Politics

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Why Trump Speaking At The Value Voters Summit Matters

Donald Trump aligns himself with bad people. He willfully insults good and honorable people. Speaking at the Value Voters Summit is a prime example. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
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Those who advocate for free speech the most vocally tend to be silent when marginalized people are censored.

When "Free Speech" Silences Marginalized Voices

When marginalized people respond to hateful speech with more speech, they often risk their physical safety — not just their comfort. Free speech is Read...
Trav Mamone    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
Voices
"I save dresses for the kinds of “special occasions” where it’s easier to wear a dress than to argue with people about why I didn’t wear a dress."

We Need To Talk About The Pressure To Be Femme When You're Fat

Femme, as it’s expected, isn’t easy for me. It seems to demand from me labor I’m increasingly less willing or less able to undertake as a mentally Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
@readytostare rocks this badass tee made by Feminine Funk

These 11 Plus-Size Babes Rock Their Politics With These Graphic Looks

These plus-size babes are wearing their pride across their chests for the world to see. From Black pride to fat love to feminist statements, these Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Jimenez continued her advocacy work while studying at Queen’s College, CUNY where she obtained a B.A. in Political Science and Business and graduated Cum Laude.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Meet Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director Of United We Dream

In 2008, Jimenez co-founded United We Dream. As Executive Director, she has helped develop the non-profit into the largest immigrant youth-led Read...
Shannon Day    |   09.1.17   |   SHARE
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I am a firm believer that when we decide to marry someone — to make that level of commitment — we should be in sync with our partner’s values.

Ask Erin: Help! He’s A Trump Supporter; Should I Cancel The Wedding? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
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Remember when you could take a photo of yourself and not be clued in to the intimate details of all your pores? I miss that.

10 Things I'm Really, Truly Nostalgic For In 2017

Here are ten things I’ve been really, truly, actually nostalgic for lately, amidst the wild, terrifying ride that is 2017. Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   08.22.17   |   SHARE
Culture
In recent times, Jews can again find their culture and identities being buried.

We Need To Talk About The Left's Antisemitism

Jews are again faced with the stark reality that antisemitism is alive and well within the United States. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.22.17   |   SHARE
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