Getting It On Online

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Getting It On Online

Getting It On Online

Learn how gay men use Internet technologies to connect with others sharing their erotic desires and to forge affirming communities online! Getting It On Online: Cyberspace, Gay Male Sexuality, and Embodied Identity examines the online embodied experiences of gay men. At once scholarly and sensual, this unique book is the result of a three-year ethnographic study chronicling the activities on three distinct social scenes in the world of Internet Relay Chat (IRC)—virtual spaces constructed by gay men for the erotic exploration of the male body. Examining the vital role the body plays in defining these online spaces offers insight into how gay men negotiate their identities through emerging communication technologies. The author combines a critical look at the role of the body in cyberspace with candid accounts of his own online experiences to challenge conventional views on sex, sexuality, and embodied identity. Getting It On Online provides an inside look at three specific online communities—gaychub (a community celebrating male obesity), gaymuscle (a community formulated around images of the muscular male body), and gaymusclebears (a space representing the erotic convergence of the obese and muscular male bodies emerging out of the gay male “bear” subculture)—in an effort to unsettle those models of beauty and the erotic depicted in more mainstream media. The book demonstrates how the social position of these men in the physical world in regards to age, race, gender, class, and physical beauty influences their online experiences. Far from a realm of bodiless exultation, Getting It On Online illustrates how the flesh remains very much present in cyberspace. Getting It On Online examines topics such as: why people chat online the history of IRC (Internet Relay Chat) how people construct their identities in cyberspace how some online spaces function like virtual gay bars the concept of online disembodiment the role the body plays in online social relations the future of online communication ethnographic research in cyberspace mediated images of the male body and the gay male beauty myth and much more! Getting It On Online: Cyberspace, Gay Male Sexuality, and Embodied Identity is an essential resource for anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists; academics working in gender studies, queer theory, cultural studies, and cyber-culture studies; and anyone interested in gay and lesbian issues and/or cyberspace.

Getting it Right for Boys and Girls

After ten or twelve minutes, stop them and ask them to provide feedback of what has heen said to them, not by them, and record it on the board. You will have an interesting collection of teaching experiences which may inform practice.

Getting it Right for Boys     and Girls

Getting it Right for Boys and Girls

Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching styles to maximise learning gains for boys ... and girls *guidance on how to plan successful pyramid, whole-school and classroom approaches *practical strategies for subject leaders and teachers *examples of successful case studies After introductory chapters examining whole-school issues and strategies there are further subject-specific chapters that advise on particular teaching approaches.

Getting Started in Small Business IT For Dummies Custom

Do your employees take company files with them when they leave? What keeps them from doing it? Seriously consider these questions, and then answer yourself honestly. Employees who feel your business has dealt with them improperly or ...

Getting Started in Small Business IT For Dummies  Custom

Getting Started in Small Business IT For Dummies Custom

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Chasing Youth Culture and Getting it Right

because they understand how to manage their money for the benefit of those around them, usually their families. ... solid foundation for the relationship, and they no longer feel generational pressure to get married and start a family.

Chasing Youth Culture and Getting it Right

Chasing Youth Culture and Getting it Right

Understand and market to the newest wave of millennials Whether you're a business professional trying to decode the $43 billion youth market, a marketer looking for a message that connects, or an entrepreneur trying to develop youth-oriented products, Chasing Youth Culture and Getting It Right gives you an unparalleled field guide to the newest wave of millennials and their mindsets. Inside this unique book, you'll meet four major tribes?the Wired Techie, The Conformist But Somewhat Paradoxical Preppy, The Always-Mellow Alternative, and The Cutting-Edge Independent?and understand their key traits, likes and dislikes, and what kind of adult they will likely become. Includes many examples of companies, brands, and organizations who chased the youth demographic and got it right, or who failed to nail their audience Understand such concepts as Warholism, Tweenabees, Hand-me-ups, Massclusivity, The Facebook Effect, and Instantity Author has won many honors and much media recognition as a young entrepreneur and youth marketer to watch Want to understand the next generation? Get Chasing Youth Culture and Getting It Right and discover how to reach this fascinating and elusive demographic.

Getting It Right

What are you doing? You sound like you're in a tunnel." "Did you contact the hospital?" Alex took the phone off speaker, pressed it to her left ear, and used her right hand to rip through her closet in search of a clean pair of jeans.

Getting It Right

Getting It Right

This novel of half sisters raised separately—and now united in the midst of danger—is filled with “edge-of-your-seat suspense” (Essence, One of Summer’s Best Books). Kara and Alex are half sisters, but they’ve never met. Kara, the product of an abusive foster-care setting, falls for the wrong men, is haunted by crippling memories, and longs for the family she knows only from a photograph. Meanwhile, Alex was raised in an atmosphere of dysfunctional privilege. She struggles to keep her younger sisters out of trouble, her mother sane, and her marketing business afloat. Now Alex has a new responsibility: from his hospital bed, her father tasks her with finding Kara, the mixed-race child he abandoned. Alex is stunned to learn of Kara's existence, but reluctantly agrees. When Alex eventually finds her half sister, though, she becomes embroiled in Kara's problems, the result of her involvement with a married man who’s being pursued by the FBI. If Kara doesn't help the feds, she could face prosecution and possible incarceration—and if Alex can't persuade Kara to meet their father, she will let him down during the final days of his life. Set in Harlem, the Bronx, and the wealthy community of Bedford, New York, during two weeks in March, Getting It Right explores grit and resilience, evolving definitions of race and family, and the ultimate power of redemption and forgiveness. “Osborne explores questions of race, privilege, and family loyalties without offering any false, easy answers for her two protagonists.”—Booklist

To Teach Like Mary Getting It Right at First

Was I doing it right? And, perhaps equally as important, are other teachers getting it right? Remember, I said every teacher's classroom ought to be like the living room. When she opened the door, I was right. It ought to beautiful and ...

To Teach Like Mary  Getting It Right at First

To Teach Like Mary Getting It Right at First


Getting Old Sucks If You Let It

I had been warned from several hairdressers to never color my eyebrows myselfthat it was too dangerous. “Don't try this at home!” But then they wanted me to come to them to have my hair colored too instead of doing it myself.

Getting Old Sucks If You Let It

Getting Old Sucks If You Let It

I have heard before that you begin aging the minute you are born. Pretty depressing don't you think? Aging definitely has its mysteries but it also has a lot of fun surprises-little unexpected twists and turns-that happen when you least expect them and that is what makes this journey we call "Life" so interesting. There hopefully are a lot of years between birth and the end of life, so my dear friends, I ask that you Enjoy the Journey. Enjoy my journey as I share the wisdom and sense of humor I have been forced to develop in spite of Mother Nature's attempt to try my patience every chance she gets. You will find that we women around the world are all sisters on this trip. Aging is inevitable, so why not make the best of it? In my particular journey, there are so many things my mother didn't tell me! As a result, growing older has at times been an agonizing challenge so I am sharing some common sense secrets to make your journey more fun. I have injected humor throughout. After all, if you can't laugh at yourself, who can and still get away with it?

Getting It Through My Thick Skull

I had the feeling, not that I dared to put it into words, but for the first time I felt deep inside, Maybe we are going to make it. ... I hated being forced to answer their standard questions about whether or not Joe was doing ...

Getting It Through My Thick Skull

Getting It Through My Thick Skull

"I think, every once in a while, about the life I should be living, the one I fully expected to be enjoying right about now. In the life I was supposed to have, my husband and I would be admiring the view from our waterfront home in the town where we were both born and raised. Good friends and neighbors would be next door, up the street, and all over the neighborhood. Our parents would live only blocks away, in our childhood homes. We'd be taking our grandchildren to the beach club on weekends, enjoying the fruits of our labors and looking forward to a peaceful retirement. That was the plan, anyway . . . but the whole world knows how that turned out." Mary Jo Buttafuoco's anonymous life as a suburban wife and mother in sleepy Massapequa, New York, on Long Island, ended in May 1992, when she was shot in the head on her own front porch by her husband's sixteen-year-old mistress. The 'Long Island Lolita' saga sparked a media frenzy that continues to this day. As the years passed and Mary Jo steadfastly stood by her man, Joey Buttafuoco, while he and Amy Fisher continued to make headlines, one question lingered in the minds of people everywhere: Why did she stay for so long? In Getting It Through My Thick Skull, Mary Jo finally answers that question fully and convincingly. The answer is simple, yet it took almost three decades of turmoil to discover for herself—she was married to a sociopath. Using her tragic and triumphant life lessons and never-before-told accounts of life with Joey, Mary Joe helps readers undrestand sociaopathic behavior and the emotional traps it springs on willing partners, and offers hope and help for the millions of people caught in the cycle of toxic relationships. In addition, readers will meet a new-and-improved Mary Jo, confident and at peace with her new life, and will be inspired by her comback. Through private details of the resiliency and rebuilding she has forged over the past seventeen years, Mary Jo shares for the first time: Her addiction to painkillers and her recovery through the Betty Ford Center Her overdue decision to leave Joey and start over again in California—3,000 miles from her support system Taking control of her physical, spiritual, and emotional health and learned to feel attractive and in control again Her highly controversial forgiveness of Amy Fisher The letters she recieved from both Amy and Joy, and her reactions to both How she found the courage to trust, believe, and find hope in a committed relationship once again The details of the new love in her life and the joys and challenges of raising a Brady Bunch—style family Includes a 16-page color insert from the Buttafuoco family album.

Getting It Done

Yet it's not only nuclear projects that carry a sense of danger. Practitioners in sectors like infrastructure and energy also have a heightened responsibility to make sure work is accomplished safely. To get a handle on this, ...

Getting It Done

Getting It Done

If you work hard to “Get It Done,” this book is for you. In this collection of articles from the Project Management Institute’s award-winning PM Network® magazine, practitioners from around the world share how they get things done—and how they take their careers to where they want to go. Their advice does not just center on the technical aspects of project management. The articles also cover leadership issues as well as strategic and business management—all three legs of the PMI Talent TriangleTM, a symbol for what employers are looking for when hiring project management talent. Within this book you will find inspiring stories that vividly demonstrate the value of your profession. If you are considering project management as a career, the close-up looks at the types of challenges project managers face every day will give you new perspectives.

The Slowpoke s Guide to Getting It Right

Then he touches it with his finger, grimacing at the crunch it makes. I pull back from him and walk away. Word gets out by lunch that I punctured my armpit, so then everybody starts trying to make me unbutton my shirt so they can see ...

The Slowpoke s Guide to Getting It Right

The Slowpoke s Guide to Getting It Right

From the author of Gillis Huckabee comes Sean Conway's powerful first collection of short stories. In storySouth Magazine's Million Writer's Award-nominated "Scratch," a divorced man tries to control a raging breakout of poison ivy while his personal life erupts violently out of control. In "Ashes, Ashes" an unemployed laborer is unable to look forward, so consumed by his role in devastating events of the past. And in "January Thaw" a single mother struggles to let go of the life she once envisioned for the uncharted path of her present when her recently-widowed father moves in with her and her young son. Despite its title, The Slowpoke's Guide to Getting It Right is not, in fact, a guide. It is not a how-to book. If anything, these stories combine to form a how-not-to guide. Sean Conway's characters distract themselves from facing truths; they blame others for their own tragic decisions; they find themselves suddenly unprepared, face-to-face with life situations that they should have seen coming a mile away, but, like many of us, missed. Like many of us-perhaps even all of us-they're slowpokes.

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