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Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)

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1 People with disabilities are not broken
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.4
4/28/2014 Author feels Autism Speaks views autism as a tragedy. She says that when we tell people with disabilities they need to be cured, we are telling them they are not good enough the way they are; photo.
2 It's time to break the silence
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/21/2014 The author encourages people to break down the taboo in our society surrounding sexual violence and trauma. Many survivors are afraid to tell anyone because of the stigma attached to it. Survivors need to open up and seek help instead of staying silent.
3 Assault education triggers painful memories
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.4
4/10/2014 Says that Sexual Assault Awareness Month brings the agony of abuse memories back to victims of sexual assault. Says we need to address all sexual violence, not just some of it.
4 Time to break the chain of hatred
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.3
3/31/2014 The author speaks about the recent death of Fred Phelps, the former leader of the Westboro Baptist Church. She acknowledges that Phelps was a hateful man, but she encourages readers to forgive him and others.
5 Discrimination is no small matter
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.4
3/27/2014 Says Keegan Strabala's opinions in his recent letter to the editor reflect that of the ignorant majority. Says discrimination is no small matter to those who experience it.
6 A need is a need, and it should be accommodated
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.2
2/20/2014 The author points out flaws in the way UNI accommodates disabled students. She urges everyone to make more of an effort to be accommodating to disabled students. It is also important to be more aware of disabilities that are not visible.
7 Make a place for aces in your heart
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.3
2/13/2014 The author informs readers that being asexual is normal and needs more acceptance. Asexual people do not experience sexual attraction. This goes against society's obsession with all things sexual. The author encourages people to be more understanding.
8 Labels help forge our identities
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.3
1/30/2014 The author speaks out about the importance of labels and the development of language to better describe groups of people. Labels do not create discrimination. They simply help to describe a group with one word instead of many.

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