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  Minnesota teen and rising Harvard freshman Priscilla Samey accepted a promposal which came in the form of a Harvard admissions packet. She captioned her tweet, which currently has 126,000 likes, with, “Couldn’t find a man to accept me for prom so I took a college that did.”  According to her Twitter, Priscilla also earned admission to Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, and UPenn, but clearly, she has a favorite. Priscilla’s accomplishments are a big deal, and taking the opportunity to celebrate her academic success is definitely more important...
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Margaret Atwood famously, apocryphally, said, "Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them." This quote is being played out all too literally, because a woman now faces up to one year in jail for the “crime” of laughing at Attorney General Jeff Sessions. According to the New York Times, three members of activist group Code Pink were convicted yesterday “on charges related to a protest at the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for attorney general.” The court...
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To celebrate May the 4th we’re bringing you 7 ways that Princess Leia is literally us, every day of the week. #maythefourthbewithyou The face of being not ready for Monday.When Tuesday just won't shut up.Feeling those Wednesday mid-week vibes like..When Thursday won't stop toying with your emotions.When Friday saves your life.Strolling through Saturday like......but then suddenly you realize it's Sunday againphotos via giphyMore from BUST11 New Books By Women To Read Right Now 9 Michelle Obama Quotes That We All Need To Live By 20 Photos And...
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After recently meeting my birth family in Colombia, South America there are a few things I wish I had considered beforehand. To anyone who is also on this journey I hope this may provide you with some insight to the beautiful scary journey ahead. No matter what happens remember you can make your own family blood or not.   1. Throw away the fantasy. I couldn't tell you how many hours I had spent dreaming about my birth mother, creating fantasies of what she may be like and...
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Sexual assault and domestic violence is never the victim's fault, yet the GOP's newest health care amendment seems to punish survivors by potentially stripping them of their rights to affordable health care coverage. Because calling a man with countless sexual assault allegations made against him president wasn't painful enough, now survivors must deal with the ramifications of the newly introduced MacArthur-Meadows Amendment.  The amendment, aptly named for two men, will allow states to deny coverage for preexisting conditions. And they’re including sexual assault and domestic violence, as...
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