I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

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Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

89-Year-Old Veteran Escapes Nursing Home to Join Comrades in Normandy

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Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.

Same-Sex Marriage: Once More Down the Aisle, But Now is the Time to Celebrate

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BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales.

Preventing Sexual Abuse is a Public Health Issue

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We need a responsible, open discussion that acknowledges the part we all can play in preventing and responding to sexual abuse.

The Soprano’s Guide to Mental Health

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Guys don’t like to talk about it. We’d rather suffer in silence until it’s unbearable. We just “man up”, like good men are supposed to do. Just ask Tony.

Don’t Say It’s Gay

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Can a pop singer and the British Parliament change how the word “gay” is used? Will Young hopes so.

So Many Sirens: Memories of 9/11 in NYC

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Recalling September 11th in New York, when my wife and I were only students.

Queen Elizabeth Signs Legislation Legalizing Gay Marriage

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England and Wales are now among the small number of countries in which gay marriage is not only recognized but legal.

The Unspoken Many: When Disability Hate Crime Lurks in the Shadows for Too Long

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Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, speaks about the tragic rise of disability hate crimes.

Halting the Spread of HIV in England

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A new prevention campaign in England aims to stop the spread of HIV within a generation.

British Government Makes Major Concession to Free Speech

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Police can no longer arrest citizens for “insulting” words.

Malala Yousafzai Released From British Hospital

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Malala has reached a major milestone in her recovery, and has been moved to outpatient status.

My United Kingdom for a Plunger

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Lewis Lee describes the difficulties he faced when trying to acquire a normal-sized plunger in the UK.

“In developed nations gun ownership levels directly correlate with the number of firearm murders.”

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This is a comment by John Smith on the post “Incentivizing Violence: When Will the Insanity End!?”

I Will Wait

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Sometimes the message is in the song. This time the message is the song.  Music is a big part of my life even if the only thing I play is the stereo. I prefer digital to analog as it’s much easier to tune. The iPhone is my instrument of choice. I Will Wait by Mumford […]

How the Extreme Right is Wronging America

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Protests in Libya and Egypt embolden Cameron Conaway’s belief: We need to wage a war of peace and this means calling out bigots.