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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 »

Posted by Caitlyn Martin

Content Warnings: Compassion, Not Coddling

April 20, 2016

Content warning: rape, sexual assault, violence, self-injury, eating disorders It happens every once in a while, more often than I… Read more »

Posted by Marilyn Morton

What the Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill Would Mean for Kansas Students

April 19, 2016

Unfortunately, the Kansas Legislature is still considering HB2737 as a way to legalize transphobia. HB 2737, the Student Physical… Read more »

Posted by Jason T. Frost


Polyamory: The Next Big Court Battle

April 18, 2016

Every primate has a different method of mating, and ever since Darwin first described his theory of evolution, people have been ar… Read more »

Posted by Kristen Barton

Reproductive Justice and the Single Lady

April 15, 2016

My latest read has been “All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation” by Rebecca Traister and it… Read more »