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2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for anti-LGBT discrimination
LA Times
January 9, 2017

If you thought 2016 was a nasty, brutish year for LGBT rights across the country, 2017 is already shaping up to be much, much worse.

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Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil
Vanity Fair
December 17, 2016

NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process.

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Sarah Paulson Is Not Here For Your Concerns About Cat Fights While Filming Ocean's 8
jezebel
December 14, 2016

The light of my life Sarah Paulson is in the upcoming Ocean’s 11 reboot Ocean’s 8 along with Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett and more of your faves. And, to answer a very dumb question, she certainly isn’t worried ...

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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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