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  • Aids

    Address: A Whisper of AIDS” by May Fisher (1992) at the American Rhetoric website I read the Mary Fisher story. There are plenty of bias and fallacies examples Mary speaks of in this article. Mostly talking about how people are prejudiced and judgmental against people with the HIV virus. How people show no compassion and are so very cruel to the AIDS victims. Mary talks about how her family has shown affection to her through this difficult time but there are many other AIDS victims out there that

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  • Gay Marriages

    love is a serious problem. We love who we want. You can’t change who you fall in love with. Opponents argue that is against their religion—marriage should be between a man and a woman so that they can pro-create. However, Evan Wolfson, from a gay-advocacy group called Freedom to Marry, argues that “every religion can decide for itself whether to perform or honor any marriage…but no religion should be able to dictate who gets a civil marriage license” (Wolfson). This country was founded and has

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  • Gays

    Victor Zanowicz 11/7/12 Freedom Gay marriage should be legalized because it is our right to freedom and freedom of choice. Our civil rights and the Constitution give us many liberties. One of our civil liberties is the pursuit of happiness, which homosexual people are not allowed to chase. They cannot be married to the person they love and it violates their freedoms. In Alaska, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas

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  • Aids and Its Effects

    HIV/AIDS INTRODUCTION The arrival of the AIDS epidemic in the 20th Century, brought with it fear, superstition and prejudice. This disease is not the first one where society has imposed social stigmas, political agendas and outright pandemonium. Misunderstandings of other diseases like the bubonic plague, small pox and the Spanish flu also have caused hysteria among populations around the world, but the main difference between these epidemics and that of AIDS/HIV is that AIDS is a

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  • Aids

    for an AIDS Vaccine” Sha’Quita Septs August 25, 2012 “Abstract” Over the past two decades doctors and research scientists have been trying to find a cure for the incurable virus of AIDS. Millions of people worldwide including infants have contracted this disease from birth. AIDS was first identified in the early 1980’s in America and most of its victims were drug users and gay African American men. Over sixteen thousand African American men and women have been diagnosed with AIDS which

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  • Gay Movement

     Is the goal to blend into an existing system of rights and privileges or to work toward a new  framework of acceptance? To examine these questions, I invite you to take a journey through the past  sixty years and visit moments of both the African American and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender  (GLBT) Civil Rights Movements. By examining the African American Civil Rights Movement, I attempt  to survey and assess the advantages and disadvantages of both the assimilationist and liberationist  perspectives of the GLBT Movement

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  • Gay Marriaga

    whole being that the United States people are all that stand in its way or atleast had been for the past years. Each day millions of Gay citizens of this country contribute to the growth of our nation and everyones wallets whether it be spiritually, politically, vocationally, socially, or culturally. The citizens of our country that make up these groups (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual) are a detremental piece to the puzzle that builds our economy and country as a whole. If these groups were

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  • Gay Marriage

    punch line is delivered in the fourth box, I understand. Not only do I understand the joke and realize it’s a pun for gay marriage, but I also realize just how similar these thoughts ran through the minds of generations before me when those of the opposite race became involved in a relationship. There are similarities in the prejudice that exists nowadays in those who oppose gay marriage, or even civil unions and those compared to those who opposed miscegenation prior to the civil war.

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  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Hovedpersonen Andrew bliver til senior partner i hans firma, men kan lider af en blodsygdom ( ADIS). Den kommer hjem lige da han bliver udnævnt til partner. Andrew er bøsse Miljøet er overklasse, da han arbejder for et advokatfirma og folkene omkring ham er velhavende. Andy er blevet fyret, pga. en sag, han havde mistet et vigtig papir som ingen kunne finde, men han mener at der er nogen som har fjernet det fra hans computer. Han mener han var sat op. Joe Miller, har

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  • Philadelphia Philies Case Study

    1-a) what is the product that the Phillies market? Philadelphia Phillies markets a major league baseball team that promises the game’s fans an exciting, fun day at the new stadium. The Phillies market product is a memorable summer day where friends, kids, coworkers, and family members can get together, and bond while watching their favorite game, and eating hotdogs. b) What products are the Phillies careful not to market? The Phillies are careful not to market a winning game at all times. They

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  • Gays in Society and the Effects on the Military

    Gays in Society and the Effects on the Military Sean M. Czuchaj Introduction to Anthropology 101 Professor Michelle McBrady October 15, 2013 When it comes to homosexuals in society there are great many misguided opinions and active prejudices amongst the people around the world. More often than not those that associate themselves as being gay, lesbian, or even bisexual are chastised amongst their peers. The focus of this paper is to present an opinion as well as facts in

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay rights is itself an important public policy issue, with strong elements of civil rights and equality. However, the political mobilization of the gay community has also raised a number of more immediate policy issues. Some of those have affected only the homosexual community, but others have had wider relevance such as AIDS research and treatment. As we noted earlier, the style of political activism invoked on gay rights issues has been less that of interest groups and more that of a movement

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay Rights GAY RIGHTS – RIGHT OR WRONG Discrimination is Never Right Strayer University Economics 405-003016 Dr. Shailesh Bhandari March 5, 2009 I. Human Rights a. Why are there differences? b. Constitutional rights II. Homosexuality in Religion c. Adoption d. Belief System / Congregation e. Church Credits III. Proposition 8 f. The Battle g. Tax Relief h. Medical Choices IV. Media i. Movies /

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  • Aids

    Running Head: AIDS AIDS Michael W. McAlister Baker College Center for Graduate Studies Table of Contents Abstract 3 Introduction 4 History 6 Origin 9 The Hunter Theory 9 The Ingestion Theory 9 Polio Vaccination Theory 10 The Conspiracy Theory 10 Spread 11 Research 12 Infection 13 Prevention 13 Cure 14 Conclusion 15 References 16 Abstract This library research paper will provide the reader with a history of AIDS, where and how it originated as well as

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  • Aids in Workplace

    immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), has led to great concern in the workplace in recent years. The majority of people infected with HIV/AIDS are between the ages of 20 to 45 and are employed, many by small and mid-sized businesses. This raises questions regarding the measures an employer must take to accommodate these employees. Despite the ramifications of HIV/AIDS in the workplace, few companies have an established policy to guide their response to this issue. The award-winning film "Philadelphia" dramatized the

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  • Film

    7) “Write a critical study of a recent Spanish or Latin American film or play that you have seen, and that has made a social or political impact in the country in which you are living. You should bring into your study criticism and reviews, both from the press and, where possible, from academic sources, and…discuss the ways in which the film has been received and analysed, making comparisons with other films where appropriate.” Almodóvar ’s 2001, La piel que habito, received mixed

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Whisper of Aids

    share with you a woman who is fighting this same battle: Mary Fisher, Republican, speaking out on the battlefield of the Republican National Convention, Houston, TX, 1992. Mary Fisher, a woman avid for allies, battling against AIDS. In Mary Fisher’s “A Whisper of AIDS,” Mary, a mother, who is HIV positive, speaks out about how awareness is the key to finding a cure. Her speech will be analysed using Aristotle’s approach to rhetoric. By applying logos, pathos, and ethos, Mary’s speech can be best

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  • Aids

    Chelsea Johnson Bio 111 Dr. Hall HIV AIDS in Southeastern U.S United States Statistics show that the AIDS epidemic began in 1981. Since then 1.7 million Americans have been infected with HIV. A number of 583,298 U.S. citizens have died due to AIDS-related causes. 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV and don’t even know it. An estimated 21% of people living with HIV are undiagnosed. AIDS spread so fast that every 9.5 minutes; someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV. The leading cause

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  • Hiv/ Aids

    a half million were diagnosed as AIDS cases. These statistics are tangible evidence that explain society’s fear and concern about the looming epidemic in the 1980’s and 1990’s that caused various stigmas and fostered so much discrimination. Jonathan Demme’s 1993 film Philadelphia explores the moral and ethical issues manifested by AIDS and its relation to homosexuality. This drama suggests AIDS was viewed as a crime against the self and society as a whole. The film depicts people who believed punishment

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  • Aids

    Aids a Communicable Disease Aids a Communicable Disease Communicable disease is an illness due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products that arises through transmission of that agent or its products from an infected person, animal or inanimate reservoir to a susceptible host; either directly or indirectly through an intermediate plant or animal host, vector or the inanimate environment (UCLA, 2011). Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a communicable disease that has become

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  • Cause of Crimes in Philadelphia

    El Batina Bokhoum English 098/099 June 8, 2014 ! ! ! Causes of Crime in Philadelphia ! The U.S most biggest cities such as New york, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia have faced different problems over centuries. One of the biggest problems is crime. Philadelphia residents have lived with high rates of crime and violence for decades. In 2005, Philadelphia had a crime rate of 15.2 percent, made it the highest in the U.S during that time. These crimes which are usually murder , robbery

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  • Film

    Director Nick Cassavett has created yet another tearjerker with his drama, My Sisters keeper. This movie is based on the novel, “My sisters keeper” by Jodi Picoult. The film stars, Cameron Diaz (Sara) and Jason Patric (Brian), they are the parents of Kate who is suffering from leukemia. She was diagnosed with cancer when she was four years old and since then her mom has devoted her life to saving Kate. The parents receive a recommendation from a doctor to have another child, solely on the purpose

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  • Philadelphia

    Facts of film (What is the film about): Philadelphia is a film about a lawyer who was fired due to his sexual preference and being infected with AIDS. He had kept this information from his employers due to the circumstances in which he most likely contracted the deadly virus- engaging in homosexual activities. He didn’t feel comfortable informing his employer about his sexual preference due to a session in which much fun was made about homosexuals. During trial, his employers try to demonstrate that

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  • Aids

    Aids is becoming a worldwide epidemic. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This virus causes the body’s immune system to be weak and useless in fighting even the smallest illnesses. Aids became prevalent in the USA in early 1980’s when the center for disease control recognized a rare virus among five healthy gay men. “This marked the first official reports of what became known as the AIDS epidemic.” (

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  • Homosexuality in Film

    How is homosexuality represented in film and/or television? A dominant representation of homosexuality in film or television, specifically relation to males, is that they are extravagant, flamboyant and often even pretentious. When all of these characters traits are combined into one they fall under the category of 'Camp'. Coming from the French word ‘se camper’ which translates to 'to flaunt' Camp was a part of the anti-academic defense of popular culture in the 1960s and gained popularity in

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  • Ethical Issues in the Movie Philadelphia

    Philadelphia. The movie “Philadelphia” tells us a story about a successful lawyer – Andrew Beckett. He was fired when his boss figured out that he has AIDs. Andrew wants to sue the company for discrimination, but every lawyer refused him. Finally, he found Joe Miller, a person he used to work with once. At the end Beckett succeeds in his case. There are a lot of ethical issues in the movie, but I am going to write about three, I found the most important. The first ethical issue is discrimination

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  • Philadelphia Phillies

    Case Study Analysis: Philadelphia Phillies Question- assessing the competitive environment the Phillies participate in and suggest ways for them to manage their product and highlight their brand accordingly. Philadelphia Phillies are a major league baseball team. They are the oldest continuous, one name, one city franchise in all of professional American sports. Philadelphia Phillies had participated in so many activities such as the Phillies baseball academy for boys

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  • A Whisper of Aids

    A Whisper of AIDS- Mary Fisher Less than three months ago at platform hearings in Salt Lake City, I asked the Republican Party to lift the shroud of silence which has been draped over the issue of HIV and AIDS. I have come tonight to bring our silence to an end. I bear a message of challenge, not self-congratulation. I want your attention, not your applause. I would never have asked to be HIV positive, but I believe that in all things there is a purpose; and I stand before you and before the nation

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  • A Whisper of Aids

    Mary Fisher:A Whisper of AIDS Less than three months ago at platform hearings in Salt Lake City, I asked the Republican Party to lift the shroudof silence which has been draped over the issue of HIV and AIDS. I have come tonight to bring our silence to an end. I bear a message of challenge, not self-congratulation. I want your attention, not your applause. I would never have asked to be HIV positive, but I believe that in all things there is a purpose. And I stand before you and before the

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  • Aids

    HIV/AIDS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY By: Tina Green HIV/AIDS Hook & Thesis statement What is AIDS? I. How is it contracted? A. Where did AIDS come from B. Who is at risk of infection? II. Transfer of the virus A. Is anyone safe from the virus? B. Is there a cure? III. Statistics A. How many people living with HIV? B. How many people

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  • Gay and Lesbian Theme

    portrayals on network television from their earliest occurrences in the 1960s through the 1990s. A focus on episodic dramas and situation comedies reveals a concise representation of the mediated lesbian image. Building on existing research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender images on television, this work focuses exclusively on the lesbian image broadcast free of charge over the air during prime-time on commercial networks in the United States. Using a postmodern feminist framework, this textual

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  • Gay Linggo

    WHAT IS GAY LINGO or Swardspeak (also known as "Bekimon" and "gay lingo") is an argot or cant slang derived from Taglish (Tagalog-English code-switching) and used by a number of homosexuals in the Philippines Sward speak uses elements from Tagalog, English, Spanish, and some from Japanese, as well as celebrities' names and trademark brands, giving them new meanings in different contexts. It is largely localized within gay communities, making use of words derived from the local languages or dialects

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage: The Complicated Moral Debate The debate on gay marriage is a complicated one. Many different emotions, ideas, and opinions are formed from the subject. There are some who believe that gay marriage is morally wrong, and damages the foundation of the traditional marriage. Andrew Sullivan, a gay rights activist, stated in his article Here Comes the Groom (New Republic, 2015): The argument that gay marriage would subtly undermine the unique legitimacy of straight marriage is based upon

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  • Aids

    Although there is medication to hold Aids in remission, millions around the world are not able to access the drug and, consequently, thousands continue to die from the disease.” What is AIDS? AIDS is a spectrum condition caused by an infection. Acquired immune deficiency is the last stage of human immunodeficiency virus, Which is transmitted through bodily fluids. Better known as AIDS/ HIV disease “Although there is medications to hold AIDS into remission, millions around the

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  • Gay Language

    projected biased against the gays. Biases are often manifested even within the family in which the father, more specifically, would even disown a child who is a gay. And in this patriarchy world we live in, no wonder the gay language immerge as a shield, Gay speak or gay language in the Philippines is a form of verbal sublimation of gay people against the domineering power of patriarchy (Casabal,2008). It made evident then that during the times of our forefather, gays considered a cause of shame

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  • Gay Lingo

    Kritika Ku ltu ra NEW SCHOLARS FORUM Gay Language: Defying the Structural Limits of English Language in the Philippines Norberto V. Casabal Lyceum of Subic Bay, Philippines Abstract Gay language has achieved a higher degree of acceptance in recent years in the Philippines. Both gays and nongays can be heard uttering gay expressions. But the main role of gayspeak for gay people in the Philippines is to function as an “armor” to shield themselves from the chasm and the social

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  • Gay Language

    Gay Language in Cape Town: A study of Gayle – attitudes, history and usage AXL 5301W - Minor Dissertation by Kathryn Luyt, BA (Hons) Cape Town Student number: LYTKAT001 Minor Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS BY COURSEWORK AND DISSERTATION LINGUISTICS SPECIALISATION in the Department of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics Faculty of Humanities UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN February 2014 Supervisor: Professor

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  • Gay, to Be or Not to Be

    Gay: to be or not to be…. “That’s so gay” is often heard these days among the younger generation and they aren’t saying something is happy or bright looking. The saying is more negative and is intended as disapproval. The word gay came to mind right away when choosing my definition word. I see and hear many people use this word in various ways. When I think of the word gay two definitions come to mind, one being a homosexual and the other being joyful, however there are other ways to describe

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  • Wisper of Aids

    Rhetorical Analysis of “A Whisper of Aids” BY Maribel Garcia Texas A&M Corpus Christi Composition II English 1302-W01 Rhetorical Analysis of, “A Whisper of Aids” “A Whisper of Aids”, is a speech given by Mary Fisher. Mary Fisher is a republican white female, daughter of a multi-millionaire and mother of two sons. She was once employed at the Whitehouse for President Gerald R. Ford. She held a prominent position as the first female “advance man”. The defined position is “A man

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  • Film

    and planation owners whose slaves had fled) * * First Agencies * spacebookers: first agencies, this individual purchased space in newspapers and sold it to various merchants * * The 1800’s * N. W Ayer & Son opened in Philadelphia: helped create, write and produce ads in selected newspapers and magazines * * Promoting social change and dictating values: * caused society to shift from producer-directed to consumer driven 1) stimulated demanded which help

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  • The Movie Philadelphia

    Barbie Miller Philadelphia Movie Review I think the movie was okay, not something I would have watched on my own. This movie shows how one is discriminated against because of his disease. Discrimination comes in all kinds of forms, from racism, gender, age and more. I am not sure how this really fits into this period, other than it was in the early 80’s when people started to learn about aids. Homosexuals started coming out of the closet as they say. You had to be afraid to be gay because you would

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  • Ethics in the Movie Philadelphia

    ETHICS IN PHILADELPHIA MOVIE (1993) In this paper, we are dealing with matters of ethics and profession from a contemporary perspective. Diseases also come in when you look at matters of employment and what the disease can do to someone in a particular profession. From an ethical perspective, one needs to stay honest in what they do. In this case of ours, Andy Beckett is forced to conceal his secrets about his health status and sexual orientation for fear of rebuke and rejection. These

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  • Gay Marriage

    rearing of their own or adopted children.” In spite of this neutral definition of family, it is called neutral because the dictionary never mentions the gender of the adults; many people in our society do not picture lesbian or gay couple when they think about a family. In America, gay or lesbian couples cannot just legally marry as normal couples do in any state, except in Massachusetts; where same-sex marriage is allowed. Same-sex couples have to be ready to receive all the negative consequences because

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  • Convention in Philadelphia

    Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia The three proposals that were debated at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 were the Virginia and New Jersey Plan and the Connecticut Compromise. Legislatures of twelve states had selected seventy-four delegates, and fifty-five filled these seats. These delegates consisted of twenty-nine college graduates and the remaining twenty-six included notables such as George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. The goal of the the Philadelphia convention was

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  • Race, Gender, Sex in Hollywood Film

    in what way can she be considered according to Inness’s formulation, “pseudo-tough?” It is interesting to note that women in Hollywood are not considered tough even when they play characters that can break and haunt a male protagonist in the film. Sherrie A. Inness in her chapter, “Women warriors and wonder women in popular culture,” mentions that, all women in Hollywood are not as tough as they seem. They repeatedly show the tough and masculine killer nature is nothing but all women or feminine

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  • Aids

    Aids Currently, there are an estimated 42 million people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. AIDS stands for: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome and is a currently recognized disease. AIDS is transmitted through blood, sexual intercourse, blood transfusions, needle drug users, and from mothers to babies during birth. The disease is brought about by the HIV-1 virus. HIV-1 stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and can remain dormant for years after which it will begin to attack the bodys T-cells

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage When someone mentions marriage, people often picture one of the happiest days of their lives. Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. Can you imagine two men or two women get to marry? As homosexual people who don’t hide their sexual disposition are increasing, their marriages become a controversial topic in society. Homosexuality is not only offensive to a religious person who believes God created a man and a woman to institute marriage, but it is also

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  • Gay Adoption

    with a loving home, something that homosexuals are completely capable of providing, gay couples should be allowed to adopt in all fifty states. Today, in America, there are thousands of children reported to be living in homes with at least one gay parent. In most cases, the partner of that gay parent is given no legal parental rights. Should homosexual partners be allowed to adopt? Evidence on the effects of gay and straight parenting is very incomplete. With this lack of evidence proving that

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  • Aids

    AIDS Introduction AIDS is growing by leaps and bounds in the United States. Millions of Americans have been affected by the virus from the ages of 25 and 45. AIDS is the fifth leading cause of death among persons between ages 25 and 44 in the United States, down from number one in 1995. To some people, AIDS is just another epidemic like the common cold and it will go away in time. The AIDS epidemic doesn’t affect everyone in society the same. AIDS is a global epidemic and has threatened the

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  • Should Aids Victims Be Ostracized

    Should Aids Victims Be Ostracized I strongly disagree with the moot. AIDS, or the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome has been one of the most threatening diseases of the 20th century. Ever since it has been discovered in 1981, it has been constantly infecting men, women, adults, newly born children, homosexuals and heterosexuals. In definition AIDS is an extremely serious disorder that results from severe damage to the body s defense against disease. Even though AIDS was born in an era of sophisticated

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