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Global Quickies: Rainbow Laces, Ghosts, and Very Bad Ideas

ZIMBABWE “Five members of the same family were charged with the murder of a prophet who had been called to their their home in the village of Mazonde, Zimbabwe to …

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Sexy Manspreading: Don’t Fight The Feeling

Manspreading is the key to the hearts of women everywhere—at least, that’s the conclusion of a recent Atlantic article, “When Manspreading is Sexy.” It’s based on the findings of a …

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Mansplain Monday: Men Mansplain Statistics to Me

Welcome to the first post of our new series Mansplain Monday wherein we post and discuss some of our “favorite” examples of mansplaining that we have come across during the …

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10 Fierce Atheists: Unapologetically Black Women Beyond Belief

This is a guest post from Sikivu Hutchinson, that originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Sikivu Hutchinson is the founder of Black Skeptics Los Angeles and the author of Moral Combat: …

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Peeple: Harassment is Destiny?

The controversial “Yelp for People” app, Peeple, has launched today for iOS users (their site touts a nauseatingly sanguine “Character is Destiny” tagline). For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, here is the …

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Lady Gaga & Joe Biden Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault at the Oscars

Lady Gaga sings at the Oscars. Lady Gaga delivered a powerful, moving rendition of her song about sexual assault, "Till It Happens To You," at the Oscars on Sunday. Gaga, …

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Melissa Harris-Perry to MSNBC: “I am not a token, mammy, or little brown bobble head.”

In a letter to her staff today, Melissa Harris-Perry stated she would not be hosting her MSNBC show this weekend, alleging that MSNBC has seized editorial control from her:  Here …

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Internet asks to #FreeKesha After Judge Rules She Must Continue to Work with Alleged Rapist

Singer, songwriter and rapper Kesha broke down in tears in a courthouse today after a judge ruled that she would not be let of her 6 contract record deal with …

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