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The Pathetic Tinder Profile Of A Desperate 30-Year-Old

Tinder: being outrageously old is bad for your dating life. Read...
by Nikki Gloudeman | 03.3.15
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Going Out On The Town? 9 Essentials You Need In Your Purse

Whether yer bound for beer-sticky barstools or a chichi velvet-clad club, these tips will have you more prepared than a Girl Scout with a sling-shot. Read...
by Katie Tandy | 03.3.15
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Michelle Rodriguez Is Right (And Wrong) About Race And Superheroes

Rodriguez is confused when she says that people want her to steal white people's superheroes. But she also has a point. Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 03.3.15
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My Experiences Writing Closed Captioning For Porn

I fell into captioning porn entirely by accident. Read...
Contributed by A.V. Christensen | 03.3.15

Stefanie Wilder-Taylor: Mama Blogger, Author & Podcaster

filter-free. chelsea handler bff. not just for fellow moms. Read...
by Amanda Lauren | 03.2.15
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"Beatmaking itself taps into a rhythmic language that goes back into roots of human communication all over the world."

Cami Latron: Metalworker, Beatmaker

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Contributed by Erika Pino | 03.3.15
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How Leonard Nimoy's Death Revealed Facebook's Draconian Community Standards (Again)

Leonard Nimoy wasn't just Spock. He was a photographer dedicated to championing body positivity. But Facebook has banned his images. Read...
Contributed by Audra WIlliams | 03.2.15

Inside My Whirlwind Life As A High-Profile "Fat" Woman

I did The Today Show, and after that spent 45 minutes talking to Inside Edition. If you're confused, imagine how I felt. Read...
Contributed by Joni Edelman | 03.2.15
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Depression Stole My Ability To Imagine A Different Tomorrow

I could tell my therapist that tomorrow I will eat toast for breakfast instead of a bagel, and technically I will have done what she's asked. Read...
Contributed by Anne Thériault | 03.2.15

3 Must-Read Books About Black History

Black History Month just ended—but that doesn't mean we should shelve books providing this essential education. Read...
Contributed by Barbara Basbanes | 03.2.15
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The Problem With Spock's Sex Appeal 

With the death of Leonard Nimoy, it's a good moment to pay tribute to (and question) his most famous character. Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 03.2.15
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I Had Sex In Your Airbnb And I'm Not Sorry—At All

If you want to compete with hotels, then you need to offer comparable service, i.e. a space for people to indulge in loud, gross sex followed by Read...
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What American Dream? My Search For Happiness In An Economic Wasteland

I may never own a house or a new car. I feel like I’ve won a small war by sincerely being able to say, “I’m okay with that.” Read...
Contributed by Tall Brewnette of PDXXCollective | 03.2.15

My Story Of Starvation Began At Age 7

It was at this point that I began to wonder: Am I controlling my body or is my body controlling me? Read...
by Holly Fox | 03.1.15
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Anorexia: A Love Story

I don't recall meeting my first love. It seems he was always with me. Read...
Contributed by Anonymous | 03.1.15
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The Very Frustrated Hair Stylist: Flash Fiction

Alma couldn’t understand why her Yelp reviews were so dismal. She didn’t advertise herself as a magician. She was a hair stylist. Read...
Contributed by Kate Ryan | 03.1.15
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Ravish Me This . . . Top 5 Reads Of The Week

Roxane Gay! Also realness on autism, eating disorders, and doing sex in your golden years. BUT ALSO A Q&A WITH ROXANE GAY. Read...
by Kelley Calkins | 02.28.15

"Of Course Politics Is Sexist": British Lawmaker Keeps It Real

Also this week: Carly Fiorina rips Hillary a new one. Read...
by Nikki Gloudeman | 02.28.15

Stop With The Haterade, #TheDress Will Save Us All

Sometimes, the Internet is a means to our own salvation. Read...
by Kelley Calkins | 02.27.15
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Sorry, Greedy Internet Overlords: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

After a year-long debate, the Federal Communications Commission has passed legislation that will prohibit pay-to-play "fast lane" Internet services. Read...
by Katie Tandy | 02.27.15

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