Tag Archives: Discrimination

The Forgotten

How the language of politics and pressure for high TV ratings fails the vulnerable and oppressed. Hidden beneath the 24/7 daily news reels and reality show comparisons of American politics and the culture and social wars taking place between the Dems and GOP, the plight of those abroad has often been conveniently forgotten or whittled […]

Trump’s lead still doesn’t mean a general election win and here’s why

Trump’s rejection of the Republican donor base and one-hundred-percent reliance on his own wealth for campaign funding has allowed him the freedom to pander to the worst of the worst with extreme, sexists, and racist statements that appeal to a small fraction of the voting population. His larger than life persona coupled with a media […]

I’ll take a little cream in my coffee: The evolution of interracial dating in the 21st century

Dating can be tricky – even when it is with someone from your own race and culture. Every couple, regardless of background, must deal with everyday issues such as communication, team work, love, sex, jobs, finances, and the divvying up of household duties. It’s hard for someone my age to really remember a time when […]

God Is Not My Law

 “I used to be a Protestant.” It’s a response I have uttered hundreds of times when asked about my religious beliefs. “I am now an atheist” is what usually follows. Growing up in America my religious affiliation was viewed as a defining characteristic of the type of person I was to become later on in […]

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Samantha In Melbourne

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