activism

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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

I wasn’t always a witch. Or a feminist. I lived a sheltered life as a child. We Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
Do you know how hard it was to find a picture for this that was not a blonde lady in full makeup staring pensively out a window?

The #OCDame: How To Change The World When You're Too Sick To Leave The House

Showing up to occupy physical space isn’t the only way to care about the world, so why do we seem to think it is? Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.15.17   |   SHARE
Minds
You're going to need patience, and probably a singular focus.

#RavsRadar: Don't Let Trump Turn You Into A Directionless Heap Of Despair

The next few months are going to feel like drinking from a firehose of bad political news. Just today, my email is pinging away with alerts about all Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   01.23.17   |   SHARE
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The toxic ripples of Election 2016. (Image Credit: Unsplash / Drew Hays)

This Election Cycle Has Ruined My Sex Drive

... the last thing I want to do is open my legs for a man to penetrate me. Or to pleasure a man with any part of my body. Even if that man is my Read...
Anonymous    |   01.18.17   |   SHARE
Voices
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What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Instead of telling your black friends that you hope things will get better, show them how you are working to make things better. Read...
Ijeoma Oluo    |   12.28.16   |   SHARE
Culture
Perhaps I say this to benefit you, as much as I’m saying it because I need to hear it myself: the time for mourning has long passed.

Stand Up And Fight (After You Feed The Kids)

The tumult that’s been rippling through our country has me begging the question: what do we do when we feel the defeat of a woman and the rise of a Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.8.16   |   SHARE
Families
Your safety pin is not enough.

Your Silent Safety Pin Solidarity Is Not Enough Right Now

I am so very afraid. In the wake of the past week or so, this is by no means a new sentiment. I and most others like myself (i.e., anyone who isn’t a Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   11.18.16   |   SHARE
Voices
Having a plan is key.

This Is Not A Drill: How To Handle Racist Harassment When You Witness It

As reports of racially based harassment have increased over the past week since the election of Trump — even here in my liberal bastion of urban Read...
Cecily Kellogg    |   11.17.16   |   SHARE
Voices