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Video: humorous web series explores race, gender dynamics

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A new YouTube series is taking on race and gender. Tales from the Kraka Tower, created by University of South Florida MA student Aphrodite Kocieda, is equivalent to the academic version of Awkward Black Girl. 

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Brittney Griner Covers ESPN Magazine; Talks Coming Out, Bullying, and Sexual Identity

Out WNBA player Brittney Griner covers ESPN Magazine’s Taboo issue. In it, she talks coming out, bullying, and sexual identity: “So many people exist between the two ends of the spectrum, but no one wants to admit it. If you’re in between, they say something is wrong with you. ‘We can fix you.’ Well, I don’t need fixing.”

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Almost All Full-Time Working Women Are Paid Less Than Male Counterparts

According to the Center for American Progress, a whopping 97 percent of women are working jobs men are typically getting paid more for. Of the 534 professions listed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women earn more than men in just seven of them.

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Harvard Students Protest Tyga Concert; Accuse Him of Promoting Sexism and Rape Culture

Harvard University students are up in arms over a scheduled performance from YMCMB rapper Tyga at their annual Yardfest. They say his music promotes sexism and rape culture. Do you support their efforts? Is Tyga’s music a worthy target of protest?

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President Obama Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking’ Attorney General

President Obama is facing criticism for calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris “by far, the best-looking attorney general.” Do you think his comments were sexist?

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REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To Families

Black gay youth face a unique set of challenges in coming out to family and friends, according to a recent study. How can we do a better job of affirming and supporting black gay youth?

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The 19 Major House Committee Chairs for the Next Congress Are ALL White Men

Yesterday John Boehner announced the 19 House Committee Chairs for the next Congress.All of them are white men. Will the GOP ever take seriously their inability to connect with women and minorities?

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D.L. Hughley Doesn’t Like Women–Really

During a recent interview on NPR, comedian and Obama stan, D.L. Hughley unequivocally confirmed his misogyny. D.L. Hughley says he genuinely does not like women. Seriously. Are you offended? Do you care? Is this just a ploy to sell books?

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6 Year-Old Stars In Sexually-Explicit “Booty Pop” Music Video

“Booty Pop” features 6 year-old “rapper” Albert Roundtree Jr. rapping pool side, while scantily clad women “booty pop” all around him. It is beyond offensive. How could a parent let their child be in a music video like this, let alone PAY FOR IT?!

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Marissa Alexander Sentenced To 20 YEARS In Prison

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a gun over the head of her abusive husband during a violent confrontation in 2010. Do you think Marissa Alexander deserves a 20 year prison sentence? For defending herself?

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