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Posted by Ofelia Alonso

#METOO, I Was Twelve

October 17, 2017

Miyam Bialik wrote a piece for the New York Times in response to the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The Weinstein Company m… Read more »

Posted by Clarke Williams

Why Trump’s Sabotage of Obamacare Is Terrible for Young People (and What You Can Do About It!)

October 16, 2017

The mainstream narrative portrays all young people as not needing insurance, but we know that’s the furthest thing from the truth…. Read more »

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Posted by Lailah Berry

PHARRELL TRIED TO SAVE THE OCEANS AND WE DIDN’T HEAR ABOUT IT

October 16, 2017

Last year Pharrell Williams added fashion to his cache of talents.  Having done many stints in fashion such as collaborating with… Read more »

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Posted by Reilly Wieland

Reproductive Care Doesn’t Need Validation. Die Mad About it.

October 12, 2017

When we talk about reasons that people use birth control, we love to validate it. A conversation around why contraceptives should… Read more »

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Posted by Veneeta Danhoui

Racial Dating Preferences Are Anti-Black

October 11, 2017

Among my friends and on social media, I have noticed a common phenomenon around blackness in dating: people are masking their blat… Read more »

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Posted by Dené Dryden

Restricting Abortion Access Is Not About Saving Children

October 5, 2017

Earlier this week, the House of Representatives passed a bill (H.R. 36) that, if approved by the Senate and the president, would o… Read more »

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Posted by Anna Khan

White Privilege is Killing People

October 4, 2017

If you’ve paid any attention to the news in the past couple of days, you know of the tragic events that conspired in Las Vegas. Th… Read more »

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Posted by Ofelia Alonso

CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS ARE NOT “HISTORY,” THEY ARE ACTIVE RACISM

October 3, 2017

Last week, the Jefferson Davis confederate monument in my hometown was defaced. “No Trump! No KKK! No Fascist USA” was spray paint… Read more »

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