Milo Yiannopoulos and Free Speech on the Berkeley campus

In 1971, Merle Miller, a writer, author, former editor of Harper’s and Time magazines, and World War II Veteran, became one of the most prominent Americans to publicly come out of the closet. He did so in one of the most public of ways possible in the pre-Twitter days: by
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The counterargument to Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley

On Thursday, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks released a statement to the UC Berkeley community discussing the “tension between rights and values,” articulating that while the administration may not condone Milo Yiannopoulos’s words and actions, they will not be shutting down the event. Chancellor Dirks chose to use the language of “tolerance,” suggesting
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From a nasty woman

2 cents on 2 sides

Throughout my life, my family and peers brushed aside my retaliations to their sexist comments, branding me as just condescending or ill-tempered. Because sexist tenets are the norm, any sort of deviation in my family or in my high school was labeled as lacking significance or as a temper tantrum.
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San Francisco #Pride 2014

This year marks the 44th anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade; with the theme of “Color Our World with Pride”, this event took place June 28 and 29, 2014. The San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT people and allies event in
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Healthcare equality for all genders

Safe, Sane and Consensual

“Are you sure you don’t need a pregnancy test?” “I swear I don’t. I’ve been on testosterone for the past year, and I’ve only been having sex with people with vaginas.” There’s bemused frustration in UC Berkeley junior Benji Delgadillo’s voice as they recount their interaction with their primary care
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