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I deserved Peggy’s silence. I was a bad roommate.

I Was The Roommate From Hell

It’s hard to admit when you’re the bad guy. I was the roommate from hell. Read...
Samantha Jean Sumampong of Role Reboot    |   12.20.17   |   SHARE
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Verbal and physical assaults on LGBTQ students happen in the halls, gyms, playgrounds, and classrooms of high schools across America.

#Bullied: Stop The Harassment Of Our LGBTQ Youth

We need to protect our LGBTQ youth. One in 10 LGBTQ students reported that school staff was part of the harassment or assault they experienced. Read...
Erik McIntosh of Role Reboot    |   12.6.17   |   SHARE
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Drag isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. (image credit: Thinkstock)

What A Drag Queen Thinks About Female Beauty Standards

Being a Drag Queen isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. Not all real life women are glamorous and fabulous at all times, nor should we feel we have to Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   12.4.17   |   SHARE
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It’s helpful if you talk to your disabled loved ones to see what works for them.

How To Support Your Disabled Loved Ones This Holiday Season  

It’s helpful if you talk to your disabled loved ones to see what works for them. My family and friends have always been great at figuring out Read...
Alaina Leary    |   12.1.17   |   SHARE
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A story of friendship.

How A Muslim Mom & A Christian Retired Teacher Found Friendship Amidst Bigotry

This story of two strangers at a park reminds us of the value in human kindness and friendship. Friendship amidst bigotry. Read...
Shannon Day    |   12.1.17   |   SHARE
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I knew him. I trusted him. He did not rape me…or did he?!

Is It Rape If...

He was my junior year prom date, and we had done countless plays together in drama class. I knew him. I trusted him. He did not rape me…or did he?! I Read...
Jen McLellan of Plus Size Birth    |   12.1.17   |   SHARE
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Please stop approaching women at gas stations!

Dear Men: Please Stop Approaching Women At Gas Stations

Whether they realize it or not, men’s entitlement by approaching women to comment on their bodies in public spaces is a perpetuation of rape culture. Read...
Rachel Hoge    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft basically Silicon Valley committed what must be an unforgivable act of corporate greed —defending a website selling underage sex.

Silicon Valley Defended A Website Selling Underage Sex

Silicon Valley companies defending sex trafficking has made me question if good people — or even baseline-human people — actually exist anymore. Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   11.7.17   |   SHARE
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