Archive | April 14, 2018

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Removing Richard Spencer from Facebook is a gesture, not a fix

After a long month and an even longer week for Facebook, the social network is taking publicity-friendly steps to scrub hateful views from its platform. Two pages associated with the prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer were removed on Friday. Both the National Policy Institute, an organization that favors a white ethnostate, and Altright.com, Spencer’s online […]

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When will tampon users stop shaming pad users?

For far too long, people who use menstrual pads have been doubly stigmatized: first for their periods, and second, for their feminine hygiene product of choice. “Why do you want to wear an adult diaper?” tampon loyalists will ask. They are confident that their hygiene product is the superior one. They believe those who choose […]

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