Entries by Ginny Gaylor

Research Women’s Equality Day and the truth on gender inequality

Women’s Equality Day, on August 26, 2015, marked the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, ratified on August 18, 1920, granting female suffrage. Despite the lengthy passage of time since women gained equal rights in the voting booth, the female half of the population still falls short when it comes to economic equality. The topic […]

Ashley Madison hackers and computer safety as your research topic

What exactly is the motive of the anonymous computer hackers who have released the user names and contact information of more than 30 million people with accounts on Ashley Madison, the website that arranges extramarital affairs? While they haven’t clearly stated their reasons, they have called out the parent company and users of Ashley Madison […]

Compare paid family leave across the world for your research paper

The United States is the only developed country that doesn’t offer a national policy of paid family leave for working women and men who have had a baby or adopted. While the U.S. government has yet to step up, some corporations, including Netflix, are trying to make things a bit better for new parents. For […]

Remembering Julian Bond, Civil Rights leader, in your next research paper

Civil Rights leader Julian Bond died August 15, 2015, at a hospital in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after a brief illness. The former student of Martin Luther King Jr. also became instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement, and many believed at one time that he would become the first African American president of the United […]

Environmental research topic: EPA behind polluted water spill

A team of EPA workers caused a major spill of polluted water and toxic waste while working on a waste containment project at the Gold King Mine in Colorado. The team’s goal had been to take the polluted water, treat it and ultimately reduce the metal pollution entering into nearby Cement Creek. The plug holding […]

Cover the first Republican debate in your research paper

The actual 2016 election may still be more than 14 months away, but Republican voters had a chance to check out the Republican presidential candidates in the first debate of the election cycle on Thursday, August 6, 2015. But with 19 candidates currently vying for the nomination, one of the most interesting things about the presidential […]

Discuss the Iran nuclear deal in your next research paper

A historic Iran nuclear deal was struck on July 14, 2015, that will limit that country’s ability to create any nuclear weapons. Meanwhile the U.S. and other countries are expected to be lifting the economic sanctions that have restrained Iran’s economy. Many are critical of the deal because it does not require inspections at any […]

Health research paper: What our bad eating habits really mean

While we may have more knowledge than ever before about what constitutes a healthy diet, we aren’t following through on that information when it comes to our eating habits. A new study on Americans found that a vast majority isn’t eating the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. But it isn’t just the decrease […]

Discuss the underground railroad saving Yazidi women from ISIS in your research paper

A new Frontline documentary shares the story of an underground railroad created to save the Yazidi women. Called Escaping ISIS, the film focuses on how these women and girls, who live in northern Iraq, are being enslaved and tortured by Islamic militants. For your next religion based research paper, consider discussing the documentary and how […]

Research topic: Was the Chattanooga shooting a terrorist attack?

Four U.S. Marines and one U.S. Navy Officer are dead after shooting suspect Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire on two military centers in Tennessee on July 16, 2015. The suspected shooter also was killed in the Chattanooga shooting. So far authorities have not indicated that Abdulazeez was affiliated with a terrorist group, and many are […]