Who was Matthew Shepard
The story of Matthew Shepard began on December 1 1976 when he was born to Judy and Dennis Shepard in Casper, Wyoming. The horrific events that took place shortly after midnight on October 7, 1998 went against everything that Matt embodied. Two men, Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson, lead him to a remote area east of Laramie, Wyoming. He was tied to a split-rail fence where the two men...
No one has the right to judge us because no one really knows what we have been...– (via iloveyoursoul)
But no matter what was going on in our lives, could imagine lying beside him in...– Dear John
“As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn’t supposed to ever let us broken and you’ll break others’ hearts. You’l fight with your best friend or maybe even fall love with them, and you’ll cry because time i flying by. So take too many pictures, laugh to much, forgive freely, and love like you’ve nev been hurt. Life comes with no...
What does it mean to believe that animals have feelings? “It means they are not just objects with which we can do what we please,” Bekoff says. But the broader implications of viewing animals with more sensitivity could mean dramatic societal changes, like stopping the factory production of meat for humans, or granting animals more rights. So the fact that they can not...
Music and emotions
It seems that the healing power of music, over body and spirit, is only just starting to be understood,even though music therapy is not new. For many years therapists have been advocating the use of music - both listening and study - for the reduction of anxiety and stress, the relief of pain. And music has also been recommended as an aid for positive change in mood and emotional states.
“Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have- life itself ” (walter anderson)
I am the love that dare not speak its name.– Lord Alfred Douglas From poem Two Loves
We learned in Sociology today that homosexual...
ourpoeticlives: It’s because with straight couples, the things they do is based on gender roles and gender norms, such as raising children and doing yardwork. But gay couples actually communicate to each other and reach decisions together, as opposed to assuming the male will do the masculine duties and female do feminine. So they both can play the same part in raising children and cooking...
individual and parcial reality
have taught us to think a certain way, where things are this or that way …but the truth is that each person perceives an individual and partial reality. that’s why i think we should open up new ways of thinking and explaining things, have different perspectives to understand or to question our reality so we can discover new ways of solutions