In this issue on Prejudice, we look many of the different types of discrimination. We talk about age, disability, and gender bias. Our writers tackle the issues of LGBTQA equity and discrimination against convicted felons. We even look at bias towards certain breeds of dogs.
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of prejudice is: the preconceived judgment or opinion and/or an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge. The notion of prejudice is an ever-changing ideology.
I read your last issue on Love, and it made me think of my country, Guinea. As we head into winter, I recall how the temperature in my country was so different. Imagine sleeping at night in your house where the weather is between 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and you’re sweating profusely.
by Connie Clarkson In January of this year, I got the opportunity to go to the Palm Springs Film Festival with my aunt in Palm Springs, CA. I immediately grabbed the chance […]
When I came out after many years in the closet my friends were very surprised. Their reaction was not unexpected when you hide a part of you from the world for 18, almost 19 years of your life. What was unexpected were some of the reactions I got from acquaintances.
by Krista Nadeau After the second date, a dozen red roses were delivered to my house. How ungrateful that after the initial flattery and recognizing the beauty of the roses, my next […]
By Sam Jacobs I was laying down on the table in the operating room at Mercy Hospital on April 25, 2018, having my first surgery ever. I was so scared—luckily I got […]
By Sam Jacobs It was seven o’clock at night in March of 2007. I’d just returned home from my friend’s ice skating performance, I walked through the front door and all of […]
by Krista Nadeau “Now what did they get?” Each week something new was unloaded from their vehicle. A windfall for my neighbor. To their face, nothing but happiness. Week after week something […]
Stories & Photos by Clayton Hoyle Someone might consider me lucky to be able to have gotten not only one but two Volvo 240’s both at different times for only 300 dollars […]