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on Sep 11, 2013 - 14:02 PM ET


Anissa Jackson of Homer, La., carries Confederate battle flags as she runs past the Civil Rights Memorial outside the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., on Friday, Oct. 22, 2004 (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

#WhiteGenocide: these were the words Indiana University students found written on fliers and in chalk around their...

on Oct 2, 2012 - 11:44 AM ET


Seattle Storm guard Tanisha Wright (30) protects the ball against Minnesota Lynx guard Candice Wiggins (11) in the second half of Game 3 of their WNBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 73-72. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

In the same year that Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary, the...

Sports, Gender and Sexuality
on Apr 4, 2012 - 12:09 PM ET


Courtesy: Feminist Harry Potter

When embarking on a final project for my feminist theory course this semester, I decided to combine two of my passions—feminism and the Harry Potter phenomenon—and try to fuse them into a reality through social media. It turns out there are more feminist-Harry Potter nerds than I...

on Feb 23, 2012 - 15:30 PM ET

It's clear to anyone who watched the State of the Union address last January that President Obama has begun to echo the Occupy Wall Street movement by voicing an increasingly populist agenda and taking on the inequality gap as a major theme.

"If you're earning a million dollars a year you shouldn't get special tax subsidies or deductions,” the President said. “On the other hand, if you make under $250,000 a year, like 98% of American families, your...

Activism, Occupy Wall Street
on Feb 14, 2012 - 12:08 PM ET

This article was originally published in The Daily Orange.

When Occupy Wall Street protestors were evicted from Zuccotti Park overnight November 15, the social movement was forced to shift its focus from a physical presence to a thematic mindset and alternative form of...

Occupy Wall Street
on Dec 19, 2011 - 13:24 PM ET

California made significant strides with the passing of three state bills in support of LGBT rights legislation this past October 10th.

The Gender Nondiscrimination Act requires gender identity and expression to be its own protected category at work, at school, in housing, at public accommodations and in other settings; the Vital Statistics Modernization Act makes it easier for transgender people to obtain court-ordered gender...