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roe v. wade
roe v. wade

Senator Gillibrand Has a Plan to Block Trump's Nominee and Save Roe v. Wade

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says blocking the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh requires speaking to every one of her colleagues about the issues they care about.
Marie Solis
11 hours ago
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Photos

Photos of Drag Queens and Kings Dragging Donald Trump's UK Visit

The LGBTQ community turned up in full force—and full drag—to protest President Donald Trump's first visit to the UK.
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Zing Tsjeng
15 hours ago
beauty
beauty

For Trans Women Like Me, Facetune Is a Way to See Our Real Selves

According to the trans women I spoke to for this story, retouching selfies with Facetune isn't necessarily about being more beautiful. It's about reclaiming the narratives of trans bodies.
Aerinn Hodges-Kolfage
4 days ago
sexual misconduct
sexual misconduct

City Council Candidate Accused of Posting Topless Photo of Wife to Campaign Site

Local police are reportedly investigating David Martinez, a Ward 4 candidate in St Paul, Minnesota, for revenge porn.
Marie Solis
16 hours ago
astro guide
astro guide

Weekly Horoscope: July 16 - 22

There's a sense of calm this week as we find some rest between two intense eclipses.
Randon Rosenbohm
16 hours ago
astro guide
astro guide

Daily Horoscope: July 16, 2018

The Moon is in Virgo today.
Annabel Gat
a day ago
history
history

All Hail Amastris, the War Captive Who Rose to Power and Became a Queen

The Persian princess was captured in battle by Alexander the Great, but she didn't let that stop her from founding a city and coining her own money.
Jenna Mahale
4 days ago
personal essay
personal essay

When I Met the Now-Arrested Leader of a 'Feminist' Cult and His 'Kittens'

After the recent news of Turkish televangelist Adnan Oktar's arrest for fraud, sexual assault, and espionage, I look back on what it was like to meet him and the women of his "Islamic Creationist" cult, known as his "kittens."
Meher Ahmad
4 days ago
You Make Me Wanna
You Make Me Wanna

I Was So Gay for Meg From 'Hercules' That It Terrified Me

The most intriguing part of Meg wasn’t her slender waistline or disproportionate breast size—it was her depth, her wit, her bullheaded resistance to being saved, and her willingness to rebuke masculinity.
Jill Gutowitz
4 days ago
Opinion
Opinion

No One Should Get Plus-Ones to Weddings

If you suspect that someone would bail on your wedding if they couldn’t bring a buffer human, this person doesn’t like you enough to be at your wedding.
Maria Yagoda
4 days ago
sexual misconduct
sexual misconduct

GOP Rep: Allegations of Ignoring Sexual Abuse Can Make a Candidate Stronger

Republican Rep. Pete King is standing by colleague Jim Jordan amid accusations that Jordan ignored sexual misconduct allegations against a former wrestling coach two decades ago at Ohio State.
Marie Solis
4 days ago
Queerly Beloved
Queerly Beloved

How Two Queer Adults Created a Family by Adopting Each Other

Laura and Lucy Power decided to be the child and mother that the other had always wanted. They read vows at an adoption ceremony, got matching tattoos, and even changed their surnames.
Sarah Burke
5 days ago
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