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Presidents and Pulpits

A response to the election of Susan Frederick-Gray as the next president of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

I am excited that the Unitarian Universalist Association has elected  887 more words

Religion

The Stigma Against Menstruation

Menstruation is considered a tabooed subject in many societies across the world, even in the twenty-first century. And this stigma, that has been somehow attached to one of the most natural processes of the human body, can have a strong detrimental impact on the lives of young girls. 292 more words

Feminism

When is a Member of Congress too old to Serve? Simply Evaluate the Failures of Mitch McConnell

There are multiple reasons why our government is dysfunctional. The primary reason is that Republicans are unfit to participate in the system established by our founding fathers. 516 more words

On being a woman in the workplace

Earlier this week, after spending too much time laughing at memes on Instagram, I was stopped by a picture on Dolly Parton’s page. I discovered the beauty and talent that is Dolly Parton, when I moved to the States, and have loved her boldness, her strength of character, and her music catalog ever since. 735 more words

General

Fifty Years of Bad Decisions: Change the Voices Within—and Without Breaking the Legacy of Silence #44 | Kim D. Bailey | FIVE:2:ONE

My life is exactly that—mine. I do the best with it each day. No one has a right to preface their justifications for denying me anything based on who I am, or even all I’ve done.

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Journey

Mother and toddler continue separation as her visa is refused for a second time

A woman has been refused a visa for the second time, meaning she can not join her husband and two-year-old son in Newport. The first time she failed her visa test as she didn’t have a good knowledge of English, but her second visa application was rejected despite passing the English test and her family believe it was due to her husband having “recently changed jobs” and not being able to prove his income. 168 more words

Stuff The Tories Do

Top 10 Reasons Why I Don't Understand Republicans

Political parties are like the people in them, contradictory and conflicted but for the current GOP, the dissonance has become deafening.

  1. They say they’re for deregulation…
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