President Bartlet (and a Bunch of Other Celebrities) Beg the Electoral College to Do What the Electoral College Was Created For
It's not over till it's over.
Feelings of voting futility aside, the Electoral College does exist for a reason, and Martin Sheen would like to explain it to you.Read More
A week from the seventy-fifth anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016, George Takei's musical Allegiance will premiere in a one-day theatrical engagement across the US.Read More
My husband says and does the most misogynistic things imaginable to me, and I melt like a popsicle in the sun. But after this election season, non-consensual misogyny has flourished in the kink community—and we need to fight it together.Read More
On aspirational versus topical representation, and other heady stuff.
It's been a hard few weeks, huh? I hope you'll all try a little thought experiment with me.Read More
It’s been a tough year, and it keeps getting tougher. Here’s what we can learn from everyone’s favorite former vengeance demon.Read More
There is a safe space that fanfiction provides for autonomy and feminism through an exploration of kink and sensuality, dominated by the written word.Read More
My parents aren't really going to be affected by the Trump administration, which meant I had nobody to help me process Donald Trump's election. Enter fandom.Read More
How do we go forward into the next four years knowing what trauma awaits so many?Read More
Last week, my usually uneventful walk turned into something completely different—all because I dared to wear the hijab.Read More
Not the coping method I expected to use.
I imagine you can all guess the surface reason, since it's the famous "Mercy Run" game. But it ended up going a little deeper than that.Read More
Because of both my white privilege and Latina identity, I am within and without.Read More
The comfort and self-care that has come out of watching these shows has done more for my healing than anything else.Read More
If you're standing by your choice, why won't you defend it? And to those of you who have been open with your admiration...what exactly do you admire about him?Read More
What do a comedy show, a newspaper, and a former political candidate have in common?
Saturday Night Live made a joke at the expense of trans people while the New York Times and Bernie Sanders called for the end of "identity politics," a.k.a equal rights, effectively normalizing the stance Trump has taken on diversity.Read More
“Evil That Just Does Not Exist”: How Tegan & Sara Gave Me the Post-Election Catharsis I Didn’t Know I Needed
At their Orlando and Tampa shows, Tegan and Sara made several impassioned speeches about coming together in the wake of the election, and how wrecked they’d felt themselves in the past week. I could relate.Read More
Last night at a concert in San Jose, CA, Kanye West stopped in the middle of a song to launch into one of his epic rants where he said if he voted at all, he would've voted for Trump.Read More
This episode probably plays great in the Berenstein universe.
I just wanted to recap a nice, comforting episode. Why this...?Read More
Like American women, Icelandic women comprise about half the population, and have achieved goals like paid parental leave for both sexes and higher education rates for girls. Their methods can work for us.Read More
Many hashtags and help campaigns have sprung up in the wake of the election, geared towards helping trans people navigate the complicated and labyrinthine law processes within things like passport acquisition and identification document correction.Read More
Considering what's happened, here's a list of landmark firsts that we shouldn't overlook.Read More