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Tag Archive | "Politics"

Some Early Sexist Tweets About Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Monday, April 13, 2015

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image via Earl of Taint Yep, we totally live in a post-feminist world, where gender doesn’t matter, everyone’s on an equal playing field, and sexism has been stamped out. And can we get a pony, while we’re at it? Maybe a unicorn? Because that’s just not the reality we live in. Below are just a [...]

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Sign More Petitions: White House Endorses Ban on Conversion Therapy

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, in a selfie she posted to her Tumblr account Earlier this year, transgender teen Leelah Alcorn committed suicide and said, in her suicide note, that her family had forced her to see Christian therapists who told her that she was ¬†”selfish and wrong and that I should look to God for help.‚ÄĚ [...]

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20 Rand Paul Quotes That Tell You Everything You Need to Know

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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photo via Wikimedia Commons So Senator Rand Paul is running for president. The good news is, there’s no need to do any hard-core investigative reporting in order to figure out if he’s the man for the job. His own oh-so-quotabe quotes tell you everything you need to know. You know, whichever way you’re planning on [...]

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Interesting Kickstarter: A Documentary on an Alternative Love Model

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Filmmakers Ian MacKenzie and John Wolfstone are challenging what they call “the myth of the one” by profiling a group in Portugal called Tamera, a “free love” community dedicated to “social sustainability” and a “future without war” by making all matters of love and sexuality within a community completely transparent. Check out their impressive pitch [...]

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TBT: Stephen Fry on the Catholic Church’s Obsession with Sex

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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Lo listens to YouTube debates on religion for fun. (Seriously, it makes doing the dishes so much more entertaining.) She just came across an oldie-but-a-goodie: A 2009 “Intelligence Squared” debate entitled “The Catholic Church Is a Force for Good in the World” featuring Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Ann Widdecombe (with a voice only a Monty [...]

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Love Has No Labels

Friday, March 6, 2015

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“Before anything else, we are all human.¬†It‚Äôs time to embrace diversity.¬†Let‚Äôs put aside labels in the name of love.” No, it’s not skeleton porn. #LoveHasNoLabels is the new diversity and inclusion campaign by the Ad Council. ¬†There’s a dedicated website with a quiz, stories, tips, resources and the obligatory adorable video that will melt the [...]

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The Kurdish Feminist Revolution…with Assault Rifles

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Itai Anghel, an Isreali Jewish news correspondent and filmmaker with the balls the size of pumpkins, recently wandered into Syria and Iraq with a camera and not much else (no helmet, no bullet proof vest) to capture the front lines of the Kurdish fight against ISIS. (Apparently the Kurds are the only ones confronting ISIS [...]

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Vote Today!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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No excuses! On this day — today,¬†Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 — you’ve got to get out and vote to, among other things, protect women’s rights, including access to birth control, safe abortions, good sex ed, and equal pay for equal work. Even if it doesn’t seem like there’s any difference between Republicans and [...]

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A Guide to Sketchy Ballot Measures This Election Day

Monday, November 3, 2014

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photo via Ms. Blog The Ms. Magazine blog created this infographic showing the four states where there are big ballot measures that could severely impact women’s rights. If you live in one of them, educate yourself. Even if you don’t, pass this along to someone who does: In Colorado: Vote NO on amendment 67 and [...]

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Is Football More Important Than Rape?

Friday, October 17, 2014

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by Charles J. Orlando for YourTango ¬†| ¬†photo via flickr It’s time to actually #blamejameis and those who enable him. Mr. Winston: I’ve been following your college football career at Florida State University as quarterback for the Seminoles. You have an incredible arm, and your insight into a defense’s secondary is enviable. You’re a Heisman [...]

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