RAPE.

Possibly the worst form of humiliation suffered by one human being at the hands of the most cruel and soulless human beings. A violation. It is the absolute abuse. A girl was raped recently, attacked by savages, and thirteen days later she died from injuries suffered as a result. Her name was Jyoti Singh Pandey,…

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2013.

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” Its a New Year and I wish you the very best of it. I hope you’ll go out there and take your chances, let your passion be your guide. I hope you’ll live outside your comfort zone and embrace the unexpected. I…

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Pray for Newtown

We woke up this morning to see the sun rise. Let us not forget those who didn’t. We pray for Newtown Connecticut, the families and victims, and those who witnessed this senseless tragedy. May they find the strength to deal with this loss. And may they always know that the world, as one, mourns with them…

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The Icon and The Feminist.

Labels. SCREW ‘EM. The lot of them. Tall, short, fat, thin, rich, poor, black, white…as human beings we go beyond our labels. A label might make it easier to identify a person by certain qualities, it in no way goes to the core of who they are or what they do. Some labels are just…

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All the Princesses.

Harrods has given us all a cause to relive our childhoods with the new Disney Princess theme for its window display. I actually never want to leave the front of the store and I don’t need much of an excuse to walk past, stop and heave a pleasant sigh. Despite the tourists. Disney defined most…

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Hurricane Sandy

She hit the Eastern Seaboard of the United States some 14 hours ago, prior to that her landfall was in Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, and The Bahamas. From the United States she continued on to Canada. Although she has moved on and is reportedly weakening in strength, the aftermath is still harrowing and sobering on so…

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Lance Armstrong, was it worth it?

Lance Armstrong was supposed to be the sporting hero of our generation, one we talked about for many, many, years to come. His was a swan story we should have relished telling. Just like that of Steve Jobs, sporting legend Billie Jean King and that epic match, or the formidable return of Monica Seles…all those…

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