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There have been 74 “school shootings in America since Sandy Hook. A screenshot of the Everytown for Gun Safety webpage that listed 74 shootings since the killings in Newtown, Conn. The figure was widely shared on social media, but some found it misleading.
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In a haze of hormones and alcohol, groups of male and female college students meet at a frat party, a bar, or hanging out in a dorm room, and then hook up for an evening of sex first, questions later. As casually as the sexual encounter begins, so it often ends with no strings attached; after all, it was “just a hook up.
Hooking Up is an intimate look at how and why college students get together, what hooking up means to them, and why it has replaced dating on college campuses. In surprisingly frank interviews, students reveal the circumstances that have led to the rise of the booty call and the death of dinner-and-a-movie. Whether it is an expression of postfeminist independence or a form of youthful rebellion, hooking up has become the only game in town on many campuses. In Hooking Up, Kathleen A. Bogle argues that college life itself promotes casual relationships among students on campus.
The book sheds light on everything from the differences in what young men and women want from a hook up to why freshmen girls are more likely to hook up than their upper-class sisters and the effects this period has on the sexual and romantic relationships of both men and women after college. Importantly, she shows us that the standards for young men and women are not as different as they used to be, as women talk about “friends with benefits” and “one and done” hook ups.
Breaking through many misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses, Hooking Up is the first book to understand the new sexual culture on its own terms, with vivid real-life stories of young men and women as they navigate the newest sexual revolution.
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By Brandon Turbeville Activist Post – January 25, When Hillary Clinton was just beginning her career as an attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas, she received a request to represent a year-old man by the name of Thomas Alfred Taylor who had been accused of raping a year-old girl whom he had allegedly lured into his car. Clinton accepted the case, represented Taylor, and succeeded in securing a plea to a much lesser charge. The audio tapes — obtained and released by the Washington Free Beacon revealed that, not only did Clinton use a number of technicalities and devious tricks to essentially free Taylor, she did so knowing full well that he was guilty the whole time.
In fact, Clinton even went so far as to slander the victim of the case in her effort to get Taylor a lesser charge than the 30 years he was originally facing. Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon sums up the details of the case as follows, along with pertinent quotes from Clinton herself.
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And I imagine this is true in other ethnic communities.
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Authorities say they’re responding to a shooting at a Florida high school; number of wounded unknown. Seventeen people are dead in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Plus, we talked about some of the themes that often come up in the wake of mass shootings: Highlights From This Show: Scott Poland, professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University, on mental health access: I was the president of the National Association of School Psychologists and I can tell you with some authority that we simply do not have enough school counselors and school psychologists.
And when we want to refer students with serious problems for services in the community, those services are often very lacking. They’re actually safer than almost any places they go. I’m sorry to tell you that most kids in America are actually murdered in their own homes. It’s just so important that we get over this sense that they’ve been conditioned not to tell. What does a good person do in this country?
They see something, they say something, which is a national mantra. Yet many young people still keep the information to themselves. They just don’t believe it could happen.
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They lost their lives in a school that could have been any school; in a quiet town full of good and decent people that could be any town in America. Here in Newtown, I come to offer the love and prayers of a nation. I am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts. I can only hope it helps for you to know that you’re not alone in your grief; that our world too has been torn apart; that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you, we’ve pulled our children tight.
And you must know that whatever measure of comfort we can provide, we will provide; whatever portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bear it. Newtown — you are not alone. As these difficult days have unfolded, you’ve also inspired us with stories of strength and resolve and sacrifice. We know that when danger arrived in the halls of Sandy Hook Elementary, the school’s staff did not flinch, they did not hesitate.
Dawn Hochsprung and Mary Sherlach, Vicki Soto, Lauren Rousseau, Rachel Davino and Anne Marie Murphy — they responded as we all hope we might respond in such terrifying circumstances — with courage and with love, giving their lives to protect the children in their care.
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For parents, the thought of their teen or young adult engaging in sexual activity is a frequent concern. Hookups are generally defined as sexual activity of some kind not necessarily intercourse without the expectation of a committed relationship. Surveys do indicate that a higher percentage of males seek out hookups. They are comfortable with a wider range of sexual activities, and feel more positively about hookup culture. Additionally, even if the percentage may be lower for males, a majority of both sexes still prefer committed relationships.
That is one major difference with hookups vs dating. We want to be sure to provide the right support for navigating these challenges. Here are some ideas for talking with boys and girls about hookup culture: Emotional consequences of hooking up While many teens and young adults experience positive emotions both during and after a hookup, feelings of disappointment, embarrassment, and regret are still quite common. Whether they seek support from parents, friends, or a mental health professional, we want to make sure that young adults have open lines of communication.
We want to help them discuss their feelings. Safe sex Given that the majority of teens and young adults will have some experience with hookups, they absolutely need trusted adults who can have those awkward but enormously important conversations about safe sex. While condom usage has increased in the United States over the past few decades, current studies of teens and young adults indicate notable increases in the frequency of unprotected oral sex, underestimation of the risks of STIs, and a large percentage of hookups involving unprotected vaginal sex.
The role of alcohol Research highlights the major role that alcohol plays in facilitating hookup behavior, especially binge drinking.
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This stank was root and residue of black Southern poverty, and devalued black Southern labor, black Southern excellence, black Southern imagination, and black Southern woman magic. This was the stank from whence black Southern life, love, and labor came. Even at ten years old, I understood that the presence and necessity of this stank dictated how Grandmama moved on Sundays.
As the head of the usher board at Concord Baptist, she sometimes wore the all-white polyester uniform that all the other church ushers wore. She was committed to out-freshing herself, which meant that she was up late on Saturday nights, working like a wizard, taking pieces of this blouse from and sewing them into these dresses from This was just how Grandmama brought the stank of her work life into her spiritual communal life, in a way that I loved and laughed at as a kid.