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Gay Israeli men and surrogate babies evacuated from Nepal, mothers left behind

After the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th, international media has provided what is surely a disproportionate number of pieces on the ordeal of foreign citizens during a disaster that has killed 7,500 Nepalis, injured twice as many, and according to the UN, affected 8 million — more than one quarter of Nepal’s population. 

After the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th, international media has provided what is surely a disproportionate number of pieces on the ordeal of foreign citizens during a disaster that has killed 7,500 Nepalis, ...

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“If my shorts make you uncomfortable, YOU are the problem.”

Spring is here and you know what that means. In high schools across the country, it means the dress code enforcers are sure to be cracking down on girls and their “distracting” knees, clavicles, and shoulders. 

Spring is here and you know what that means. In high schools across the country, it means the dress code enforcers are sure to be cracking down on girls and their “distracting” knees, clavicles, and shoulders. 

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How to be a feminist sports fan?

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

My mornings begin with ESPN. There have been a handful of mornings when I don’t tune in — and those mornings have led to days that have ended poorly.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

My mornings begin with ESPN. There have been a handful of mornings when I don’t tune in — and those mornings have led to days that ...

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Paraguay denies abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that she was pregnant.

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that ...

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When is it abuse? On intimate partner violence in queer communities

Recently my roommate and I played a silly, terrifying game. I was having one of those days. You know what I’m talking about: one of those so-queer-so-horny, what-is-my-love-life, romantic-fuckup days. 

Recently my roommate and I played a silly, terrifying game. I was having one of those days. You know what I’m talking about: one of those so-queer-so-horny, what-is-my-love-life, romantic-fuckup days. 

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SNL and Scarlett Johanson parody Marvel’s sexism with Black Widow rom-com

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Sexism within the superhero movie genre, and particularly when it comes to Black Widow (played by Scarlett Johanson) is a well-documented phenomenon.

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Sexism within the superhero movie genre, and particularly when it comes to Black Widow (played by Scarlett Johanson) is a well-documented phenomenon.

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