General Knowledge

Our Guide to the Most Awesome Writing Tips

People write for many different reasons. Some people write for an audience and others simply write for their personal enjoyment. No matter what the reason is, each writer can improve their skills by utilizing writing tips to practice and enhance their stories, essays, books, blogs, or office memos. Daily Writing Tips The best way to

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Gay Rights: Human Rights for the LGBTQ Community

Let’s begin by defining what we mean by “Gay Rights.” This particular word combination is bandied about quite freely by people on both the conservative and the progressive sides of the aisle, both in politics and in church; and we must therefore step back and look at the origin of the terms “human rights” and

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What Is a Predator?

We do everything we can to protect our children, however, there are those who are determined to cause harm onto others, regardless of sex or age. To help prevent ourselves and our children from falling victim to a predator, it is important to first understand the answer to the question: “what is a predator?” What

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What is Ecstasy and What it does to your Life

What does ecstasy mean, exactly? One meaning for the word ecstasy is “an overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joyful excitement.” A second definition defines it as “an emotional or religious frenzy or trance-like state, originally one involving an experience of mystic self -transcendence.” Both of these definitions can be related to the drug called

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The National Autistic Society

As a non-profit organization, the United Kingdom’s National Autistic Society, or NAS, is currently the largest entity operating as a charity for the purpose of helping people with autism. A primary focus of the organization is the help those who are autistic find a place in the world that allows them to lead a life

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Transgenderism In The Modern World

In learning about transgenderism, we are moving from bullying towards acceptance. Like other marginalized youth, transgender and/or gender nonconforming students suffer bullying and harassment at levels higher than their peers. Recent studies highlighted in the article “Peer Violence and Bullying Against Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth” (2011) from the National Center for Transgender Equality note

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AIDS Awareness in Today’s World

AIDS, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, does not discriminate against gender, race, or age. HIV, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is the virus that causes AIDS. A medical diagnosis of HIV positive means that the virus is present in the body. How the virus progresses depends on medical treatment, use of prescription drugs and the general health of the

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Should Transgenders consider a Voice Changer?

If you are transgender, then the thought of transitioning can feel liberating and a little scary at the same time. One of the first steps many take is changing their voices. While this is something that cannot simply be done overnight, there are some ways that you can use that can help you with finding

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How Much Water Should You Drink a Day?

Your body is comprised of a large percentage of water. 60 percent of your body’s weight is water, according to the Mayo Clinic. If you break this down to approximate percentage levels, muscles are 75 percent water, bones are 25 percent water and blood is 82 percent water. Therefore, adequate hydration is the key to

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Megan’s Law and How To Prevent Sexual Assault

What is Megan’s Law? It is estimated that a sexual assault occurs every two minutes. Thousands of women throughout the United States report being raped every year. Thousands more are assaulted and never report such victimization to authorities. Among the forty four percent of assaults reported, more than seventy five percent are women and girls

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