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Atlanta Hosts ‘The MANologues,’ a Performance About Toxic Masculinity

February 17 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A new performance about "toxic masculinity"...

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Drain the White House Correspondents Dinner!

February 17 2017
by Charlotte Hays

There are several reasons that the White House Correspondents Dinner deserves to die...

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Trump Litmus Test: OKCupid Adds Political Preferences to Its Matchmaking Process

February 17 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Online dating will never be the same again...

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Classified Hypocrisy

February 17 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

The current situation, by contrast, involves federal employees breaking the law...

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Orange Coast College Suspends Student Who Recorded Instructor’s Anti-Trump Rant

February 16 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Orange Coast College has suspended a student who recorded his instructor describing Trump’s election as an “act of terrorism.”

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The Sad Socialist Sage Of The Park Slope Coop

February 16 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The year isn’t off to a good start for the Park Slope Food Coop...

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Arizona Governor Fights for Haircutter to the Homeless Targeted By Cosmetology Board

February 16 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Arizona cosmetology student Juan Carlos Montes de Oca began giving free haircuts to the homeless to honor the memory of his mother...

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Tennessee Man Slapped With $50 Ticket for ‘Obscene’ Bumper Sticker of Stick Figures

February 15 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Dustin Owens’ racy bumper sticker began as a prank by his brother...

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IRONY ALERT: Florida School Yanks Controversial Book During ‘Celebrate Literacy Week’

February 15 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

During its “Celebrate Literacy Week,” a Florida high school ended up canceling the reading of a book after parents complained about its content...

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Report: Manspreading—and Its Haters—Have Been Around Longer Than We Thought

February 15 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Though the term “manspreading” entered the English lexicon around 2014, a German feminist photographer was onto the idea as early as the 1970s...

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Campuses Coddle Students ‘Triggered’ by Valentine’s Day With Coloring, Cookies, Puppies

February 14 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Valentine’s Day can be a downer, but several colleges and universities are ready to comfort lonely students “triggered” by the holiday...

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Food and Fear: How To Find Good Information In A Culture Of Alarmism

February 14 2017
by Julie Gunlock and Erin Hawley

In the era of too much information, it's critical that consumers choose their information carefully so that they can make intelligent, science-based decisions...

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Even Liberals Were Irked by SNL’s ‘Sexist’ Kellyanne Conway Skit

February 13 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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Bravo to Ambassador Haley, for Blocking UN Ploy on “Palestine"

February 11 2017
by Claudia Rosett

Haley's statement is important...

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Ashley Graham Becomes Vogue’s First Plus-Sized Cover Model, But Readers Are Offended By Her Photo

February 11 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The March issue of Vogue features seven supermodels on the cover...

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‘Stop Colonizing Us’: Jessica Lange Blasted by Latinas for Posing as Her Hero Frida Kahlo

February 11 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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How To Cure The Very Sick Healthcare System From Its Deadly Disease: Obamacare

February 10 2017
by Hadley Heath

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price has officially taken the helm of his department...

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Secretary of Opportunity

February 10 2017
by Sabrina Schaeffer

Women may be divided over President Donald Trump, but they shouldn't be divided over Department of Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder...

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British Hospital: Midwives Should Avoid The Gendered Word ‘Fella,’ Instead Say ‘Partner’

February 10 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A hospital in Blackpool, England has forbidden midwives from saying “fellas” during birthing classes...

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Merriam-Webster Adds ‘Microaggression,’ ‘Safe Space’ to Dictionary

February 9 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Merriam Webster announced this week that it has added more than a thousand words to its dictionary—and among them are “microaggression” and “safe space.”

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No Defense For Obamacare In Cruz Vs. Sanders Debate

February 8 2017
by Hadley Heath

There was no one on stage who could defend Obamacare or the status quo in our healthcare system...

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College Forbids Classroom Recordings After Video of Prof Trashing Trump Goes Viral

February 8 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Orange Coast College has forbidden students from making in-classroom recordings without permission...

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Why Women Shouldn't Try To Make The Future Female

February 8 2017
by Karin Agness

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is back with a message for women and all Americans...

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Don't Be Fooled By Liquor Fearmongering

February 8 2017
by Julie Gunlock and Celia Meyer

In the retail business, competition can be fierce...

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It's Time to Abolish The Antiquities Act of 1906

February 7 2017
by Erin Hawley

The act is a relic of a bygone era...

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