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  Hey, did you know it's International Men's Day today?  Your optimism is cute, dear reader, but no--International Men's Day is not a day when we get to sit on satin pillows, eat cupcakes, and discuss the atrocities men have wreaked upon our lives. It's not a day where we sit around objectifying them, either.  International Men's Day is actually a bonafide day to celebrate men. Read More
Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller is apparently still around and as much filled with assholery as it has ever been. Displaying an unearthly amount of misogynistic racism, they reached a new low yesterday with a slideshow entitled “13 Syrian Refugees We’d Take Immediately.” Republicans have finally revealed what it would take for them to allow refugees into the Land of the Free – some really nice boobage. Read More
  Earlier this year, the Obama administration announced that the face of the $10 bill, Alexander Hamilton, will be replaced by a woman - in 2020. But we can’t wait five years to see who it is. We’ve joined the movie Suffragette’s #Suffragette19 initiative to ask you who you’d like to see on the $10 bill. Choose from these 10 American suffragettes below, or add your own in the comments! Sojourner Truth (c. 1797-1883) Born a slave, Truth spent her life working to advance the rights of African Americans and women. Read More
  In light of the recent, horrifying attack on France’s capital on Friday, and in light of the Syrian refugee crisis plaguing the Middle East and all of Europe, America’s finest gun-humping xenophobes and Republican presidential hopefuls have responded the way we knew they would: like a bunch of bigoted, fear-mongering children. Human Troll (and dickhead) Donald Trump believes that Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the United States “could be one of the great Trojan horses” because “we have no idea who these people are. Read More
  It’s been over 40 years since Roe v Wade. Despite the outrage over the existence of Planned Parenthood and despite the decades that America has had to adjust to the fact that abortion is legal and not sending anyone to Hell anytime soon, it is still talked about in hushed, shameful tones. Women don’t “choose” abortions; they are backed into abortions by grizzly life circumstances, and they are haunted by the ghosts of the children they didn’t have. Read More