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On Monday, we wrote our analysis of the disastrous 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby, which gives greater religious freedom rights to closely held for-profit corporations and less religious freedom rights to natural persons (their words). We also urged you to express your dissent byRead More

The Sexual Freedom Project: Covert Inter-Communal Discrimination

También en Español Why do you think discrimination remains so prevalent within our LGBTQ activist community? Join The Sexual Freedom Project cast with your own video or essay (via columbia@venusplusx.org), and we will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt to thank you. More videos here. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: Activism Intersects With All Walks of Life

What motivates you to be an activist? Was there one radicalizing experience that made you get up and do something, or was it a gradual evolution?How does your activism interact or relate to other aspects of your life? Join The Sexual Freedom Project cast with your own video or essay (via columbia@venusplusx.org), and we will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt to thank you. More videos here. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: For the Next Generation

(También en Español) Has one of your family members or your thoughts of a future generation motivate your activism? Coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender or Gender-queer is a political act in and of itself, but how does it help change other family members' acceptance of LBGT community-at-large in a different light? Leave a comment and let us know what you think, or make your own video or blog to share. We will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt or slap bracelet to thank you. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: Invested in the Future

(También en Español) Why is it important for teachers, mentors, and leaders to be advocates for their students? Leave a comment and let us know what you think, or make your own video or blog to share. We will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt or slap bracelet to thank you. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: Using Privilege to Help Others

(También en Español) What is your privilege? Race, education, economic status? How have you used, or would like to use, your privilege, however small, to benefit others, to pave the way for those who need it. Leave a comment and let us know what you think, or make your own video or blog to share. We will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt or slap bracelet to thank you. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: Diverse Spiritual Traditions

(También en Español) How is your sexual freedom and spirituality connected? or disconnected? Leave a comment and let us know what you think, or make your own video or blog to share. We will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt or slap bracelet to thank you. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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The Sexual Freedom Project: Dedicated to Education

(También en Español) What are the best ways for us to get information about sexual freedom to our friends, fellow students, neighbors, and co-workers? Have you ever given a presentation, held a class, or even just started up a conversation with someone about sexuality and gender issues that are important to you? Do cultural taboos about discussing sexual topics hold you (or people you know) back to any extent, and if so, how can these inhibitions be overcome to carry on the important work of educating others? Let us know what you think. Make a video, write a poem, song, or ...

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The Sexual Freedom Project: The Future Depends On Us

(También en Español) As 2011 draws to a close, it is a natural time to pause and reflect on the year that is ending, and look forward to the new year that is opening up before us. What sort of future do you envision, next year and beyond? Do you think things will get better in terms of our politics, our economy, our sexual freedoms? What do you want to change about the future? What role will the Occupy movement, taking place across the country, play in making a better future? How are you personally going about effecting the kinds ...

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The Sexual Freedom Project: A Personal Journey

(También en Español) Was your own coming out gradual? Or have you always known? Were you out to other people before you fully realized you were gay? Has coming out changed the direction of your life or not? Has coming out changed your sense of social justice or another aspect of your life. Leave a comment and let us know what you think, or make your own video or blog to share. We will send you a free VenusPlusX t-shirt or slap bracelet to thank you. Video edited by Tiye Massey.

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