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10 Pains of Being a Girl

Starbucks…hugs…twerking…the worshipping of Ryan Gosling. Whatever comes to mind when you think of girls, we’re all quite different from one another. But there are a few things that unite us all. 869 more words


What’s More Challenging than an Empty Page?

Carol A. Hand

Today, I feel like procrastinating rather than facing the daunting task ahead. It’s no longer an empty page that I face as I work on finishing the project I began on November 1. 412 more words

Critical Thinking

Charlie Sheen's disclosure: HIV stigma is still with us

There’s no hiding that HIV disclosure is still a hard thing, both for the Person Living With HIV and for their family. This is why when someone decides to declare their HIV status publicly, they ought to be commended. 501 more words


Beach Blue Hoodie

My red and grey striped t-shirt on

Zipper placed half way up my neck

I climb into my beach blue hoodie

but the hood’s not up quite yet… 214 more words


Perceived stigma and self-stigma of problem gambling: perspectives of people with gambling problems

Open-access article.

Minimal research has investigated the stigma associated with problem gambling, despite its major hindrance to help-seeking and recovery. This study explored perceived stigma and self-stigma to examine stigmatizing beliefs held, how they may be internalized, coping mechanisms, and effects on help-seeking. 86 more words

Gambling Disorder

Japan Misunderstood: 3 stereotypes that live on

Every time I visit my home country and talk about my life in Japan, one thing becomes clear to me: Japan remains incredibly misunderstood overseas… 1,295 more words


Terrorism: The View of a Muslim

Her father wants military intervention in the Middle East. He wants the West to do more. His comments against terrorists are harsh. He’s in favor of strikes, he’s in favor of boots on the ground and thinks that the world seriously needs to get its act together and fight this menace. 368 more words