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What do you think about arranged marriages in today’s society?

Humanity

Concerns of a Young LGBT Adult

I grew up in a semi-conservative town, where although being gay wouldn’t mean you’d be hunted down and harassed by churches and angry parents, you wouldn’t necessarily be welcomed with open arms either. 702 more words

College

Chronicles of a Portuguese Kitchen: Oh Boy, Rissóis!

Every once a year, usually somewhere between Thanksgiving and mid November, my mother and I dedicate about two full afternoons to making these delectable Portuguese snacks. 1,122 more words

Update: Francisco Aguirre Arrested, Released

By Reuben Schafir

Catlin Gabel School, Catlin Speak

Francisco Aguirre, the man profiled in a CatlinSpeak Citizen Story last month, was arrested Thursday at a hearing on his pending DUII case. 442 more words

PDX

Lest we forget – what great leaders do


In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go
- and gets up and goes.  – John Erskine

Humanist

Attaining More But Earning Less: How the Issue of Equal Pay is Keeping Women from the Top

“ told me that the most eligible women marry young to get a ‘good man’ before they are all taken,” Sheryl Sandberg said in her 2013 book… 864 more words

GoldieRox!

I am beauty, and beauty is perfection.

That’s what the new GoldieBlox ad is busy reminding me… when a little girl in trainers, dungarees and a work belt steps out from the numb catwalk of uniform Barbie-styled girls, and smashes the mantra-spouting TV monitor with a hammer. 1,268 more words

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