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p is for peril (summer reading 2/2)

Once in my car, I opened the pack of index cards and started taking notes — one fact per card — until I’d emptied my brain.

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under milk wood (summer reading 1/2)

One of the many things I love about summer are the great lists of beach books. It’s the payoff for surviving a long, endless winter. … 251 more words


Sexual Pleasure, AIDS, and Gay Politics

by Dan Royles

In 2012, the FDA approved Truvada, a popular antiretroviral drug, for use by HIV-negative people to prevent infection. The use of Truvada for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, has been controversial. 1,085 more words

History Of Sexuality

Seeing the Invisible Man

Some consider it to be the most important American novel of the twentieth century. “The Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison is the Winner of the National Book Award for fiction and is no doubt powerfully written. 1,009 more words


Modernism and the Birth of the Twentieth Century

I define Modernism as more than an art form, which was merely the outward manifestation of the changes that were taking place in civilization.  A number of events, both physical and astrological, defined the birth of the XXth Century, and the changes start before the official date. 2,844 more words