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prejudice

COMMENTARY: Issue is so much bigger than Paula Deen

Let me just ask this: If instead of the N-word Paula Deen had used the word “faggot” or “dyke” or “fairy” or the C-word, how would you feel about her then?

COMMENTARY: Hate, shoot, mourn

Isn't it time to have a meaningful discussion on common sense gun control?

COMMENTARY: Living on the dark side of the rainbow

What the hell do I know from prejudice, right? There’s racism, homophobia, misogyny, classism, ageism, a vast spectrum of “otherisms”— the dark side of the rainbow — all of them designating certain groups of people as “other.”

COMMENTARY: "What is wrong with people?"

“You know, this conversation would make a terrible short story. There’s no arc. No beginning, no middle, no end. No one changes! It’s the same old crappola. Can’t we fix anything?”

COMMENTARY with VIDEO: Why we are better than they

When it comes right down to it, chillun, people who choose to hate, people who hate anonymously, people who lie about hating, people who humorize hate to render it invisible, these people who hate are just not as good as the rest of us.