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#KAVANOPE: 'Blackout Brett" and the Aftermath

So, my question is, were the members of the committee just drunk enough to ignore all the evidence that Judge Kavanaugh is an aggressive, belligerent drunk with a history of violence and abuse toward women? Or were we all just not drunk enough to not take notice of his history where others refused to look?

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Fame, Capitalism, and...Why Are Abusers Still Rich and Famous Again?

Right now, we stand in the streets, begging for our elected representatives to listen to us. We don’t want to overthrow a regime or usher in an era of radicalism; we just want one man, a right-hand puppet to one of the most powerful abusers in our country, to not hold a position designed for the elite, white male.

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An Intrauterine Device and the Uphill Battle to Understand Female Pain

I keep telling myself that a crazy heavy flow and the constant consumption of Advil isn’t that bad. And in the grand scheme of things, it isn’t. But the fact that women simultaneously give up  control of their bodies to gain it back in another aspect demonstrates that there is more work to be done.

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How to Not Get Hit on in 'World of Warcraft'

We go on these platforms like Warcraft to escape from the awfulness of society and have some fun. I shouldn’t have to pretend to be a man just to feel safe on a moderated public server. I shouldn’t have to be a man just to receive an appropriate amount of respect or to validate the worth of my romantic relationships to others.

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Intersectional Feminism 101: TERFs Excluded

It isn’t simply enough to demonize and imprison trans individuals who after being left unprotected by their own government, are still violently silenced from the American narrative. On a daily basis, trans people are forced to prove their identities (whether medically or socially), face economic and legal discrimination, and live with the very real threat of murder.

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Birth Control and the Cantankerous Patriarchy

That is the core reasoning as to why most opposing individuals reject women’s accessibility to birth control. Of course, this isn’t a new tactic for the Religious Right, one of the main opponents of pretty much anything have to do with female liberties/empowerment. Their rhetoric consists near entirely of “women should be subservient” and “birth control turns your uterus into a graveyard”.

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The Misconceptions of Contraceptives

Birth control does prevent pregnancy in women who aren’t ready to have children, but it does so much more. Among preventing certain types of cancer, birth control clears acne, regulates periods in women with irregular periods or hormone imbalances, help with disorders surrounding a girls’ period, and lessen the severity of periods.

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No, Craig, You Don't Need To Know Where To Buy A Straight Pride Flag

Imagine dying to be oppressed so badly that you ignore the fact that people literally died under this oppression. Additionally, by trying to lay claim to a struggle that either isn’t yours or doesn’t even exist, you completely invalidate the experiences and emotions of those around you.

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What One Tabloid Article Can Teach Us About The Degradation Of Porn Stars In Media

hat sex workers sell is not their bodies but a service and/or art. Broadway actors get paid for their physically straining labor, and it is not expected that they continue to portray their characters once they leave the stage. Massage therapists are not expected to provide other services besides massage. Why is it that the presumption of freely accessible sexuality for public consumption is placed on sex workers?


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We've Got A White Infantilization Complex

The “white brotherhood” mentality is another word for racism at its finest. When a white cop shoots a Black boy, the predominantly white police department maintains a strict silence; they refuse to turn against one of their own, and once again, the white male hegemony is further cemented in its toxic state

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