All Blog Posts Tagged 'homeless' (2)

Taboo Against Discussing the Relationship of Religion to Homelessness Prevents Action

I have been a homelessness activist for some time. I've worked with lots of homeless people and I've been homeless myself. There's a taboo subject inside the realm of homelessness, one which can really cause people to flip out on you. That subject is the relationship of religion to teen and young adult homelessness.

A while back, I decided to slide it into one of my pages on homelessness in which I discuss causes of homelessness. Unsurprisingly, I had to moderate a number of comments… Continue

Added by Kylyssa Shay on December 23, 2009 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

Hey! New use for Atheism! Drive away the Jesus-bums!

Ok, so "bum" is a rather un-PC term.

Especially since I myself am currently quasi-homeless. Although, living out of a tiny RV where ever I'm parked today, without electricity, I somehow still manage to keep reasonably clean (I've got hobo-bath down to a science) and not drunk 24/7.

Unlike the guy who has spent the last several minutes trying to sit next to me and bum money off of me. And I think pick me up.

My initial response to him? "Sorry man. I'm homeless… Continue

Added by Jo Jerome on December 22, 2009 at 8:15pm — 7 Comments

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