Metal Marries J-Pop: BABYMETAL’s “Metal Resistance”

I would like to think that my childhood was a unique medley of music and pop culture. My father owned a plethora of CD's, everything ranging from ABBA to ZZ Top. And on top of that, I grew up in an era of prominent import of Japanese animation in children's television (being born in '94). …

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Gender and the Church

I remember the first time I learned about transgender people. I was 14 and Thomas Beatie had appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show as the "pregnant man." I remember being confused at the time, thinking that science had created a way for men to give birth, much like male seahorses do. I was with my mom …

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