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These days, I’m lucky if a thrifting ‘adventure’ yields two semi-wearable tops; even then, odds are that one of them is going to be cut funny... Image: Steve Snodgrass (CC BY 2.0)

Sizeism Makes It Expensive To Be Fat And Wear Clothes

Although the hunt for the perfect outfit at the thrift store was a thrill when I was thin, as a fat person, the hunt was just downright depressing. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   05.20.16   |   SHARE
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There are definitely classist roots in here, but I still like Konmari. Image: Thinkstock.

This Sh*t Brings Me Joy: Konmari For Poor Folks

Getting rid of all of your stuff is all well and good if you are childfree, but if you have the fortune (or misfortune) to have children, they Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   05.17.16   |   SHARE
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I love you. Image: Llywelyn Nys/Unsplash.

On Activism: An Open Letter To My Peoples

And when you're multiply marginalized and know how much work there is to be done in the struggle for liberation, how few people are doing it, and Read...
Denarii Monroe    |   05.16.16   |   SHARE
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The case for marijuana legalization is inclusive of just about every marginalized group.

The Feminist Case For Marijuana Legalization

At the end of March, a 22-year-old interview in which top Nixon aide John Ehrlichman admitted that the War on Drugs was largely initiated to target Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   04.25.16   |   SHARE
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I'll just get a new one.

Your Bike Is Stolen, And It's OK: Signs You've Changed Social Class

The other day my friend on Facebook had made a remark about how there are people who have multiple income streams and travel abroad constantly and Read...
Melissa Petro    |   09.14.15   |   SHARE
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Oscars Voter Raises Question: What Does A Racist Look Like?

According to an Academy Awards voter, the right sort of people, with the right sort of education and connections, can't be racist. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   02.20.15   |   SHARE
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