Lady Gaga's performance of the VMA (Video Music Award) Show on MTV gave my NCCU students pause to think about her cross-dressing behavior. In her James Dean-inspired outfit, she strutted around stage, danced, and sang wonderfully...for Lady Gaga.
With her performance, we then began a discussion on the way we appear in public, and the fluid nature of sex, sexuality and sexual orientation...going beyond "male-female."
Who Are Sufi Muslims and Why Do Some Extremists Hate Them? - A terrorist attack in Egypt has focused attention on the mystical school of Islam, which emphasizes the inward search for divinity.
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