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The Influence Breast Cancer Has On Women Physical Confidence [en]

Credits: The Credits: Google According to Canadian Cancer Society  Cancer is not just one typical word, it is a tumor that can possibly spread or metastasize to other parts of your body. As well explained, “breast cancer starts in cells that line the ducts, which are the tubes that carry milk from the glands to the nipple. This type of breast cancer is called ductal carcinoma. Cancer can also start in the cells of the lobules, which are the groups of glands that make milk. This type of cancer is called lobular carcinoma”.  There are also less common types of breast cancer such as inflammatory breast cancer, non-hodgkin lymphoma and sarcoma (See more on the Canadian Cancer Society website linked …

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Sexuality as the object of a political struggle [en]

Credits : Glamour    Gayle Rubin, a cultural anthropologist, expresses the most acceptable reasons of sexual actions as, marriage, reproduction and love (p.44). With attention to, marital, reproduction heterosexuals are alone at the top of the sexual’ pyramid. Rubin has done an extraordinary work in explaining and giving the best acceptable reasons within the study of sexuality. He indicates that society still believe that good, normal and natural sexuality should “be heterosexual, marital, monogamous, reproductive and non-commercial” (p.45).   Credits : Pinterests   Compared to Gary Kinsman, a sociologist, who talks about monogamous family and the creation of prostitution, Rubin states the monogamous relationship as the good way and homosexuality as the bad way.   Crédits : Pinterests   Moreover, Rubin adds that …

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An Amazing Journey Has Started… [en]

Today, I want to talk about a non-profit organization I have been helping lately. It is called Brighter Haiti and it has been founded by Min Lee from Korea. I met Min through a co-worker and I would not trade this for anything in the world.  This new person I added in my circle of friends has personally changed my perception of life. What is the Goal of the NPO ? Brighter Haiti is raising funds to buy solar panels based technology to brighten the night of an elder village in Haiti situated in route national #3. It is a small branch of the non-profit organization called Kkottongnae whose main mission is to help the marginalised people who have been abandoned …

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A Few Things Gender Roles Taught Us Wrong [en]

Credits : Google We live in a society in which men are taught to give “love” to their female partner and treat them as “Princesses”; however, women are taught to “respect” their male partner. Unfortunately, we tend to forget that a man is able to completely “love” his female partner while disrespecting her, as well as for a woman to not give too much love to her male partner while just “respecting” him. Don’t get me wrong,  men can definitely “love” their female partner as much as possible while completely disrespecting them by cheating. I think it must be easy for “some” men to make plenty “girls” feel like “Princesses” at once.  Well, I have been taught that a man who really “loves” …

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