I am a devout Roman Catholic. I was born Catholic, raised Catholic, and throughout my life, I have practiced Catholic traditions and customs. However, being an open lesbian while maintaining my Roman Catholicism is difficult. Most Catholics passionately believe that homosexuality is sinful and wrong, and even Dante Aligheri wrote in his Inferno that homosexuals […]

The movement to legalize gay marriage is growing quite fervently, with nine states now having it legal in addition to the District of Columbia and eleven countries allowing it internationally. Many parts of the world, however, still have homosexual acts illegal and punishable by death, yet some places in the world have approved gay marriage […]

In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and massacre, two debates have sparked regarding gun rights and mental illness across America. The viewpoints range from having logic to none at all, leaving the country mixing bitter and mournful emotion into political agendas. I was raised in a Conservative family; majority of the men […]

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, an online journal to voice a teenager’s opinions on practically anything and everything. I’m Alex, and I’m here to talk about the newly released movie, 127 Hours starring James Franco. Picture this: you’re in Utah in a canyon. Your arm gets stuck underneath a large boulder. And you haven’t told […]

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a blog to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is February 2nd, 2011, I’m Alex, and I’m here to discuss with you the top ten iPhone and iPod Touch apps, based on our experience with the iPod touch. The iPod Touch: a […]

Hey guys, it’s Alex, welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a blog that discusses topics that are worth discussing. Today is October 28th, 2010, and the topic that we’ll talk about today is Suicide Awareness. “When I was in seventh grade, a kid at another school killed himself. He had gotten a rifle for Christmas and […]

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is June 1st, 2010, I’m Royce, and I’m here to discuss the Hartford, Connecticut Circus Fire of July 1944. The Hartford Circus Fire was one of the most disastrous fires in American […]

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