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Can we fix it? Yes We Can!
Today, a large part of what makes the United States such a great and powerful nation lies within the very fabric of the country itself, in the threads that bind it together. The United States of America is the third largest nation on the globe by area and also by population. This signifies a multitude of people spread over a vast expanse. To hold everything together, to keep this people united,...
Spain Essay 3 - Biology Class
The third essay of a series of 3 essays about my experiences in Pamplona, Spain. La aula, the classroom, was bare save the rows of long white tables and a cabinet with large panes of glass that sat against the inner wall, packed to the brink with microscopes. Along the outer wall, great wood and glass windows looked out upon the courtyard. The curtains were drawn; it was dark. Stuffed birds that...
Spain Essay 2 - Canon FTb
The second essay of a series of 3 essays about my experiences in Pamplona, Spain Looking through the small viewfinder, I carefully lined up the elements. Precision was essential, as I had little money to buy more film and the roll was almost finished. For a while, I fiddled with the shutter-speed dial and the aperture ring, until needle and ring lined up perfectly in the small glass window. As...
Spain Essay 1 - Brain Dissection
The first essay out of a series of 3 about my experiences in Pamplona, Spain We waited outside the locked classroom door with anticipation. Several hands held bulging plastic bags. Every couple of seconds, one of us would peek inside a bag with a flash of excitement. A few students were so incapable of hiding their enthusiasm that they had already removed the pinkish, seemingly-gelatinous mass in...
LGBT Laughs' 30 Day Challenge, Day 2: Favorite...
Q: What do you call a lesbian dinosaur?
A: A lickalotapuss.
I’ve been experimenting with highly-posterized black-and white photos and with the poster edges effect in photoshop. I think I’ve made some progress, but sometimes I feel like I am taking the easy way out making my photos so abstract and odd looking and eliminating the 3-dimensional elements of the image.
LGBTQ Individuals CAN Have Kids Too
I’ve been doing some research for a class project about gay marriage and adoption. I thought these snippets were especially interesting. Journals/Associations/Research Expressing Support For Same-Sex Couple Parenting and Adoption [S]ome new research suggests that lesbian and gay families are in some respects better for children than heterosexual families… Research on the division of...
“One of the most dangerous ways Homosexuality invades family life is through popular music. Parents, please keep careful watch over your children’s listening habits. Especially in this age of Internet mp3 piracy. There are multiple levels of Gay Music. Some bands are what we like to call Gateway Bands. They lure children in with Pop Grooves and Salacious Melodies leaving them wanting...