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Posted by Jessica Morgan

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Betty Shelby & the Sacrificial Lamb

September 27, 2016

I usually start my day off by avoiding breaking news that reflects how far our nation still has to go on the road for social justi… Read more »

Posted by Micaela Elizabeth Canales

Abortion Doulas Provide Much-needed Support

September 26, 2016

Abortion doulas! What are they, why do I love them, and where can you find one? To understand the role of an abortion doula, we sh… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield


Turner Test: How Long is Long Enough?

September 22, 2016

Earlier this month articles started circulating about the devil himself – Brock Turner (but don’t worry this article isn’t about h… Read more »

Posted by Rachel Bezek

Trust Me, We’ve Got This: Women and Birth Control Edition

September 21, 2016

I didn’t need birth control until I was almost eighteen. A few months away from college, not sexually active, and not facing any d… Read more »

Posted by Amina Pugh

5 Tired Microaggressions Trans People Are Tired of Hearing

September 20, 2016

I realized that I was trans when I was 15 and a sophomore in high school. Prior to then, I was mostly occupied with uncovering my… Read more »

Posted by Taylor Crumpton


College Football, Masculinity, and Sexual Assault

September 15, 2016

It’s college football season! From now until the Super Bowl, millions of Americans will dedicate their Saturays to college footbal… Read more »

Posted by Kristina Agbebiyi

Slurs Ain’t Cute

September 14, 2016

The first time I had ever heard the phrase “bitch” I was no older than seven years old. It was a rainy day in Michigan and my mom… Read more »

Posted by Jessica Morgan

Is This My Land Too?

September 13, 2016

Body language. Facial expressions. Volume. All are irrefutable evidence of what makes respectability politics a core element deman… Read more »