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Defending Human Rights - When Jail Should Not be the Only Solution

With all the hoopla surrounding the arrest of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis about refusing to issue marriage licences to non-heterosexual couples, I was wondering if the solution could be this simple, more simple than incarceration.   283 more words

My Opinion on Sex Education

13 million children are born to women aged under 20 worldwide

Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school. 604 more words

Non-heterosexual women have higher risk of alcohol abuse

American Sociological Association (ASA) says that Non-heterosexual women who feel a disconnect between who they are attracted to and how they identify themselves may have a higher risk of alcohol abuse, according to a new study.  118 more words


Slovakian Referendum and All the Thoughts My Mind Created from It

This is my thoughts surrounding yesterday referendum in Slovakia. There is nothing super informed in this piece, I just need to clear my head from the huge amount of thoughts that is there. 984 more words

On being non-heterosexual in an all-boys private school...

I just came across an article written by a 16-year-old pupil attending a fee-paying all-boys secondary school in Wales, about the challenge of being non-heterosexual in an all-boys school context. 345 more words


Same-Sex Partnerships, Families & Heteronormativity

I recently spoke at the ‘A History of Working-Class Marriage in Scotland, 1855-1976’ Spring Workshop held at the University of Glasgow, in conjunction with the Centre for Gender History. 820 more words

Scottish Queer History

Characters in Books

I was in my favorite bar in the world with my boyfriend waiting for karaoke night to get underway. While drinking perhaps a little too much Gin and Tonic, we got on the topic of the characters in my books. 526 more words