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Apr 3, 2013
UPDATE: VICTORY! Last week, James and other activists in Texas met with their policy makers to […]
Oct 16, 2015
It’s so interesting….until my senior year of highschool, I never noticed that I had never been given a class on sex education…I had taken classes on STDs and Date Rape….but nothing about sex. I mean, I knew what it was…I think? I saw a few movies with sex scenes… Twilight: Breaking Dawn & 50 Shades of Grey to name the most prominent ones in my memory. But I had no clear image of what sex was.
I’d watched porn (who hasn’t) and of course I’d masturbated (who hasn’t). I …
Aug 14, 2014
Looking through the endless list of romance films, you’re sure to find a rather broad variety. Rom-com? Duh. Drama? Obviously. Quirky romance? Done, done and done. The list of possible subgenres is far from shocking. On top of that, what’s even less surprising in most of these films is the fact that the two lovebirds are almost always straight.
Sure, there may be a LGBTQ character or couple in the film, but they’re almost always a secondary character, and even more importantly, they are usually present as some sort …
Oct 31, 2013
Who invented abortions? I’ve always wondered who was the first person to decided that the practice of abortions needed to be invented! After doing some research I found that abortions date back to ancient China, but the first abortions weren’t even surgical. Surgical or not, they’re still WRONG. I hate abortions with a passion, and I don’t understand who could kill a child that they birthed. Learning how to have better sex habits would definately solve the problems of abortions, but people rather have unprotected sex than wrap it …
Oct 30, 2013
Blatant racism is a no-tolerance issue for me. If I read it through a history textbook or watch it on a documentary it has the same impact on me. I absolutely can’t stand it because it just shows how ignorant some people in the world are. Even people in America are ignorant when everyone knows that we have a strong respect for human rights as a country. This just shows that people haven’t been paying attention to history because the world learns from mistake in the past through history. …
May 8, 2013
TODAY, the North Carolina House of Representatives will be debating a bill (HB 693) that would require teenagers notarized parental consent form in order to access STD testing and treatment, mental health counseling, pregnancy prevention or care, or substance abuse treatment. Teenagers without a parent or guardian would be required to stand before a judge and request a judicial bypass in order to obtain those health services.
Let’s do a quick before and after:
RIGHT NOW, a young person in North Carolina can see a doctor for STD testing …