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Video of the Day: President Obama confronted by a non-binary student

In a visit to London, President Obama spoke out against North Carolina’s HB2, addressed an audience member who came out to him as non-binary and expressed concern over the climate for trans and non-binary people in the United States and the UK.

In a visit to London, President Obama spoke out against North Carolina’s HB2, addressed an audience member who came out to him as non-binary and expressed concern over the climate for trans and non-binary people in the ...

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2 Ferguson Protesters Prove Why Black Women Protesters Need Support

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” – Assata Shakur

The quote became a regular prayer of sorts for all of us in St. Louis in those chaotic weeks after Michael Brown was killed. As the nights dragged on, and the weather changed (though the police tactics didn’t), a number of notable protesters began to stand out of the crowd, for various reasons—two of whom were Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton. Earlier this week, Ferrell and Templeton appeared in court for a pending case regarding a direct action that occurred in 2015. They found ...

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” – Assata Shakur

The quote became ...

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Senate GOPers’ Call with Anti-Choice Activists Underscores Importance of SCOTUS Fight

In case you’d forgotten that the Senate is still refusing to do its job and consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, here’s a lolsob-worthy video reminder. And if you need a reminder of how important the next Justice is — and therefore how important the outcome of the presidential election is — let Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, himself remind you. 

In case you’d forgotten that the Senate is still refusing to do its job and consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, here’s a lolsob-worthy video reminder. And if you need a reminder of how important the ...

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