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6 Easy Ways To Make Me, A Transgender Person, Uncomfortable

When I say that I’m a queer trans guy, people love to let me know whether or not they think I "look" like a woman or a man. Fun fact: I don’t give a Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   02.4.16   |   SHARE
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There's A Serious Diversity Problem In Higher Education

84% of full professors in America are White. In case you were unsure, that does not match the overall makeup of the country or the student body. Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   02.3.16   |   SHARE
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Dating While Black: I'm No Jezebel

Black women were branded as sexually promiscuous and immoral, which in turn was used as justification for sexual trauma/rape. Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   02.2.16   |   SHARE
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With the exception of Jennifer Hudson winning an Oscar for her amazing turn as the glamorous yet jilted Effie in Dreamgirls, every single Oscar that a minority actress has won has been for portraying a negative or otherwise stereotypical role.

#OscarsSoWhite: When Art Doesn't Imitate Life

If 93% of the Academy is White, but as of 2014, only 62% of Americans were White, and art is supposed to imitate life... Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   02.2.16   |   SHARE
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Since when has "just don't get pregnant" been an effective promotion of reproductive health?

The Zika Virus: Why Now Is The Time For Reproductive Justice In Latin America

Use insect repellent, sleep under a mosquito net, and just don’t get pregnant — is this the best we can do for Latin American women? Read...
Melissa Petro    |   02.2.16   |   SHARE
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5 Ways Men Can Make The Man Cave A Feminist Space

Break out of a binary, gendered pattern of thinking. “All guys are into this” and “women are only into that” is Man Cave thinking. Read...
Chris O'Brien    |   02.1.16   |   SHARE
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For the very first time, I was well and I was whole.

I Didn't Ask For Your Opinion On My Psych Meds

I don’t want your green smoothie recipe, your yoga pamphlet, or your Google search results on the meds I take. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   01.31.16   |   SHARE
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Victims are still arrested and sometimes imprisoned in states with Safe Harbor.

When Sex Trafficking Victims Go To Prison

When the police arrested Wendy Barnes's pimp, it appeared as if she were free at last, she recalls during our phone interview. “Maybe this nightmare Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   01.29.16   |   SHARE