Tag Archive for Civil Rights

HIV: Responsibility of Consent

” But remember, even if you have a low viral load, you can still transmit HIV to your sex partner.” – Aids.gov A topic of conversation had come up in the comment section on a popular blog recently as whether or not someone who is knowingly infected with the HIV virus has a responsibility to inform…

The Role the Internet Plays in the Exchange of Ideas

Free Speech and Being Offended “Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.” – Salman Rushdie The concept of ‘Free Speech’ is often misunderstood. The thing is, a person does not have the right not to be offended by another person, and either persons have the right to…

Sweet Home Alabama? No, Not Really…

Alabama already has enough of a reputation for being a seedbed of ignorance and the butt of almost every redneck joke you can think of.  While there are many fine people that live here, there are amongst us some of the worst that I have seen and they are not helping the rest of us…