Kristen Youngs is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She majored in Applied Arts and Sciences with concentrations in nonprofit management and anthropology. She is passionate about international nonprofit work, which helped influenced her degree choice. Kristen is an avid traveler and loves outdoor sports. Her research focus areas while at the SISGI Group were international LGBT issues, education development in impoverished and rural areas, and global women’s rights.
Honor killings are generally associated with cultures that treat women with contempt. These cultures see females as objects that can be owned, sold, and handled in whatever way is deemed appropriate by a male. When a woman commits an act that traditionally “brings shame” to a family or community, she is killed. More often than …
In dictionary terms, the word “faggot” refers to a bundle of sticks used for kindling. While this might be common knowledge for some, one believed origin of the term probably isn’t. Faggots were used to stimulate fires during Europe’s Inquisition period. These fires are generally associated with the burning of heretics, but among them were …
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