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Beauty is in the eye of....

In my Human Behavior and Appearance class we have recently been studying what makes people find others attractive- and we have looked at many different theories.   759 more words


fake What?

My six year old teaches me a vast amount about body acceptance. Her litany “You mustn’t change who you are momma!”

I wish I had felt this way growing up. 470 more words


Race and the 2014 election

Kevin MacDonald

Race again loomed large in the 2014 elections. The CNN exit polls showed that Whites of all age groups, both sexes, and all social classes voted Republican. 23 more words

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Just Lookin' - Part III

This is the third in a series of translations of emails between my language partner and me about how Chinese people might feel when stared or looked at by strangers. 342 more words

Sexual "equality."

*”Masturbation is a beautiful thing.”

*Unless you’re a man. Then, it’s just gross and sexist. Because how dare you not value a woman for who she is on the inside!




Bank Whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann

I admire Fleischmann, as I do anyone who tries to do the right thing.

Maybe the day will come when accurate lie-detectors will put honest people like her in power while removing the sociopaths who now occupy so many of the high-chairs. 91 more words

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Guest Post: Thoughts on Communication by Aesclinn

Guest post from my co-worker, roommate and Senegal Sister, Aesclinn. I could not have made it through this year without her and think her take on communication norms is so hilarious, I had to share. 1,316 more words