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How To Be A Unicorn: A Review Of "Gracious" By Kelly Williams Brown

I’m polite — I say please and thank you when I should — but I don’t go above and beyond. It was actually something I wanted to specifically work on Read...
Alicia Thompson    |   04.24.17   |   SHARE
Marnie is not responsible for Desi’s choices or his addiction just like no one is real life causes anyone else to be an addict. (Image: YouTube/ HBO)
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How "Girls" Depicts Addiction Is Problematic 

While Girls has portrayed important social issues before in a sensitive manner, like Adam’s sister’s arc about postpartum depression, the show Read...
Jen Simon    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
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8 Things You Should Know Before You Jump On The Backyard Chicken Bandwagon

And what’s better than eggs? Eggs direct from the cloaca of your own chicken. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.13.17   |   SHARE
Tracey is allowed the space to make dumb mistakes. (Image: YouTube/ E4)
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"Chewing Gum" Matters, And Here's Why

From the stunningly brilliant mind of Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum follows the cringe-worthy hijinks of Tracey — a spirited, sheltered young woman Read...
Shannon Miller    |   04.13.17   |   SHARE
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Why Emma Watson’s Breasts Have Nothing To Do With Feminism

Guess what? Feminists can fight for women's equality and look sexy doing it Read...
Caroline Shannon-Karasik    |   04.4.17   |   SHARE
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Abortion: Stories Women Tell

Abortion: Stories Women Tell, directed by Tracy Droz Tragos, looks at one of America’s most contentious debates through the prism of personal stories. Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   04.3.17   |   SHARE
What happens when organic food prices out those who are struggling just to stay out of bankruptcy?
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The Struggle With Fast Fashion (And Other Problems Of Privilege)

This is the thing about being poor, this kind of discernment comes at a price you can’t afford. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
"I’m definitely what I generally refer to as a reformed messy person."
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Unf*ck Your Habitat’s Rachel Hoffman Is Not As Mean As She Used To Be

It’s Rachel Hoffman’s “Unf*ck Your Habitat” approach that speaks to me most, and not just because she likes swearing as much as I do. Read...
Alicia Thompson    |   03.28.17   |   SHARE