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Nov. 26, 2013

Where Do the Most Racist and Homophobic People In America Live? Check This Map

The most hateful parts of America, mapped.
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Nov. 26, 2013

Pornhub Stats Show 6 Surprising Facts About When We Watch Porn

Because some of us are enjoying the holiday season a little more than others.
Nov. 26, 2013

Dear Advertisers, There's Nothing Sexy About Violence Against Women

Fashion brands think that using disturbing images like this is a good way to advertise to women. We think not.
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Nov. 26, 2013

How Corporate Greed Killed the Thanksgiving Holiday, in One Chart

You've heard of Black Friday, but have you ever heard of "Brown Thursday?" Because that's a thing now.
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Nov. 26, 2013

College Taught Me That As a Black Woman, I Had To Wear Pearls

Historically black colleges and universities are not the safe spaces we hoped they'd be.
Nov. 26, 2013

3 Real-Life Young Feminists More Badass Than Miley Cyrus

I dare you not to be inspired.
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Nov. 26, 2013
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Nov. 26, 2013

This Quote By the Pope Went Viral. Here's Why.

Pope Francis: 'Money must serve, not rule!'
Nov. 26, 2013

'Eastbound and Down' Will Make You Laugh and Then Change Your Life

After four seasons of raucous behavior, Kenny Powers teaches us the value of following our dreams without losing touch with ourselves and the people we love.
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Nov. 26, 2013

The NSA Probably Has Installed a Virus on Your Computer — and Everyone Else's

According to leaked slides pulled from the Edward Snowden files, the NSA has now infiltrated over 50,000 computer networks worldwide.
Nov. 26, 2013
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Nov. 26, 2013

Obamacare Is Going Back to the Supreme Court. Again. Wow.

The Court will rule on whether a "Biblically founded" company has the right to deny parts of the new health care law to its employees.
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Nov. 26, 2013

Bill de Blasio's Transition Team is Far from Radical, Despite What You've Heard

Bill de Blasio is taking heat for his supposedly uber-progessive transition team, which also has Catholics riled up since it contains no priests but other clergy.
Nov. 26, 2013

4 Famous Writers On Getting Over Writer's Block

Hung up on your story? Here's some advice from the best on how to beat writer's block.
Nov. 26, 2013

Love It Or Hate It, 'Glee' Made Young, Gay Characters Mainstream

Not everyone watches 'The L Word.'
Nov. 26, 2013

Keeping Your Maiden Name Isn't Revolutionary

Because the patriarchy.
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Nov. 26, 2013

The Government Just Made a $41.3 BILLION Profit Off Of Student Loans

The government is making big bucks off of the debt of millions of Americans.
Nov. 26, 2013

What Tina Turner Could Teach Every Twerking Pop Star About Empowerment

Tina Turner turned 73 today. In the days before she could ressurrect a failing career with a stint on 'The Voice,' she showed what it meant to be a truly resilient performer.
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Nov. 26, 2013

Nobody Really Knows When the Afghanistan War Will End

If the U.S. has its way, we'd be in Afghanistan "indefinitely." If Afghan President Hamid Karzai has his way, our military would leave next year.
Nov. 26, 2013

What It Was Like To Live in a Country Where Abortion is Illegal

After dealing with an assault and pregnancy scare in Peru, I'm not so sure the United States is any better.
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Nov. 26, 2013

This Gay Activist Was Beaten and Now He Has a Message For Every Young Person Interested in Change

This LGBT activist was beaten for being gay. But instead of staying silent, he's used politics to fight for equality.
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Nov. 26, 2013

Milk Might Cost $7 Next Year If Congress Screws Up in December

Yes, you read that right. 7. Dollar. Milk.
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Nov. 26, 2013

For Young Iranians, the 2013 Iran Nuclear Deal Is Just the Beginning

Why I'm feeling hopeful about Iran's future.