After Charlottesville: When Will the United States Transcend White Supremacy?

Now that the violence in Charlottesville has forced “white supremacy” once again into our political vocabulary, let’s ask an uncomfortable question: “When will the United States transcend white supremacy?” My question isn’t, “What should we do about the overt white supremacists who, emboldened by Trump’s success, have pushed their way …

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Why are Religious Homophobes Embracing Transgender Rights?

The seemingly compassionate progressive medical and clinical ‘recognition’ of the transgender ‘patient’ may in reality be reinforcing the heteronormative binary that long caused suffering and alienation both for homosexual and gender non-conforming heterosexual persons. Transgender rights activists emphasise that they belong to a minority defined by gender identity. The ‘masculinity’ …

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