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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
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In our community, women on their moon are embraced, not shunned.

In My Culture, Having A Period Is Powerful

I park my car on the side of the street and turn off the engine. From my side-view mirror, I see him emerge from his mauve Camry and lean against the Read...
Carmella de los Angeles Guiol    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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We need to talk about arming our white loved ones against white nationalism.

How To Arm Your Fellow White Loved Ones Against White Nationalism

Hello, fellow white people! Are you horrified about the recent Nazi rallies and white supremacist marches? Me too! Let's talk about how to arm our Read...
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I’m just going to say this again because it bears repeating:  Do not let go of yourself in order to take care of someone else.

Do Not Let Go Of Yourself To Take Care Of Someone Else

Okay, so the world feels like it’s ending. I know it does because I have facebook and I read the news and I’m on this planet. You know what’s Read...
Carrie Saum    |   09.14.17   |   SHARE
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What The Poor Won't Tell You

All I wanted, most days, was a cute apartment with big windows, sheer curtains billowing in the breeze, where I could sit comfortably and read a book. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   09.14.17   |   SHARE
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Image credit: Tim Gouw via Unsplash

Please Stop Infantilizing Me — Especially In The Workplace

When we assume women are younger, we associate their youth with their lack of life experiences. Particularly in a workplace environment, the Read...
Danielle Corcione    |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
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The author and her niece — so much cute!

Understanding My Privilege As A Mixed Race Woman With White Family

I have my own army who fights against injustice. I have a mother who handed out fliers boycotting grapes during Cesar Chavez’s unionizing efforts. I Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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Image: Maddy Sutherland Illustration (Instagram: @maddy.sutherland)

Are People You Meet On The Internet Really More Dangerous Than In Real Life?

What's more dangerous — meeting people on the Internet or meeting people in real life? Read...
Anonymous    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE