The delusional thinking is that providing comprehensive sex education in schools is an endorsement of sexual activity. Here's objective reality: whether you like it or not, teenagers are going to have sex. They always have and always will.
In 2013, activists and advocates for TB-HIV will call for leadership and funding to support the most important multi-country mechanism we have to end these diseases. This will be a a critical and historic moment in the history of global health.
Get used to Paul Ryan. Barring a major debilitating scandal, he would seem poised to be a major figure in American politics in the first half of the 21st Century, perhaps like Richard Nixon was in the last half of the 20th.
Arrogance goes hand in hand with disrespect and this certainly destroys our ability to connect with others effectively. Too much arrogance will manifest as disdain and foster the belief of superiority.
It's important for us to go public with our outrage when women are not appropriately recognized for our accomplishments. Let's make it loud and clear that attempting to sideline a woman with superficial comments about her hair and her style won't work.
As a rule I find it very interesting to hear opinions that are different from mine, and at times they make me think in a different way. Each issue of Vogue Italia is seen as controversial and I have found it doesn't bother me at all.