It Gets Better — Discover


Visit the revamped website of the It Gets Better Project to browse an archive with thousands of video stories, and to learn about their mission to empower LGBTQ youth around the world.

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The Death Project — Discover


Susan Briscoe’s blog documents her life with advanced terminal cancer, and focuses on her belief that “it’s important to talk about death and dying in this society that tries so hard to avoid it.”

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Longreads Best of 2017: All of Our No. 1 Story Picks — Longreads


Here’s every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email.

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‘I Wasn’t Even a Person.’ Salma Hayek Says ‘Monster’ Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Her — U.S. – TIME


Salma Hayek is speaking out for the first time about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misbehavior, saying he repeatedly harassed her as she worked to produce her 2002 movie Frida. Hayek came forward with her allegations in an essay for the New York Times published on Dec. 13, joining dozens of other women who have accused…

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Surgeon Admits to Burning Initials into Transplant Patients’ Livers — World – TIME


(LONDON) — A British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations. Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of assault, in a case a prosecutor called “without legal precedent in criminal law.” Bramhall used an argon beam coagulator, which seals bleeding blood vessels with an…

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NOW THAT WE’VE BEEN CAUGHT, WE’LL STOP USING TAX MONEY FOR OUR SETTLEMENT SEX FUND — Arlin Report


They used your tax money to cover-up the sexual misbehavior. And they all knew what was going on. ALL! That is worse than enabling. That is being an accomplice! http://www.blacklistednews.com/Paul_Ryan%3A_Congress_will_stop_using_taxpayer_funds_to_settle_sex_harassment_suits/62153/0/38/38/Y/M.html

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Introverts and Extroverts — Thinking Out Loud


A few weeks ago one of my sons had an opportunity to have a one-on-one meeting with the pastor of a megachurch. He’s seen this person pour himself into an energetic sermon each week, but found that, off the platform, he was very quiet and unassuming. This pastor has admitted to his introvert character many […]

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I’m Black, and I think Richard Spencer Should Speak At The University of Michigan — Me & a mask


I’m Black, and I think Richard Spencer Should Speak At The University of Michigan Before anyone gets too upset with me, let me make one thing clear. I find Richard Spencer to be a vile and disgusting human being, and wholeheartedly disagree with his ideology. However, with all that being said, I think it would […]

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Stuart McMillen Comics — Discover


Australian artist Stuart McMillen draws long-form comics and cartoons on science, society, the environment, and ecological sustainability.

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Mommy Blogs Made Me a Real Girl — Suebob’s Red Stapler


“Reaching women on multiple platforms with quality content is vital, Reese Witherspoon said, adding, “And I’m not talking about mommy blogs and 14 ways to cook a turkey.” Dear Reese Witherspoon, I just want to type “Take a hike,” and hit publish, but I have a bit more to say. I’m not a mommy, or […]

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