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Does this haircut make me look like a Nazi?
The Washington Post
December 7, 2016

How young fascists ended up with the same signature 'do as lefty metrosexuals.

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Some Showrunners Are Banning Rape as a Plot Device on Their Shows
jezebel
December 7, 2016

Much writing has been dedicated to the problems with how rape is used to motivate characters in our favorite television shows, particularly Game of Sex and Violence. Generally, women get raped and men get motivated to grow as characters because of that rape.

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Surviving Trump: Black Women Strengthen Coalitions, Practice Revolutionary Self-Care
the root
December 7, 2016

With only two months until inauguration, social justice advocates have been processing how the incoming regime will affect their work and are looking ahead with vigilance.

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The Dangerous Myth That Hillary Clinton Ignored the Working Class
The Atlantic
December 7, 2016

To many white Trump voters, the problem wasn’t her economic stance, but the larger vision—a multi-ethnic social democracy—that it was a part of.

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The Role of Queer Writers in Donald Trump's America
The Atlantic
November 18, 2016

Feeling afraid—and imagining a way forward—as the status of LGBT rights looks uncertain

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Election 2016: White women voted for Donald Trump in 2016 because they still believe white men are their saviors — Quartz
qz
November 14, 2016

White women have a history of betraying their sisters. The 2016 election was no exception. The pattern of white women choosing white men over women of color underscores some of the more insidious machinations of patriarchy ...

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Gwen Ifill dead at age 61
POLITICO
November 14, 2016

Gwen Ifill, the longtime PBS news anchor who had served as a co-host of PBS's NewsHour and as moderator of 'Washington Week,' has died, POLITICO has learned. She was 61

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Here's An Open Letter To Comey From The Teen Who Allegedly Got Sexts From Weiner
BuzzFeed News
November 2, 2016

"I thought your job as FBI Director was to protect me."..

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Anthony Weiner Has Allegedly Checked Into a Sex Addiction Clinic
jezebel.com
November 2, 2016

Anthony Weiner has entered rehab for sex addiction, reports the Daily Mail, which broke the news that Anthony Weiner was aware that a girl he was sexting was underage, leading to an FBI investigation of his computers that’s currently posing a threat to our very democracy.

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Life in the Heart of New York’s L.G.B.T. Latino Community
Lens Blog (The New York Times)
October 13, 2016

Roosevelt Avenue, in Jackson Heights, Queens, reminds my boyfriend of El Salvador, where he grew up. It reminds our friend Danny of where he grew up, in Mexico. And others of Colombia or Guatemala. That’s fitting, because it’s one of the vibrant centers of Latino culture in New York.

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