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Your body, your voice — your choice

2 cents on 2 sides

I lost my virginity when I was 14 years old. But before I could bask in the glory of fulfilling my sexual needs, or even process the act, the gossip about me spread around school as quickly as pink eye at a co-op orgy party. In a predominantly white, upper-middle
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Where are the women?

D ammit, 45 minutes late again. That means I’ll get the cramped elevator for sure. If one more old man stares at my boobs I swear — “Namaste, madam.” “Namaste, sirji, how are you?” “Very good, thank you madam. Where shall I drive you today?” “The Secretariat — but I’m
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How to have a memorable Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day (or Single Awareness Day) is just around the corner, but before any of you ladies get tied down to your significant other on the 14th, spend Galentine’s Day, February 13th, appreciating all the lovely women in your life. What exactly is this hallowed holiday? It’s a day where you spend time
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Talk through text

Because the internet

We are a lazy generation — or so, at least, have we been dubbed over and over again. We are “millennials”, born and raised to create an era of the entitled, the selfish and the apathetic.
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Feminist charm prevails in ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’

Drawing on a timeline of works from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Dr. Phil, Gina Gionfriddo’s play “Rapture, Blister, Burn” is a fireball of quick wit and high stakes around the most thoughtful exploration of what it means to be a woman with options in a society that makes one feel guilty
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