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Posted by Taylor Crumpton

What I Learned from a Year of Celibacy

October 21, 2016

  I was never taught to wait until marriage to have sex. My mother encouraged me to wait until I found the right person who I… Read more »

Posted by Micaela Elizabeth Canales

5 Responses to Rape that Feed, not Fight, Rape Culture

October 21, 2016

*Trigger warning: This article contains discussion of sexual assault. In 2016, we’ve seen unprecedented progress when it comes to… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

Sooner Rather than Later: Your Guide to Early Voting

October 20, 2016

The horse is dead. It has not only been beaten to death but rather beaten, revived, and then beaten again. And that horse is peopl… Read more »

Posted by Rachel Bezek

Mansplaining: from Suffragettes to the Tampon Tax

October 19, 2016

I don’t surf the internet looking for articles that make me angry. I really don’t. Most of the time I don’t even give into the tem… Read more »

Posted by Amina Pugh

Not Just Water: Standing Rock & Tribal Sovereignty

October 18, 2016

Shailene Woodley, also known as Shailene Would she be talking about this if it didn’t make her trend on Facebook? Was arrested las… Read more »

Posted by Kristina Agbebiyi

Pauli Murray

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Boring Me

October 12, 2016

Beginning in August 2016, 49ers Football player Colin Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem as part of a symbolic protest… Read more »

Posted by Jessica Morgan

The Anti-Choice Movement’s Harmful Rhetoric

October 11, 2016

Facts and propaganda are not synonymous with each other. I have felt the need to say that for quite some time given the constant a… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

Shaving, Waxing, and Squeezing: The Horrors of Sex Prep

October 6, 2016

When I was in 10th grade I found myself in a particularly peculiar conversation with my grandmother. I was on my way upstairs to t… Read more »