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When Politics Meets Oscar

Since it was the worst viewership of the Oscar's in seven years you may have missed what all the fuss was about. Here are the highlights of the acceptance speeches.   ...

Remembering the Lovings this Valentine’s Day

On this upcoming Valentine’s Day, I am reminded of no greater challenge to marriage equality than same-sex marriage that many LGBTQ activists are still struggling for in their states. ...

Full Moon in Leo

It’s snowing boatloads from the thick grey cloud covered sky and I not even sure daylight came today. ...

Chris Ofili Retrospective at The #NewMuseum

If you waited until the last minute to see the Chris Ofili retrospective "Night and Day" at the New Museum, this ...

Historic Black LGBTQ Intergenerational Discussion on “Selma”

If Bayard Rustin were alive today he certainly would have been proud on Monday as the LGBTQ communities held discussions on the film “Selma”. ...

Toshi Reagon's Parable

Toshi Reagon's latest musical project, "Parable of t ...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Expansive Dream

Martin Luther King's actual birthday is January 15th, and I believe if MLK were alive today he would be well pleased with Ava DuVernay's film "Selma." Many people working for justice today stand on ...

Velvetpark's Official Top 25 Significant Queer Women of 2014

It is with great honor that Velvetpark announces our Top 25 Queer Women of 2014. ...

That day after Christmas

Garbage pick-up on my block is every Thursday. But with Christmas falling on that day of the week, this year garbage pick-up rolled over to Friday. ...

Finding Home for the Holidays

The Christmas season is a difficult time of year for me. ...

What Is In A Greeting?

One would think that an all-inclusive seasonal greeting emblematic of our nation’s religious diversity would be embraced by us all with two simple words—Happy Holidays! ...

Claire Evans wrote “Broad Band” about women who founded the internet
Recode
March 17, 2018

Her new book follows the stories of women in tech from Ada Lovelace in the 1800s to cyber feminists of the ‘90s.

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The Parkland Students Are Fictional Heroes Come To Life
thecut.com
March 17, 2018

You would too if you’d grown up reading the Hunger Games.

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The Uprising of Women in Red States Is Just Beginning
the cut
March 14, 2018

From the teachers’ strikes in West Virginia to Oklahoma and beyond, working-class women have always known what it takes to fight back.

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Why are teens across America standing up to Congress?
Crooked Media
March 14, 2018

A conversation between Women’s March Youth activist Winter Minisee and Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce about how Generation Z plans to stop school shootings.

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Stephen Hawking, scientific hero and icon, has died at 76
Vox
March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking was born on Isaac Newton’s birthday and died on Einstein’s. His legacy is near equal to them both.

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Trump used crib notes at White House listening session on school shootings
Vox
February 22, 2018

photographer snapped a photo of the president’s poorly hidden crib notes during the emotional discussion on Wednesday, which included prompts to ask questions about individuals’ experiences and what his administration could do to help people feel safe.

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Every Brutal Marco Rubio Exchange From the CNN Town Hall
NY Mag
February 22, 2018

While they gave him credit for showing up, Parkland survivors took apart his talking points on banning assault weapons and accepting NRA money.

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The Obamas’ Official Portraits, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Rise to the National Occasion
New York Mag
February 17, 2018

Jerry Saltz: The Obamas’ Official Portraits, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Rise to the National Occasion

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Why Didn’t Wonder Woman Get Any Oscar Nominations?
vulture
January 24, 2018

It was a good day for blockbusters at the Academy Awards, as populist hits like Get Out, Dunkirk, and Logan all managed significant Oscar nominations. So why was Wonder Woman, a true summer phenomenon that made more money than any of those movies, unable to score a single Oscar nod?

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I’m a sexual consent educator. Here’s what’s missing in the Aziz Ansari conversation.
Vox
January 22, 2018

How demanding female sexual pleasure makes us all better at understanding consent.

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Don’t Call Her a Victim: After Surviving Opioids, Nan Goldin Goes After the Makers
The New York Times
January 22, 2018

A photographer who kicked her OxyContin addiction fights on the front lines against the scourge that recalls H.I.V. And she has begun to draw a response.

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Hollywood Execs Formed a Sexual Harassment Commission Led By Anita Hill
vulture.com
December 16, 2017

Hollywood Execs, including Kathleen Kennedy, formed a sexual harassment commission to fight gender inequity and other problems in the workplace.

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Someone Tried to Sell Sia’s Nudes, So She Gave Them Away for Free
Vulture
November 10, 2017

Earlier this evening on Twitter, the performer posted a blurry image of the back of her naked body. She included the caption:

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Women Lost at Sea 5 Months Say Rescuers Tried to Kill Them
thecut.com
November 10, 2017

Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava, saved after being lost at sea for five months, are now saying rescuers on a Taiwanese fishing boat tried to kill them.

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Anthony Bourdain: CNN Saved Us From Ending Up Like Quentin Tarantino
Deadline
October 29, 2017

The travel host and provocateur told a Produced By New York audience why he and his partners chose the news network over rival offers.

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Wieseltier, Halperin, Weinstein: Powerful, Lecherous Men
New Your Mag
October 29, 2017

From Harvey Weinstein to James Toback, Mark Halperin to Leon Wieseltier, powerful, lecherous men are still shaping our national narratives.

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Annabella Sciorra and Daryl Hannah Discuss Weighing the Costs of Speaking Out About Harvey Weinstein
The New Yorker
October 29, 2017

In a continuation of Ronan Farrow’s investigation, he speaks with Annabella Sciorra, Daryl Hannah, and other women about their struggles with going public.

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Anish Kapoor banned from using colour-changing paint in ongoing rights war
dezeen.com
July 10, 2017

A feud that has previously seen Anish Kapoor banned from using the "world's pinkest pink" continues, and now extends to colour-changing paint.

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Jay-Z's New Album Features, His Mom Coming Out
jezebel
June 30, 2017

Late Thursday night Jay-Z, who brought back the hyphen but not the umlaut, dropped 4:44, an album that on the first few listens is some of his best work in years. It seems to be an intensely personal project, with Jay rapping about ...

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