enjoy!

Fix You

When you try your best, but you don’t succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can’t replace When you love someone, but it goes to […]

What’s next

Originally posted on Anti Racism Xenomorph:
Today is the day that DOMA died. SCOTUS finally stated that it was unconstitutional and the reactions on both sides was emotional. I have for the most part avoided the ignorance and bigotry I didn’t want to have my day ruined by the stupidity that is out there. I…

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Arrive at the Supreme Court for the Ruling