Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider


Rebekah Kuschmider is a DC area writer with a background in non-profit management and advocacy. Her work has been seen at Babble, Scary Mommy, Huffington Post, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and is a contributor to the upcoming book Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (an anthology, SheWrites Press, Nov. 2015). You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Apple Refuses FBI Requests To Hack iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken to the internet to tell the world the company will not be complying with FBI requests to hack the San Bernardino shooters’ phones.

It's probably not terribly surprising that W. is willing to question Trump. (Image Credit: Instagram/georgewbush)

#RavsRadar: Sounds Like George W. Bush Is In Favor Of Investigating Trump On Russian Ties

As the weeks of the Trump administration march awkwardly on, the question of

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Meet Katie Meade: The First Beauty Spokesmodel With Down Syndrome

Kathryn Meade is what we might call a badass. Athlete, non-profit global ambassador, public speaker, and now, the new face of Beauty & Pin-up hair care products. Also? Katie has Down Syndrome.


UK Warns LGBT Travelers Of Homophobic Laws In NC & MS

Yesterday, the the British Foreign Office updated its travel guidance regarding the US to reflect the risks to gay people who travel to North Carolina and Mississippi. The new laws passed in those states regarding the rights of LGBTQ people have made waves across the pond, and the Brits don’t want any of their own caught in a bigotry riptide.

Short answer: It's complicated.

Ask A Feminist: Can I Be A Feminist If I Don't Like Gay People?

Sexual orientation is not a lifestyle and gay people are not a monolith. Much as women are all individuals with different wants, needs, and preferences, so are gay people, bi people, asexual people, polyamorous people, and pansexual people (also people who present gender differently that the usual male/female binary but gender identity is a different thing than sexual orientation and will likely be the subject of a whole different essay).

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This Badass Woman Is Breaking Barriers At The Democratic Convention

If you tune in to the Democratic National Convention today, you’ll see history being made. No, not the nomination of the first female candidate for a major party. You’ll see the first appearance of an out transgender person at a major party convention.

Mayim Bialik pens essay and perpetuates victim-blaming.

Mayim Bialik Has Really Done It This Time

Your body is your very own canvas, and you have the right to turn it into whatever work of art you want to display to the world... The root cause of rape is rapists, not short skirts, push up bras, or tight pants.

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Makeup As Self-Care When You're Over 40

Being over 40 is one of the most physically interesting times in a person’s life. Here are beauty lessons I've learned about being 40 and fabulous.


Bernie Supporters "Make It Rain" $1,000 On Hillary Clinton's Car

Attendees of the Sanders event stood along the street when Clinton’s motorcade arrived and threw 1,000 $1 bills at her vehicle. Twitter was alight with notices about “making it rain” on Hillary’s car. I have questions.

Stuck at work because of... polar bear posse. That happened. (Image Credit: Think Stock)

Russian Scientists Trapped By Hungry Polar Bears. For Reals.

There are a lot of legitimate reasons to get stuck at work. Last minute conference calls. Emergency orders coming in that need fulfillment.