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Shame != Embarrassment but Embarrassment -> Shame

Shame != Embarrassment but Embarrassment -> Shame

Nathan Thompson August 9, 2014 0

For those of you who are not familiar with Bit-wise operations in C-programming, well the title above means “Shame doesn’t equal embarrassment, but embarrassment can point to shame.” Recently, I’ve been taking a class

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Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

jonathan July 11, 2014 0

An issue of “cultural appropriation” came up again this week in the form of an open letter by Sierra Mannie, a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Her college newspaper article, “Dear White

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Gay Culture is ending

Gay Culture is ending

Chief Esparza June 21, 2014 0

Gay Culture is ending. Thats what I see. We’ve undergone the most rapid switch in public sentiment in history. We’ve won causes more rapidly, been accepted more rapidly, experienced our own internal shifts more

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Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Mauro Sifuentes October 1, 2013 0

  It is in the best interest of this conversation that I begin with some working definitions. I think shared language can often be a crucial element in engaging meaningful and rich discussions about

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The Hysterical Woman

The Hysterical Woman

Vania September 19, 2013 2

Individuals have taken to internet comment boards en masse to highlight one lesser reported aspect surrounding the tragic shooting of Jonathan Ferrell: outrage at Sarah McCartney, the woman who initially called 911, reporting that

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A Reflection on Gay Neighborhoods

A Reflection on Gay Neighborhoods

Chief Esparza August 9, 2013 0

Gay neighborhoods are not in big cities simply because they are big cities and there is a critical mass of gays to form an entire neighborhood. Places like San Francisco are home to so

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Family, Cultura & Amor = Marriage Equality

Family, Cultura & Amor = Marriage Equality

Cyn da' Poet June 26, 2013 0

It’s funny waking up to several messages like “YAY!; AWESOME!; ARE YOU WAITING ANXIOUSLY FOR COURT DECISION? and even wanna get married?”. Obviously I haven’t been feeling good these past days so I overslept

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Please, Stop Saying You Love Me

Please, Stop Saying You Love Me

Vania June 13, 2013 0

A funny thing happened yesterday. After all these years of people referring to my wife as my “friend” or “roommate,” it finally came true – well, on paper anyway. You see, we are in

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From The Block To The Classroom

From The Block To The Classroom

Yosimar April 4, 2013 0

I grew up in small, two-bedroom apartment in the East Side of San Jose. My block was the one that kids would make fun of when they talked about bad neighborhoods. But as a

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The Real HRC

The Real HRC

Chief Esparza March 29, 2013 0

People love that image of Will Smith with the line, “If youre absent during my struggle, dont expect to be present during my success.” This week we saw just that. We saw people jumping

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