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Here are the women who’ve gone public about Bill Cosby: 1. Kristina Ruehli said Cosby raped her at 22 in 1965, when she was a secretary at a talent agency.2. Carla Ferrigno said Cosby tried to rape her in 1967 and she had to fight him off.3. Joan Tarsis said Cosby raped her in 1969.4. Cindra L...
Stop telling kids that they’re too young to know they’re queer but also stop spreading the idea that all queer people know they’re “different” from a very young age. Some people realize they’re queer when they’re five and some people don’t until they’re thirty-five and no one should have to justify ...
What no one wants to say out loud is that Selma is a well-crafted movie, but there’s no art to it … I’ve got to tell you, ...
Call me Caitlyn.
In families of police officers, domestic violence is two-to-four times more likely than in the general population — from stalking and harass...
Lin's many identities
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80% of 10-year-old American girls have been on a diet.
…the membrane between fiction and nonfiction is thin as infant’s skin. I think our identities—the ones we live in the real world—are ...
There’s a clear difference between how Azalea speaks off-stage and the way she raps. Although she communicates with an Australian acce...
10 absolutely real statistics about police brutality:There have been two officer-involved shooting deaths per day in 2015.That same report found blacks to be killed at 3 times the rate of whites or other minorities.It also found that almost a quarter of those killed were identified as mentally ill b...
most trans people on this website are only out online but not irl and that doesn’t mean their identity is invalid or fictitious. sometimes it’s really not safe for them to be out irl and u gotta respect that.
It turns out the “pink tax” is also screwing over women at the dry cleaners.In a segment on CBS This Morning, reporters went undercover to see if women were charged more than men. One female producer and one male producer dropped off nearly identical items and asked for the same service.What they fo...
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This Congress still needs to pass a law that makes sure a woman is paid the same as a man for doing the same work. Really. It’s 2015.
Colorism is real.
A new study from Villanova University found that white job interviewers viewed lighter-skinned blacks and Latinos as more intelligent than their darker-skinned counterparts. The study highlights the disturbing reality that the same biases that allow “white privilege” to flourish favor...
I thought I was going to die. I was a teenager. It was the hardest thing I’d ever gone through. … It’d be contradictory if...
The only way I will rest in peace is if one day transgender people aren’t treated the way I was, they’re treated like humans, with valid fee...
People have avoided applying the “terrorist” label to Lubitz, largely out of uncertainty, which is fair. We don’t know if ...
The media’s treatment of contemporary uprisings, especially those involving black people, ignores the fact that sustained resistance i...