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I have cardboard nailed up over the window and a new mattress on the floor. It's raining. The window is open. Room dark, breeze on skin…
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It’s Diwali, and with that comes so much light and love and happiness for me as a Hindu. I continually learn about elements of my faith with each passing holiday, so I always have a hard time explaining Diwali to other people, but the most beautiful thing for me about Hinduism is that I feel it deep in my soul. 585 more words
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To start, this is the meme I’ll be discussing.
The point of the meme is obvious. It’s intended to mock the conservative dislike of undocumented immigrants entering the country and receiving benefits by pointing out that the earliest English colonists came without any permission from the native inhabitants of the land and would have starved to death without their assistance. 1,113 more words
I’ll tell you what, there’s nothing like looking for an empowering Halloween costume to reinforce how underrepresented women are in history. No wonder the most creative outfit some people can put together is a skimpy dress and cat ears. 1,285 more words
Yesterday, for-profit T-shirt company FCKH8.com released a video called “F-Bombs for Feminism: Potty-Mouthed Princesses Use Bad Word for Good Cause.” The video features five angry girls, ages 6 to 13, who express outrage at society’s sexist treatment of girls and women while decked out in princess attire. 1,639 more words
It’s October in San Francisco, and City Hall is glowing orange. As the Giants prepare for what should be a well-matched, exciting World Series with Kansas City, baseball fans have had to contend once again with the commentary of unfortunate sportswriters who seem not to understand (or even like) the sport. 2,267 more words