Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider

Bio

Rebekah Kuschmider is a DC area writer with a background in non-profit management and advocacy. Her work has been seen at Babble, Scary Mommy, Huffington Post, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and is a contributor to the upcoming book Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (an anthology, SheWrites Press, Nov. 2015). You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Rebekah Kuschmider Articles

Planned Parenthood: Accessible, Trans-Inclusive, The Best Thing Ever

Planned Parenthood has long stood as a beacon of hope in a landscape where basic healthcare for low income, uninsured, and under-insured people is

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Sarah Palin: "Bill Nye Is As Much A Scientist As I Am"

As Americans, we all believe staunchly in freedom of speech. That fundamental concept in the American experiment has led to artistic masterworks like A Streetcar Named Desire, world-changing orators like Martin Luther King Jr, and entirely problematic stuff like everything that comes out of Sarah Palin’s mouth.

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Wake up and smell the... patch?

You Can Drink Coffee Through Your Skin Now

For all of us who have wished we could be hooked up to an IV of coffee, the moment may have arrived! No, your doctor isn’t willing to install a PIC line for you to hook up to an urn at your local Starbucks. Instead, some entrepreneurs are crowd-funding to produce a bracelet that administers a steady stream of transdermal caffeine.

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Ask A Feminist: Should We Take Donald Trump's Sexism Seriously?

One thing that is absolutely true is that Donald Trump insults everyone. He’s been loser-ing and dummy-ing his way across the slate of GOP presidential hopefuls for months now. It’s actually jaw-droppingly awful, because it’s pretty evident that he insults EVERYONE. He can’t pull it together enough to be polite under any circumstance, which means he would turn a state dinner into a Real Housewives-style table-turning circus. In fact, I could see him calling Netanyahu a “prostitution whore” and that terrifies me.

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Oregon Standoff Leads To Shootout With Federal Authorities

The standoff over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon took a bloody turn last night when eight of the protestors engaged with federal authorities. One man has been killed, another injured and the remaining six people were arrested.

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For six months, citizens have watched their lawmakers with unwavering diligence and held them accountable for their every word. (Image credit: Friends of the Earth Scotland via Wikimedia Commons)

To All You 'Bleeding Heart Liberals' Who Helped Make Obamacare Un-Repealable: An Ode Of Thanks

Someone is going to try and tell you that John McCain saved Obamacare. Or Lisa Murkowski. Or Susan Collins. But it was you. YOU.

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Tips for showing all that teacher appreciation.

National Teacher Appreciation Week: Go Forth & Appreciate A Teacher!

Teachers deserve our appreciation for the work they do all day long. If you’re looking for ways to show teachers how much they mean to you here are a few tips:

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Online Dating Leading To Earlier Sex — And Longer Relationships?

A new survey finds that single folks using online dating tools are likely to have sex early on, with the intent of assessing the relationship's potential.

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Image of Father Vincenzo Taraborelli from BBC News

Ever Wanted To Perform An Exorcism? Now's Your Chance!

If you are looking for a slightly spooky career change this Halloween season, I’m here to tell you that the Catholic Church is looking for a few good… exorcists.

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