He nailed it apart from the last seven words. There are many straight white people who somehow get offended when minorities are protected, which is silly, but I’m not sure they are necessarily homophobic.
Many people get upset when a group of people that they do not identify with gets something seemingly extra, even if it’s to balance things out. Their argument is that everyone should be equal and that no one should get special anything, be it a parade, or affirmative action, or whatever. While the basis of their argument is correct, that everyone should be equal, regardless of whatever, that’s not the case yet and if we truly believe in equality, then we must make the effort to ensure that everyone is equal, even if that means that some of the efforts are not equal.
People’s attention needs to be focused on the inequality in order to identify and rectify that inequality. That’s why Pride Parades and Black Lives Matter and the Feminist movement and many others are important. If you don’t call attention to it, people assume everything’s okay even when it’s not… Bob
Please someone explain the shadow to me…
Officials and mountaineering agencies confirmed to NBC News on Friday that three Indian nationals died Thursday while trying to climb the world’s highest mountain, which sits on the border of Nepal and Tibet, an autonomous region of southwest China… More here.
Look closely at the image above and consider that Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, in 1953. That isn’t so long ago and now people are queuing…
I don’t normally like it when people have a dig at millennials, but this individual seems to be unable to do anything for themselves or take responsibility for real life. This is, however, a highly entertaining Twitter thread.
Wasn’t much to say about it so I did the review via Instagram. It is effectively perfect though for the price.
While the graffiti scene in Asia has been a relatively new import from the west, it’s been a well established subculture in Tokyo ever since it made its way to Japan in the late-1980s. Growing to include more than just graffiti bombed on random rooftops, street art of all types have found homes in many corners of Tokyo, with some of the world’s most respected artists contributing to the ever-growing scene… More here.
Makes me want to dig out my passport.