Nebraska Watchdog has uncovered training documents given to middle school teachers in Lincoln, Neb., telling them not to use “gendered expressions” and to call out “binary models of gender” when they see them.
TEXAS EBOLA VICTIM Thomas Duncan Dies at Hospital
UT’s Dr. Jeff Temple conducted a study intended to show whether or not sexting and sexual behavior were truly connected by tracking the sexting and sexual behavior of a group of 1000 students over six years. The results confirmed previous findings that those participating in sexting are far more likely to have sex and that sexting often leads to more sexting, thus compounding the cycle.
According to Medical News Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that U.S. average life expectancy has reached its highest ever level, increasing to 78.8 years, up from 78.7 years. As MNT also notes:
Schools in Richland, Washington, are phasing out playground swing sets. According to KEPRTV:
Feminists are demanding that a statue based on a famous end–of–World War II photo of a sailor kissing a woman be removed from Normandy — because it’s actually a sexual-assault statue.
The Seattle City Council has voted to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day to “reflect reflect that Native Americans were living on the continent before Christopher Columbus’ 15th Century arrival.”
Crews transported a patient exhibiting “signs and symptoms of Ebola” from a Frisco CareNow to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
An Indiana family is suing a city and the local police after officers allegedly smashed a car window to stun and arrest a passenger during a traffic stop.