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Women's tennis and the gender politics of grunting

Women's tennis and the gender politics of grunting | stuff | Scoop.it
Something I've noticed as I've gotten more and more into my training as an athlete is that I have a tendency to make some fairly unladylike noises when I'm really getting after it.  I noticed this ...
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Why This Celebrity Nude Photo Scandal Is Absolutely Appalling

No means no, even in stolen photos.
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Why White People Don’t Feel Black People’s Pain

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George Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin because he perceived him as dangerous. The defense argues he was, the prosecution argues he wasn’t. No one, of course, argues that Zimmerman approached Martin with kindness, or stopped to consider the boy as anything other than suspicious, an outsider. Ultimately Zimmerman shot and killed...
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William Bratton: Investigate Ryo Oyamada's Death

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Gothamist Report: Video Points To NYPD Cover-Up After Cop Fatally Ran Over Pedestrian
On February 21st, 2013, Ryo Oyamada was struck and killed by a...
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Don't Use Abortion or Birth Control to Shame Women About Sex - US News

Don't Use Abortion or Birth Control to Shame Women About Sex - US News | stuff | Scoop.it
Women have the right to birth control, independent of society's judgments about their sex lives.
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The forgotten army of the first world war: how Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

The forgotten army of the first world war: how Chinese labourers helped shape Europe | stuff | Scoop.it
July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War’s outbreak in Europe. A hundred years later, the story of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly being rediscovered. In a special report, the South China Morning Post traces their story from rural Shandong to the European war trenches and back through archive photos, eyewitness accounts, maps and news articles published in the Post at the time, when the Hong Kong paper was only a decade old.
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The deaths of black men in America

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Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the deaths of black men that have occurred at the hands of police in the past decade.
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It is illegal for women to go topless in most cities, yet you can buy a magazine of a woman without her top on at any 7-11 store. So, you can sell breasts, but you cannot wear breasts, in America.

It is illegal for women to go topless in most cities, yet you can buy a magazine of a woman without her top on at any 7-11 store. So, you can sell breasts, but you cannot wear breasts, in America. | stuff | Scoop.it
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This is one of my favorite quotes about sexualization/objectification vs autonomy of female bodies bc it’s so succinct
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Racial Bias in Perceptions of Others’ Pain

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PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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America’s Racial Divide, Charted

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Despite progress since the days of Jim Crow, black Americans remain at a disadvantage in a variety of ways.
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"BUT WHAT ABOUT THE MEN?!" - Is Feminism Sexist?

Important questions are answered. Twitter: https://twitter.com/marinashutup Tumblr: http://marinashutup.tumblr.com/ Literary Tees: http://g4tsby.onlineshirts...
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