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Blogging about HOMOphones in the English language…

I guess there are two things I have the grateful for: 1) the people I work with and for are intelligent, 2) they are the opposite of homophobic. Another blogger wasn’t so lucky; apparently, in an All-American ridiculous (or riddikulus, … Continue reading

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Whose Feminism Is It Anyway? The Transgender Question…

Having arrived in the Netherlands for a meeting organised by HIVOS, I found myself in a way too familiar position. On the two hour busride from the airport to the place of our meeting, I had a conversation that has … Continue reading

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Belgium lifts it’s veil

In my humble opinion, Belgium has shown it’s colors. 136 votes in favour of banning the wearing of burka’s in public spaces, 2 votes abstained and 0 votes opposed it. The ban would concern any clothing that obscures the identity … Continue reading

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