RWA Makes a Statement on Equality

You may remember the great and terrible brouhaha that came down regarding the Romance Writers of America Oklahoma chapter Romance Writers Ink singling out LGBT entries as no longer accepted in their More Than Magic contest, a contest LGBT romances had won and placed well in during previous years. You may also remember RWA being uncomfortably […]

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Bigotry is a Transitive Noun

Bigot. It’s such a loaded, nasty word. It’s negative, and no one ever wants to use it. It’s like “racist” or  “homophobic.” “Anti-Semitic” sounds more like a clinical condition than a mindset one shares with Hitler, but it nevertheless carries enough context to send people scrambling for higher ground. “I’m not a bigot. I’m not […]

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RWA Shouldn’t Be in the Business of Discrimination

– Note: MTM will no longer accept same-sex entries in any category. from the contest rules for the More Than Magic contest hosted by Romance Writers Ink Chapter of RWA It’s taken me several days to be able to write this blog post, and the worst part of it is that my job isn’t done […]

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