The audacity of hate

On Nov. 8, Donald Trump was elected the president of the United States. That night, cities across the country exploded in protest, showing disdain for the discriminatory and inflammatory rhetoric that was used by the president-elect and substantiated by the American voters. And people aren’t just upset that this nation
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What squirrels think of anti-Trump protests

Dear humans, It’s so awesome that you’re expressing your political views, but where are we supposed to go when you’ve got Sproul Plaza all blockaded? Do you understand how difficult it is to collect acorns and Golden Bear Cafe crumbs for your squirrel family when there’s no space to get to
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Pastors, Pence and prostates

Sex on Tuesday

Queers: Our very existence is our strongest form of resistance. To continue homo life as usual is the last thing the decrepit old white men, who completely hijacked our government, want for us. Every single gay orgasm is an act of utter rebellion. Each queer hug, smile and chuckle an
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An American abroad

As one of a few Americans living in a small town in Japan, I’ve had to do a lot of explaining. Over the last three months I’ve lived here, I have fielded questions about the United States such as: “Are all the cheeseburgers huge?” and “Have you met Orlando Bloom?”
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