Porn Ed: Where are Teens Learning About Sex?

Chalkboard with "Sex Education" written in chalk.

Bum­bum. Girly parts. Cookie. ​Octopus​. All are names young girls are told to call their “treasure downstair”. By the time a girl is twelve she has heard thousands of sugar­coated names to describe what is scientifically called a vagina.

Pit Bulls and the BS Bans They Are Up Against

Close up of pit bull puppy with tongue hanging out and nose to the camera

Alright, I’m here to dismiss some of the stigmas that surround Pit Bulls: the fact that there is such a fear of Pit Bulls only hurts the ability of the breed to get adopted.

Out of the Closet, Into the Revolution

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Four years ago, I fell in love with a man and he fell in love with me. In order to protect his identity, I will simply say he was from a country and a culture that expressly forbade the love that we had for each other.

“Eight Is Not a Good Number”

Photos of eight U.S. Supreme Court Justices

On February 13, 2016, Justice Antonin Scalia, considered a righteous champion by conservatives and a villain by liberals, died while on vacation.

Benefiting from a Community College

Photo of outside of the Henry Ford College Science building with Henry Ford College sign in large letters.

Senior year of high school marks a time of choices and decision making. One of the biggest questions you find yourself faced with is where will you attend college should you want to further your education.

Funding Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America has been providing reproductive health services since 1921.

Mental Illness in Michigan

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The issues of mental illness and our mental health system are matters that often do not receive the same attention as other problems within our society.

Lessons from the Bayou: New Orleans and Detroit

Photo of New Orleans from the air.

Though Spike Lee was speaking of the residents of New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, his quote could just as easily be applied to the residents of Detroit.

Father Coughlin: Fear is the Path to the Dark Side

The front of a building carved from stone, with images of five men carved into it.

Jedi Grand Master Yoda said, “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” While Yoda may not be real, the phenomenon he speaks of most definitely is.

Racism: Are We Cured Yet?

Racism is a crippling component associated with present-day society; it terminates the essence of cooperation, pits resident against resident, and prevents society from reaching its full potential.


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