What Anti-Trump Protesters Are Really After When They Show Up In Thousands

What Anti-Trump Protesters Are Really After When They Show Up In Thousands

I was one of the 2,000 people who marched Thursday night in Philadelphia to peacefully protest the election of Donald Trump. The reactions in real life and on social media to the protests have run the gamut from dismissive to downright ridicule. Tomi Lahren, a conservative, has even said in a widely watched video that […]
What You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Relationship With A Male Cancer

What You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Relationship With A Male Cancer

I’ve been in a relationship with my Cancer boyfriend for over four years. After all this time, I think I’m finally able to say I have him almost all figured out. Except, one can never fully know a Cancer, as anyone who has ever dated one will tell you. From a relationship standpoint, they’re kind of an enigma. […]

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How US Policy Continues To Leave Puerto Rico In Bankruptcy Limbo

How US Policy Continues To Leave Puerto Rico In Bankruptcy Limbo

Puerto Rico has a problem: The US territory has until May 1 to make a $422 million payment to government bondholders, and it is pleading with Washington to help restructure its $72 billion debt. As of yet, legislation to help Puerto Rico has stalled, even as President Obama’s administration warns that the territory nears economic collapse. If […]
How You Set Back Gender Equality When You Say, ‘I’m Not A Feminist’

How You Set Back Gender Equality When You Say, ‘I’m Not A Feminist’

A couple of years ago, I read a Huffington Post article entitled, “20 Women Who Apparently Don’t Need (And Are Against) Feminism.” As a self-proclaimed feminist, the title immediately caught my interest. Then, it just as quickly roused my ire. In case you didn’t read it, it consists of various women giving their reasons for not […]

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The Long And Pathetic History Of Misogyny In The Music Industry

The Long And Pathetic History Of Misogyny In The Music Industry

For many of us, music is an inextricable part of our lives. It serves as the playlist for everything from gym workouts, breakups and road trips to crazy nights out on the town. Some artists have an uncanny ability to express our feelings so well, it feels like they ripped pages from our diaries and sang […]
If You Know An Intimidating Woman, She’s Probably A Capricorn

If You Know An Intimidating Woman, She’s Probably A Capricorn

There’s this woman you’ve always had a crush on, but she’s so into her hobbies and her career that she’s never really glanced your way. You wonder how to get her attention, and more importantly, how you’d keep it once you did. Or maybe she’s your friend, and you’ve always envied her confidence and put-together appearance. […]

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3 Common Food Ingredients That Sabotage Our Attempts To Get Healthy

3 Common Food Ingredients That Sabotage Our Attempts To Get Healthy

If you’re like me, your New Year’s resolution for 2016 was to get healthy. Both the American Heart Association and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention offer guidelines for how to do this, including exercising, not smoking, managing your stress and eating healthy. Simple, right? Not really. Thanks to confusing nutrition labels, conflicting guidelines and […]

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3 Things To Remember When You Feel Hopeless About Climate Change

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Hopeless About Climate Change

So, you want to help stop global warming. You know what it is, and after all the superstorms, droughts and floods, you know something’s not right with the planet. You’ve even rolled your eyes at the climate change naysayers in your life who say this is all one big giant hoax put on by the scientific community. That’s […]

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Our Help Is Hurting: Why The US Needs A New Plan Of Action In Syria

Our Help Is Hurting: Why The US Needs A New Plan Of Action In Syria

Around 350,000 people in the Syrian city of Raqqa are essentially trapped. Their homes shake from nearby Russian and French airstrikes, which have increased in the aftermath of the Paris attacks and downed Russian plane. Both attacks were carried out by the Islamic State. But ISIS fighters have moved into residential areas of the city […]
5 Humorous Highlights From The Fourth Republican Debate

5 Humorous Highlights From The Fourth Republican Debate

My mom always told me life is easier if you can learn to see the humor in everything. However, I think selecting the next president of the United States is something that should be taken seriously. This is why you’ll find me glued to the TV during debates, hanging on the words of every candidate. […]
Marco Rubio Won The Third Republican Debate, But He Wasn’t Perfect

Marco Rubio Won The Third Republican Debate, But He Wasn’t Perfect

If you watched Wednesday night’s CNBC Republican Debate, you were probably expecting the same old responses from the top 10 candidates. However, thanks to some cringe-worthy questions from the moderators and squabbling amongst the contenders, voters may have gotten their best glimpse yet of just exactly who they’ll be electing next November. Marco Rubio, the junior Senator from […]
Jeb Vs Trump: 3 Rounds, 3 Wins For Bush In Second Republican Debate

Jeb Vs Trump: 3 Rounds, 3 Wins For Bush In Second Republican Debate

Even though they stood right next to each other on the stage, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump could not be more different. One is described by Politico as “polite, reasonable, and bilingual.” The other is depicted as “blustery and visceral.” The stark contrast between the two candidates was on full display Wednesday night during the second […]