Image of a protester holding a sign that says, "Fuck Rape Culture."

Don’t tell me to ‘lighten up’ about rape culture

It’s not ‘gallows humor’ if you’ve never been to the gallows.

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James Comey as Carrie from Sex and the City with a Trump break-up Post-It

Some thoughts on recent events…

The Arrogance of our Dear Leader firing James Comey...Our Cheeto-in-Chief, President Trump actually expected his decision to be met with approval from both sides of the spectrum since Democrats blame Comey for basically handing Trump the election and the GOP haven't forgiven Comey for not recommending Hillary Clinton's prosecution.

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West Virginia’s Supreme Court doesn’t think anti-LGBTQ assault is a hate crime

Earlier this week, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that the state's hate crime law doesn't cover anti-LGBTQ assaults or any crime committed on based on sexual orientation. The 3 to 2 decision is a major setback in the fight by civil rights advocates to convince W.V. courts that laws that prohibit violence [...]

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We Were Promised Bootstraps

In America, shame keeps the poor from eating the rich. If you haven’t read Ketchup sandwiches and other things stupid poor people eat, by Anastasia Basil, then you should. In it, Basil talks about her experiences with poverty and the stigma attached to being working poor in a country of people who think they’re all just temporarily embarrassed millionaires. That’s [...]