Many times in my life I have felt like an outsider, whether it was at a time in my life when I was the new person in town or a first day on a new job. There were sometimes I have felt unwelcomed and I didn’t fit in. None of those times could have been compared to how a very good friend of mine, who I will call Vanessa, felt when she came out as a lesbian. Vanessa and I have been friends since we were children and spent a lot of time together over the years. We would go to parties or just hang out at home. We had a lot of the same interests and mutual friends. I had always known her to be interested in men and she dated men all the time I had known her. A few months ago Vanessa met a girl she took a liking to and soon discovered that this was someone she wanted to be with in a romantic way. I was a little surprised at first but soon came around to understand and completely support my friend. The other people in our group of friends and acquaintances weren’t so quick to stand by our friend. When Vanessa decided it was time for all of our other friends to know, she came right out and said it to anyone she cared about. I was appalled at some of their reactions! A few of them were downright rude. One so called friend called her names and walked out. A few others just walked away from her. I saw her shrink down, she looked very hurt. I could see how she wanted to cry and felt suddenly excluded from a group of people whom we had called our friends. I couldn’t believe how they treated her. As time
English Comp. 1 MWF 11:00
19 November 2014
The Causes and Effects of Missing to Class
College can be difficult for many students, and especially for freshman because they are
not used to all of the all of the responsibilities that their parents would usually keep up with. In
high school you still live at home and your parents make sure you go to class everyday, but in
college you do not have anyone forcing you to go to class. One of the largest…
The Effects of Hair Dye
American InterContinental University
This essay is very interesting. I will discuss the effects of hair dye on the clients and stylist. A lot have happen in the society today. We as a people have modernized a lot. So as you read ahead you will see some negative and positive effects with using dye.
The invention and development of the first hair dye in the 20th century was one of the events that changed life for…
English 101- Writing and Research
Instructor: Mr. Sheehan
Global Warming causes and effects.
Since the late nineteenth century, scientists have observed a gradual increase in the average surface temperature of the planet. This heating has reduced snow-covered areas in the northern hemisphere, and has caused many of the icebergs floating in the Arctic Ocean to melt. Recently, it has also been observed how, due to the increase in temperature, large portions…
Cause and Effect: The Revolution of Alcohol on the New America
After the birth of our nation, many freedoms were welcomed, which were once an afterthought during colonial rule. With these freedoms came the opportunity for some to capitalize on the new horizon of social birth and change. In what was supposed to be a united and unilateral based government and country, came a subversive movement of temperance and prohibition shaping the cause and effect of the New America. From…
21 October 2013
Cause and Effect Essay: Boys and Girls Club of America
Author: I am a former Boys and Girls employee who enjoys helping people. After years in the Human Services Field, I thought it was fitting that I choose this non-profit organization.
Topic: The Boys & Girls Club of America
Purpose: To explain what the cause and effect in terms of why the Boys & Girls Club of America came to be.
Occasion: To inform the audience of the reason why the…
March 10, 2015
Cause & Effect Paper
When little boys were growing up their father or grandfather would tell them that they couldn’t play with little girls. Their theory was if boys played with girls they would grow up to be a homosexual which really isn’t true. The United States is a free country where people can be or do whatever they feel they want to do, but in the case of when people that are attracted to their same sex beginning to be judged.…
March 29, 2013
The Effects of Watching Too Much TV
Discoveries and inventions of technology are always welcome to us humans, but we always find
a way to abuse of its benefits and can be adversely affected by it. One of most popular modern
inventions created is television, it has changed the way people spend their time. Today, hundreds of
television channels exist and millions of people around the world spend a lot of time watching TV.
Myth 1: Psychiatric disorders are not true medical illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. People who have a mental illness are just "crazy." or under effect of witchcraft.
Fact: Brain disorders, like heart disease and diabetes, are legitimate medical illnesses. Research shows there are genetic and biological causes for psychiatric disorders, and they can be treated effectively.
Myth 2: People with a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, are usually dangerous and violent…
Enough is Enough
All to often you here someone talking about how stressed out they are for an upcoming test, sports practice, game, or work. What causes teens to experience stress? The events in our lives that cause us stress are called stressors. If stress isn’t dealt with properly it will cause one to go into distress. Stress is a bigger issue than most people can comprehend. When one is stressed, the brain depletes of important chemicals needed to regulate emotions. After…
competition, teamwork, practice and even lifelong skills.
Competition is a huge lesson learned through volleyball. It is why you push yourself hard in practice, the long drills and running. Completions are the one time you can show everyone the effects of practicing every day has on you. This lesson reaches far past the game. There is much more about competing. When you receive a victory, it has to be the best feeling anyone could get. It builds confidence in young girl’s minds. For instance, one…