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Posted by Clarke Williams


Why You Shouldn’t Let Self-Doubt Keep You From Celebrating Your Success

May 25, 2016

In my first year of college, I applied to join my university’s honors program. Even though I was already attending my “reach” scho… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

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The New LGBTQ Health Measure You Need To Know About

May 20, 2016

Last week was historical for the transgender community. In the span of five days we saw the U.S. Government sue North Carolina ove… Read more »

Posted by Caitlyn Martin

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Another Reason Why We Should Ditch Toxic Masculinity

May 5, 2016

A high school student in Mesa, Arizona has been making headlines for a photo that appeared in the yearbook that has resulted in “6… Read more »

Posted by Marilyn Morton

The Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill in Kansas is Dead…But for How Long?

May 3, 2016

The Kansas State legislature adjourned their 2016 session early Monday morning until their ceremonial adjournment in June. This me… Read more »

Posted by Kristen Barton


My journey as a Catholic Reproductive Justice activist

April 29, 2016

I’m what you would call a cradle Catholic. I was baptized as a baby and I have been Catholic since. I go to Mass, read my Bible an… Read more »

Posted by Carley Towne

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Psssst. Straight Passing Privilege is a Fantasy

April 28, 2016

The first time I heard Jenny Lewis, she was singing about some pretty heavy stuff. I was 16 and at that point in my life, I could… Read more »

Posted by Hanna Foster

It’s Time to Get Serious About Domestic Abuse and the NFL

April 26, 2016

In light of the recent scandal that the dearly beloved Johnny “Football” Manziel got himself in by beating his girlfriend, I think… Read more »

Posted by Jason T. Frost


People of Color and Women to be Featured on American Money

April 25, 2016

I like money. Money pays my rent and I can trade it for groceries. But more than that, I am interested in money itself. As a histo… Read more »