The Political Struggle for Minorities of Sexuality and Gender

The Political Struggle for Minorities of Sexuality and Gender

Straight Men Know Best: The Political Struggle for Minorities of Sexuality and Gender For thousands of years, sex, sexuality, gender and politics have been intertwined with many laws and mindsets spurring almost exclusively from religious beliefs and heterosexual patriarchy around the world. Even in a country that prides…

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The Struggles of Interracial Children to Fit in Society

Born Between a Rock and a Hard Place Imagine being different than everyone else around you. Imagine spending your life trying to find the place where you belong in the world. Many people that are hybrid children of individuals from two different cultures or races have felt like this every day, all over the world, at every…

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The African American Stereotype in the Tedtalk The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In the Tedtalk “The Danger of a single story” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, she states about the stereotype toward the black people. She mention about that she did not think herself as African before she came to U.S. This story reminds me that one event in past years. When I was in Korea, I often dye my hair to blond because…

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The Importance of Social Contracts to Establish Guidelines in the Proper Taking of Resources

Normative ethics is the study of “how people behave and what they believe.” It is a combination of social norms, “the accepted customary ways of doing things,” essentially guidelines for behavior, and ethics, which is how people act within a certain context or situation (or, morality). Ethical foundations are not common acr…

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Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage Across the World

Homosexuality and Marriage Homosexuality is being attracted to members of the same-sex. Rights for same-sex marriage vary all over the world. Some countries have had it legalized for years, other countries just recently, and some other countries still haven’t accepted homosexuality as a norm. As a personal connection to…

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Issues Faced by Women with Regard to Work in Wealthy Countries and in the Global South

What are the issues facing women with regard to work? There are still issues facing women in regards to work. There is a gender bias in some professions where the worker in called in the male form. The textbook gives the example of a farmer being “he,” which made me think of how I still find myself referring to my neighbor…

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An Analysis of the Challenges of Security and the Concept of Collective Security

This chapter continued the discussion of security in international relations with explaining the challenges, the realist approaches to it, and the liberal approaches. Unfortunately, security is a vicious cycle. By pursuing security, other nations will feel threatened and will increase their defense as well. This action-reac…

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The Negative Effects of Romanticism Surrounding Migration in Staying Put: Making a Home a Restless World by Scott Russell Sanders

“Staying Put” by Scott Russell Sanders “Staying Put: Making a Home in a Restless World” by Scott Russell Sanders argues that the romanticism surrounding migration is not only false but in many cases desecrates the health of the environment and the culture of those migrating. Sanders implements concession at the start of…

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Sex and Sexual Violence as Tools to Control the Native Americans During the Colonial Period

Asserting Dominance As the Europeans began their journey conquering what is now New England, they struggled to find ways to assert their power over the Native Americans. The Europeans found various ways to make them feel powerless, defeated and establish authority over them. They used sex and sexual violence to control t…

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The Issue of Threatened Egotism in America

Threatened Egotism People are destructible. Most don’t realize it soon enough, but they are. Nobody is invincible in this world no matter how tinted the windows are, no matter the size of their arms, no matter how much money they have. No one is invincible. High self esteem is an issue but only on a small scale for now,…

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A Presentation on Different Branches of Freedom

Freedom Lives a Double Life Most people define freedom as being able to do what they want, when they want. They define it as the freewill to make their own life choices and decisions. However, a less common definition of freedom is being released from slavery. The vast population cannot relate to being a slave; therefore,…

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The Influence of Stonewall and Other Gay Movements on the Perception and Identity of Homosexuals

Miller, Neil. “Section V: The Gay Liberation Decades.” Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present. New York: Vintage Books, 1995. 363-391. Print. 1. “It was the ‘Boston Tea Party of the gay movement,’ as the writer Dennis Altman put it. It was ‘the hairpin drop heard around the world,’ as a Mattach…

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An Analysis of an Article About the Kids of Today Entitled It is Not About You

Analysis of “It is not about you” In this essay I will share my analysis of the article “It is not about you” by David Brooks. In a world that is changing so fast, kids are raised in a different way compared to old times, they kids nowadays are raised in a more controlled environment. I think the way the kids are raised no…

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A Comparison of the Goals of Bell Hooks and Judith Butler in Terms of Social Change

On the surface, bell hooks and Judith Butler seem to have different goals in terms of social change. However, after reading Butler’s “Beside Oneself: On the Limits of Sexual Autonomy,” I realized that hooks’s work could be seen as deeply in conversation with Butler’s. In hooks’s work, Feminism is for Everybody, her overall…

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The Countries Known for Human Trafficking

Human trafficking affects twenty-seven million people, which are slaves. It is the second largest enterprise in the world, after drug smuggling and arms dealing. There is an estimated 13 million children are enslaved in the world today, comprising half of human trafficking population. California, New York, Nevada and Texas…

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A Study on Honor Killings of Women in Pakistan

Abstract Violent crimes against women, particularly in Pakistan, has been increasing in the past years. These crimes come in the shape of honor killings. The murder of a family member, usually a woman, by another family member, usually a male member of the family, due to the belief the victim has brought dishonor upon th…

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An Overview of Sexual Harassment and the Solutions to Prevent the Act

Abstract Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Usually sexual harassment describes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Title VII is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in e…


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The Debate on Whether or Not Women Should Be Allowed in Combat

Whether or not women should be allowed in combat has been a topic of discussion for many years. There has been countless reasons for why they should and should not be able to, but I believe that every human being should have the right of fighting for their country and nobody has the right to take that away from them simply…

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A Study of Gender Perception in Society

Abstract Gender perception is a very widely studied and discussed topic. It is how you perceive different genders and how it affects your way of thinking and behavior toward that particular gender. It also may affect how it plays into gender roles and gender discrimination toward either genders. The following will show dif…

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An Analysis of the Pros and Cons of Abortion

Abstract The topic of abortion has been a controversial subject for many years. The people for or against it have split into two groups, pro- life and pro-choice. The main topic of discussion about this is when does life begin and when is it appropriate for abortion to be done, if it is appropriate or okay at any time at a…

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A Study of the Relationship of Crimes and Watching Violent Television Shows

The police chief of New City publicly states that she sees a direct relationship between teenage arrests in New City for violent crimes and the popularity among New City teens of especially violent television shows. To to test is this true or not this I would design a correlational study by using a survey to learn about tee…

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A Critique of Nonword Repetition and Child Language Impairment, an Article by Chris Dollaghan and Thomas F. Campbell

The article, Nonword Repetition and Child Language Impairment was a decent title but was very broad and I feel as though they could have expanded more on the topic. The abstract seemed to be in the correct form and even put keywords for the article. The abstract gave a decent amount of information to explain what the artic…

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An Overview of Adultery and Mid-Life Crisis as Defined by Laura Kipnis

How does Kipnis reevaluate the meaning of adultery and mid-life crises? What sort of evidence are these phenomena, in her opinion? As we all know, love is known to be one of the most powerful and important forces in our very own existence. The achievement of love has become such an important aspect of our lives that w…

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An Analysis of the Representation of Gay People in Society

Dyer, Richard. “Chapter 4–Seen to be believed: some problems in the representation of gay people as typical.” The Matter of Images: Essays on Representations. London: Routledge, 1993. 19-45. Print. 1. “Thus a statement like ‘homosexuals are just like anyone else’ already reproduces the notion that there are persons desi…

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The Struggle of America to Keep Poverty at Bay

Poverty Crisis in America Poverty in America remains an unsolvable issue in the nation today. Two issues that plague society to this day are welfare and minimum wage. First of all minimum wage is slowly suffocating our country and the free market that our nation’s economy is designed to be. The minimum wage became law in…

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