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On How to Deal with Rising Global Conservatism

This year has been full of surprises. Many governments put important decisions in the hands of their people, and the ballots revealed the conservative nature of the majority.

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The Culinary Spirit of Chef Dominique Crenn

Dominique Crenn, known for her San Francisco restaurants Atelier Crenn (which has received two coveted Michelin stars) and Petit Crenn, is the World’s Best Female Chef 2016 — as decided by San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

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Melania Trump’s An Immigrant, Like the Rest of Us

Of all the bizarre twists and turns this past election, arguably one of the most interesting paradoxes is that President-elect Donald Trump – who built his political platform on racism, misogyny, and xenophobia – is married to an immigrant.

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Your Essential 2016 Thanksgiving Survival Kit Guide

Holidays can be a difficult time because things we ignore all year can rise to the surface, forcing us to confront them. There’s something about food, extended family, and time off that flips a switch.

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How to Handle Depression When Nothing Feels Good

Every person who has never dealt with a mental illness has probably made at least one ignorant suggestion in a concerned moment. It doesn’t take long for people with depression to start hearing the train of banal platitudes about how exercise, social engagements, and healthy food can help them “beat” their diagnosis.

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Indiana Lawmaker Proposes Total Abortion Ban

In the wake of Donald’s Trump successful bid for the United States presidency, the President-elect has confirmed many of his opponents’ worst fears as he begins to share his top picks for his Cabinet and other important positions.

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Good Girls Revolt is The Kind of Content We Need

The election has proven that these are dark times for us, ladies. On the morning of November 9th, I gave myself what my mom calls a “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” No, it didn’t mean driving through parades — or, in this case, protests — but giving myself the permission to do whatever I wanted to chill.

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A Primer on the Caribbean’s Intersectional Feminism

We all know that feminism, in its simplest form, is defined as the belief that men and women should have equal rights.

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World AIDS Day: Dispelling Myths and Confusion

Note: This article originally ran on World AIDS 2014. Because the information shared herein is still relevant and important, we’re republishing it on World Aids…

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Rights Watch: Texas Requires Funerals for Abortions

Once again, conservative anti-abortion lawmakers have proved that they are adept at coming up with creative ways to make getting abortions harder for women, despite abortion being a federally-protected right for more than 40 years.

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