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Gender roles affect men too

Despite the fact that America is seeing various men and women all over the world swap gender roles, there is still serious ridicule towards men who take on motherly roles. Most American men look towards masculinity as social ranking; the bigger, brawny men are ranked top of the totem pole, ...

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Islam: Can religion be evil?

Religion is not evil; practitioners of religion can be evil. Recent events around the world have caused people great distress, but some are directing their fear and hate on the wrong thing: Islam. After the attack on Charlie Hebdo, along with the continued appearance of ISIS in the news, people are ...

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Gay marriage needs to be a legal issue

The social issues with gay marriage shouldn’t dictate government ruling. When it comes down to why gay marriage should or should not be legal, are the reasons expressed by our government’s laws really constitutional or just perverse rules enabled by an outdated way of thinking? It makes little to no ...

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Breastfeeding in public isn’t about you

Women who breastfeed in public deserve the same respect as women who don’t, and they should be able to comfortably breastfeed in public. APSU’s Student Government Association President Zac Gillman announced some plans for SGA’s spring semester. Included in this announcement was SGA will be sponsoring a breastfeeding center in ...

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Forget what others think; it’s your body

A recent movement of body acceptance among women has gained popularity in certain circles by sending the message that men prefer women “with some meat on their bones” to pencil-thin supermodels, and it’s starting to piss me off. On one hand, promoting healthy body acceptance is essential in a society ...

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