Soapbox: Russia’s Deplorable Human Rights Record Needs to Be Addressed ASAP

The purpose of this blog is to discuss and promote beauty, and that includes beauty in many forms.  Some  aspects of beauty, such as beauty of intent and spirit, are universal. In that vein, I think that inclusion, acceptance, and respect are all beautiful things. Likewise, I consider cruelty, intolerance, violence, and and the perpetuation of harmful stereotypes to be ugly and inexcusable.  Continue reading