Author Archives: bdproffer

About bdproffer

I am currently the Assistant Manager for the University Activities Board at Michigan State University. After earning my B.A. from the University of Michigan-Flint, I entered the Student Affairs profession. After a few years in the field, I returned to school and earned my M.A. in Educational Leadership-Higher Education Student Affairs from Eastern Michigan University. In my spare time I blog about my thoughts and musings on current issues in higher education, student affairs, web 2.0, LGBT issues and general life inspirations and observations. I also volunteer for Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

A Response

I stumbled across a blog post on Facebook early this week that I’ve decided to respond to. Below is the post (in italics) with my response (in bolded orange): It has been said that in marriage, the pain and stress of … Continue reading

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“I will push back”: Thoughts on Those Who Fight Against Non-Discrimination Policies

As we all know, recently there has been an uptick in the debate on LGBTQ rights and federal and state non-discrimination legislation and policies. The arguments for adding LGBTQ into non-discrimination legislation and policies are basically: FOR non-discrimination legislation and … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the … Continue reading

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2017 P.A.N.D.A. Awards!

Can you believe it? It’s time for the 3rd Annual P.A.N.D.A. Awards! AND new for the 3rd Annual P.A.N.D.A.s, I will be giving shout outs to those beyond the Twitter-verse! For those of you who are just joining me, think … Continue reading

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The Peace I Got With My Engagement

  “Michael and I got engaged!” Silence “Hello?”  Silence Then: “Why are you doing this? Was I a bad parent? What did I do wrong?” **10 minutes of reassuring them they were a great parent** “Do you not believe in the … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 5 & Conclusion

Chapter Five The Subversion of the “Ideal Family” in Desperate Housewives In 2004 a dramatic situation comedy, also referred to as the sitcom, hit the American television screens with such magnitude, the show rocketed to number one almost immediately and … Continue reading

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“With Great Power There Must Also Come Great Responsibility”

There is so much going on it’s a bit overwhelming. But I was perusing my Facebook this weekend and came across this video: I found it quite interesting and significantly insightful. Now before I go forward, I’ll disclose that I … Continue reading

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