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Intersectionality Proves A New Path to Victory for the Democrats

Democrats are rejecting the idea that the party must disproportionately yield to the whims of the white working class. In what was largely considered a referendum on the Trump presidency, Tuesday’s election swept a robust cohort of liberal and diverse elect officials into office. In Topeka, Kansas, Michelle De La Isla, a Hispanic woman, won...

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Feminism 101: A Cheat Sheet on Sexism, Misogyny, Misogynoir and More

When it is all said and done, both male and female identified people need feminism. From ‘Ain’t I a Woman’ by Sojourner Truth to “Who Run the World” by Beyonce, feminism is a word that sparks contrasting feelings globally. And depending on which country you are living in, feminism can often be dangerous. Take Malala...

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One Saudi Woman’s Quest to Drive

Daring to Drive is a memoir with a deep message from Saudi female activists to their own countrywomen as well as the world: we are living in a repressive society but we are working to change the rules.   Saudi Arabia is a repressive monarchy ruled by the family of Saud. Although it contains within...

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Remembering Sojourner Truth, The Mother of Intersectional Feminism

Ain’t I a woman? On this day in 1851, at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, Sojourner Truth delivered a speech which essentially solidified the basis of intersectionality with her groundbreaking address known as, “Ain’t I a woman?” Born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree, Truth escaped and became an advocate for the abolitionist movement...

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What Intersectionality Means to Wear Your Voice

  “As the founder of a self-funded intersectional publication, intersectionality isn’t just about having other people tell our stories; it’s about providing opportunity and economic access for marginalized Black and brown folks to have autonomy over their lives. -Ravneet Vohra, WYV Founder Welcome to Wear Your Voice, an intersectional feminist publication. What does intersectionality mean?...

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“Unicornland” Creator Lucy Gillespie Talks Sex Parties, Kink, Polyamory and Getting it Right

“I wanted to write something that portrayed a young woman’s journey of sexual exploration, and that was an introduction to the New York scene’s wonderful secret world.” When I first heard about the web series Unicornland, I was pretty skeptical, if I’m totally honest. As a queer, nonmonogamous pervert who has been the “hot bi...