What We Know About Sex, Discrimination and Violence

Over the past two weeks or so, several political and current event stories have piqued my interest. They are the stuff I am mulling these days. Bits of stories that grabbed ahold of me and won’t let go. And most of them relate to sex, discrimination and violence.

These stories stop me. Each has a line or a word that shakes me and makes me want to shake the people involved. Perhaps it is my complete “Libra-ness” showing, that idealist in me that wants us to treat one another as we want to be treated. That child within me that learned early that if I couldn’t say anything nice, to not say anything at all. That very humane part of me that wishes the world was more humane and that humans more easily lived humanely.

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