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Posted by Natasha Ivery

Trans Day of Remembrance — We Remember

November 19, 2015

Tomorrow is Friday, November 20. Exciting times because we’re a few days from Thanksgiving, turkey, warm meals and family, but equ… Read more »

Posted by Caitlyn Martin

Don’t Let One Positive Make Everything Negative

November 18, 2015

There are a lot of reasons I personally don’t like Charlie Sheen. He cheated on his wife. Assault charges. Domestic violence. Drug… Read more »

Posted by Marilyn Morton

The Reproductive Justice Case for Taking in Refugees

November 17, 2015

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send thes… Read more »

Posted by Jason T. Frost

Young People Need More Than “Don’t Have Sex”

November 16, 2015

I know at least three people who didn’t know how babies were made until they were old enough to drink. To me, that’s a problem. Th… Read more »

Posted by Carley Towne


We See People, UC Profit

November 13, 2015

Today, I was among hundreds of students and activists who shook off our campus’ reputation for political apathy and marched toward… Read more »

Posted by Kristen Barton

On Family Politics After Marriage Equality

November 13, 2015

This week a lesbian couple in Utah had a child taken away from them in the foster care system because and placed with a heterosexu… Read more »

Posted by Natasha Ivery


Black Students Need a Safe Campus

November 12, 2015

To be honest, I had a great post in mind for today pertaining to love and fat bodies. Had it perfectly crafted, ready to lament of… Read more »

Posted by Carley Towne

Let’s Celebrate Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives for All (on our own terms)

November 12, 2015

Image by the Repeal Hyde Art Project My identity is complex and always shifting; sometimes I revel in the beauty of ambiguity and… Read more »