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Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps.

How To Apologize To An Angry Black Woman​

Maybe — just maybe — it isn’t the Black women who should issue an apology. Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps. Read...
Katherine D. Morgan    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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Zara in high school.

Dear High School Friends, You’re Not Invited To My Lesbian Wedding 

If I were to tell my younger self that I have only one friend from my high school years spent in Westport, Connecticut attending my wedding that’s Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
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If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

To Men Afraid Of "False Rape Accusations:" Try Being A Woman

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
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The author in 1991 at age 18.

Sexual Assault By An Ivy League Lawyer? Me, Too.

And Mr. Ivy League, if you’re reading this, know that you caused harm. I’m setting down my shame, like an old coat that no longer fits. The shame is Read...
Diana Whitney    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. Because the patriarchy will not defeat itself.

I Know You're Tired & This Is Hard, But We Have To Keep Burning It Down

We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. The patriarchy will not defeat itself we have to keep burning it down. Here are some ways you can Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.4.18   |   SHARE
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Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you.

What A 90-Year-Old Dementia Patient Taught Me About Privilege

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you. Read...
Alece Kaplan of Role Reboot    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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I'm your neighbor, and a couple of months ago you hit my car. I’m writing to you because…

A Hit and Run, And My Struggle To Find Empathy​

"I'm your neighbor, and a couple of months ago you hit my car. I’m writing to you because…" I write draft after draft, obsessing about this woman. Read...
Rachel Sarah    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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Savana Vernon and Elizabeth Elrod

Lemoore High School Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out

Brave Lemoore High School sexual assault victims are sharing their stories. These young women deserve more than just moral support. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.30.18   |   SHARE
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