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Tweet In the [Susan] Sontag archives. Dylan Farrow speaks out: “There were experts willing to attack my credibility. There were doctors willing to gaslight an abused child.” Our formidable Samhita Mukhopadhyay on Her: “Is it so far-fetched to believe that this ability to be who you want to be, together with the very real connections we [...]
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Seriously, Let Michelle Obama (and black women in general) live

TweetPresident Obama was caught smiling at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Apparently, this is cause for outrage. Impeach him! But wait, there’s more. First Lady Michelle Obama was *so* mad at him for… smiling. I think. I’m not entirely sure what the fuss is about. I guess people really don’t like the idea of [...]
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Breaking: ENDA’s latest supporters (includes The President)

TweetIt’s not every day that the president of the United States stands up for transgender rights. Tweet
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A sternly worded letter to the ‘Kamikaze Caucus’ that caused this shutdown

TweetDear House Republicans, As we begin day three of the government shutdown, you and your colleagues, the “Kamikaze Caucus,” continue to hold America hostage. You are ideologues who have no desire to actually govern the country. Even fellow Republicans are calling your latest stunts “reckless and unnecessary” and millions of Americans are signing up for [...]
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Barack Obama to address nation from the Lincoln Memorial fifty years after King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech

TweetWhen I first heard that Barack Obama would address the nation today, on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, in the same spot on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where Dr King addressed 250,000 people gathered there so many years ago, at the exact same time (2:45pmEST), I [...]
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