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An attack on us all

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<div class="wp-block-advanced-gutenberg-blocks-notice is-variation-info" data-type="info"><p class="wp-block-advanced-gutenberg-blocks-notice__title">An update</p><p class="wp-block-advanced-gutenberg-blocks-notice__content">Further news updates since the publication of this post have indicated that the story was fabricated. To abuse our sympathy, loyalty and kindness for personal gain is a grave insult to the many people who work hard to protect and stand up for people like myself, who are at risk of targeted persecution, mistreatment and violence.</p></div></p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2019/01/30/an-attack-on-us-all/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “An attack on us all”</span></a>

The cake fight is over but the question wasn’t answered

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<p> The Supreme Court’s ruling is impressive legal gymnastics that allow it to avoid answering the question of what wins in a conflict between the right to freedom of speech and freedom of religion exercise and the right to equal protection under the law.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2018/06/04/the-cake-fight-is-over-but-the-question-wasnt-answered/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “The cake fight is over but the question wasn’t answered”</span></a></p>

When a cake is not just cake

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<p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/06/gake-cake-fight-why-bakers-had-right-to-refuse-order" rel="nofollow">https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/06/gake-cake-fight-why-bakers-had-right-to-refuse-order</a></p> <p>I appreciate the argument, but Kenan Malik is presenting a different frame of reality. There cannot be a legal difference between discriminating against a class of people or discriminating against a particular individual, or else we effectively destroy the effectiveness of anti-discrimination legislation.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2018/05/06/when-a-cake-is-not-just-cake/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “When a cake is not just cake”</span></a></p>

On email signatures

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<figure> <p><img src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/231d8-1sutor_vk64dgctesbxthsw.jpeg?w=960&ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1" data-lazy-src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/231d8-1sutor_vk64dgctesbxthsw.jpeg?w=960&is-pending-load=1#038;ssl=1" srcset="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP///yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" class=" jetpack-lazy-image" loading="lazy"/><noscript><img src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/231d8-1sutor_vk64dgctesbxthsw.jpeg?w=960&ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1"/></noscript><br /> </p></figure> <h4>Should I include my pronouns?</h4> <blockquote><p>“He, him, his.</p></blockquote> <blockquote><p>“She, her, hers.</p></blockquote> <blockquote><p>“They, them, theirs,” chanted the schoolchildren as they prepared for their pronouns quiz.</p></blockquote> <hr /> <p>I’ve been thinking about email signatures. You know, that block of text automatically inserted into the bottom of all your emails with your name and contact information.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2017/06/16/on-email-signatures/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “On email signatures”</span></a></p>