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Entries by Warren J. Blumenfeld from 02/2014

Why I Wouldn't Watch the Super Bowl and Won't Support Football: Let Me Count My Reasons

| Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

While I admire the majestic Bald Eagle, and I regard the U.S. Constitution as a stunningly intelligent and inspired document, some people treat me as if I have committed patriotic heresy by challenging the long-established unofficial national game of football.

The War to Defeat AIDS Must Continue

| Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices

I have heard some people refer to our current era as one in which HIV/AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it no longer pose major physical and social barriers. Unfortunately, nothing can be further from the truth even though much has improved since those terrible early years.

An Open Letter to Gov. Jan Brewer on a Proposed Anti-Gay Law

| Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion

To be quite frank, I can't see how two women purchasing a sweet wedding cake or two men sharing a romantic meal in a nice restaurant could offend God, for if God exists, what would be most offensive is using God's name to justify oppression.

To Dismantle the Spokes on the Oppression Wheel

| Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

We can see concepts and issues of oppression as a wheel with each of the separate spokes representing the numerous forms, which continually trample over the rights and the very lives of individuals and entire groups of people.