Archive for July, 2013

The cost of higher education hardly seems to be out of the news, whether it’s the Congressional failure to prevent the doubling of student loan interest rates, or the rising cost of higher education itself. Recent budget shortfalls have led many states to cut public funding for public higher education, contributing to already climbing costs, […]

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Originally posted on Like Locked Rooms and Like Books:
If you support allowing openly gay men to serve in the Boy Scouts of America, it’s a list of five reasons why that’s a sensible position. But you can also turn it around and make it a list of five reasons why the Religious Right sees…

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In discussions of homosexuality, it is not uncommon for people who disapprove of homosexuality for religious reasons to claim that they are not bigoted, because they, “love the sinner but hate the sin.” The churches who are considering dropping sponsorship of Boy Scout troops because of the BSA’s policy of allowing gay scouts give lie […]

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