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A Drag Queen Talks About Homophobia, Ignites A National Debate, Then Beautifully Sums It All Up

This speech, given by Rory O'Neill dressed as Panti Bliss, is incredibly poignant and moving. And at the root of the very important points about what it feels like to experience homophobia and oppression is the issue that's addressed here: How is it acceptable for the majority to tell people who are experiencing oppression and homophobia that they're not — and they can't even talk about it?

A Drag Queen Talks About Homophobia, Ignites A National Debate, Then Beautifully Sums It All Up

I don't think O'Neill — or anyone — should have their voices and experiences silenced. The oppressors shouldn't define oppression. You can share this by hitting the Facebook and Twitter buttons below.

Since three coronavirus vaccines received emergency use authorization from the FDA early in 2021, the question of how to get a high percentage of the population vaccinated has haunted public health officials. As hospitals across the country fill with severely ill COVID-19 patients, the vast majority of whom are unvaccinated, the question remains.

A funeral home in North Carolina is taking a unique tack in advocating for vaccinations, one that's striking and to-the-point.

A truck advertised as Wilmore Funeral Home drove around Bank of America Stadium before the Carolina Panthers football game in Charlotte over the weekend, and it had a simple message: "Don't get vaccinated."

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