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My (Not So) Tough Political Talk

I sat in my aunt’s house after Thanksgiving dinner, hanging out with my family. My uncle had made his way out of his study to watch the news and it was only a matter of moments before the focus was brought to President-elect Trump.

I sat in my aunt’s house after Thanksgiving dinner, hanging out with my family. My uncle had made his way out of his study to watch the news and it was only a matter of moments before ...

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PSA: Your Transphobia and Body Shaming Isn’t Radical

On Thursday morning, six cities across the country were greeted with a purportedly radical political art installation – an enormous statue of naked Donald Trump, installed right in the center of their city.

On Thursday morning, six cities across the country were greeted with a purportedly radical political art installation – an enormous statue of naked Donald Trump, installed right in the center of their city.

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The Feministing Five: Erin Schrode

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with feminist activist, environmentalist, and aspiring politician Erin Schrode. At 25, the Marin County Democrat ran for Congress in California’s District 2 this month in the hopes of becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the position. Her dynamic campaign focused on human rights, reproductive health, the future of education and work, and harnessed the power of social media to reach thousands.

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with feminist activist, environmentalist, and aspiring politician Erin Schrode. At 25, the Marin County Democrat ran for Congress ...

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Video of the Day: Funny or Die’s Tennessee Tourism Video

Sometimes laughing is better than crying, and Funny or Die seems to get that. In response to Tennessee’s anti-gay counseling bill currently pending on the governor’s desk, they made a tongue in cheek “anti-gay tourism” video. It put the smile on my face that I didn’t even know I needed.

Sometimes laughing is better than crying, and Funny or Die seems to get that. In response to Tennessee’s anti-gay counseling bill currently pending on the governor’s desk, they made a tongue in cheek “anti-gay tourism” video. ...

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