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Ever since writer and activist Janet Mock recounted her story about transitioning to Marie Claire in 2011, she’s emerged as one of the leading voices of the trans community. In this piece, she talks about bucking expectations and finding her true self.
Kristin Chirico’s deeply personal Buzzfeed essay about being fat, being loved, and being happy with both.
DAME contributor Kirsten West Savali looks at the post-Oscars hypocrisy of naming Chris Pine the “face of the civil rights.”
This account in the Guardian of Chicago’s “off-the-books interrogation compound” will chill you to the bone.
Elle‘s Elissa Strauss nails our vague discontent with a show we really want to like.
These excerpts from Senator Barbara Boxer’s glorious speech on Tuesday have us shaking our fist at the fact that she’s retiring next year, when we need her more than ever.
Never has an email exchange hit equally upon dread and mirth as this hilarity of terrors, a pas de deux of pranks between writers Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford on Medium.
An 8-year-old girl who receives shiny trinkets from the crows she’s befriended? This BBC piece is like a real-life fairy tale!
Alyssa Rosenberg’s Washington Post piece on the series finale of one of TV’s kindest sitcoms reminds us that the reasons we’ll miss it go far beyond the funny.
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