Tag Archives: human rights

Acceptance is key … but it’s complicated

A month or so ago a fellow blogger in the UK, Barry Hopewell, posted the final three stanzas of a compelling poem by Steve Taylor called Acceptance. I’ve been thinking about its message ever since. Let me start with those … Continue reading

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The Courage to Do Something — Cynthia Reyes

I wasn’t planning on posting anything on Mother’s Day, but when I read Cynthia Reyes’ post yesterday, The Courage to Do Something, I knew I had to reblog her message. Cynthia is a Canadian author, journalist, and human rights activist … Continue reading

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Looking at women’s progress around the world … using maps

Seeing as yesterday was International Women’s Day, I thought that using world maps to explore successes and struggles of women around the world would be appropriate for this week’s Map Monday. I must say that some of the rankings showing … Continue reading

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Losing my innocence at 70

For the first 70 years of my life, starting in the immediate aftermath of World War II, I really did believe that the world was progressing towards a common goal, one of peace and prosperity for all. Not just for … Continue reading

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Bathrooms for everyone – good for you, good for business

Several state governments in the U.S. have recently passed what to most of us seems like an absolutely bizarre law, popularly known as the bathroom bill. These bills require that a transgendered person, someone who has endured long-term and intense … Continue reading

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Accessibility is about more than just mobility, and it includes technology

Accessibility, usability, assistive technology.  What does it all mean? Does it matter to you?  The honest answer is that it may well not matter to you, at least not now.  But it may matter to you later, and it may … Continue reading

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