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Understanding Ableism, a Very Common Form of Prejudice

Understanding Ableism, a Very Common Form of Prejudice

People throw around a lot of “isms” these days. Most people already understand the concept of racism, sexism, and even classism. They also understand the concepts of homophobia and transphobia. All of these are forms of prejudice that people have against conditions and features that people can not change. Sometimes, these prejudices are overt and […]

Phelps and Me: Infiltrating the Westboro Baptist Church

Phelps and Me: Infiltrating the Westboro Baptist Church

Maybe it was ego, hubris, or a general lack of respect that led me to believe that it would be possible to infiltrate the inner sanctum of Fred Phelps and his family. I suspect in my mind it was as innocent as running away to a circus for a day. In actuality, it was more […]