Promised Land: LGBTQ Children’s Book Read Aloud [FULL]

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of ‘Promised Land’ being released, experience the entire story of ‘Promised Land’ for the first time. Available to purchase as a paperback, ebook and audiobook at: http://ift.tt/2EGP72s #LoveIsLove

In a Kingdom where all are considered equal, regardless of what they look like or who they love, ‘Promised Land’ is a fairytale about friendship, responsibility, adventure and love.

Written by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris, the book features 32 stunning illustrations by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore sure to delight kids young and old. Narrated by Geraldine Brophy and composed by Tane Upjohn-Beatson.

“From every point-of-view, including artistically, it’s a beautiful book.” ~ Sir Ian McKellen

Our second book ‘Maiden Voyage’ comes out June 2018!

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Voltron: Legendary Defender Will Return on March 2nd!

Season 4!!!

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Fans were ecstatic on Tuesday when the official Voltron Instagram account posted a poll about Prince Lotor. Of course, we’re all hyped about Lotor and whether he’s going to be a friend or foe. But the bigger news lay in the bottom right corner of the image that was posted: new episodes of Voltron: Legendary Defender will be available March 2nd, 2018!

Voltron: Legendary Defender Photo Source: @voltronofficial via Instagram

Voltron: Legendary Defender Photo Source: @voltronofficial via Instagram

This news was dropped shortly after the official Voltron social media accounts confirmed that there will be a panel at Emerald City Comic Con on March 1st. Josh Keaton, Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos will be present at the panel for a sneak peek into season 5. Jeremy Shada will also be present at the convention and will be doing photo-op and autograph sessions.

This is a wonderful way to kick off the convention weekend! A panel…

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Delilah – Inside My Love [Official Video]

Debut album FROM THE ROOTS UP out now!
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Download the free Delilah & Bass mixtape here:
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Download the free 2-4am Mixtape here:
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If more Afrodescendants in this country are going to get into board game design, I hope that they can take a page from the growing popularity of German-style games.

The Germans who designed Settlers of Catan and other construction-oriented, non-excluding board games took their cue from living in the shadow of Hitler and his movement’s war machine. These newer Germans sought to move in a less war-driven, less-capitalistic, less-predatory game structure.

That is a more exemplary model to follow. I don’t know if there are German-style RPG board games, though.

Why is the Bible So Badly Written?

Good post! It reflects many of my views on why the Bible is so inadequate as a “guidebook” or a map of the future.

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RejectedMillions of Evangelicals and other Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was dictated by God to men who acted essentially as human transcriptionists. If that were the case, one would have to conclude that God is a terrible writer. Many passages in the Bible would get kicked back by any competent editor or writing professor, kicked back with a lot of red ink—often, in fact, more red than black.

Mixed messages, repetition, bad fact checking, awkward constructions, inconsistent voice, weak character development, boring tangents, contradictions, passages where nobody can tell what the heck the writer meant to convey. . . .  This doesn’t sound like a book that was dictated by a deity.

A well-written book should be clear and concise, with all factual statements accurate and characters neither two-dimensional nor plagued with multiple personality disorder—unless they actually are. A book written by a god should be some of…

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