David De Salvo

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Why Trump won't blow up the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last night Republicans nationwide celebrated an important electoral victory: a win in not just the Senate, but the House, securing two more years of congressional control for the GOP.<p>Some Republicans also celebrated a second electoral victory: Donald Trump's election to the White House. …

Is it OK to fat-shame Donald Trump?

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're new to the body-positive conversation, fat-shaming might feel like a buzz word -- but it's a real thing, and it has very real consequences. Fat people experience systemic prejudice that is on par with racism and sexism -- and by that I mean that statistical data documents that fat …

Am I Introverted, or Just Rude?

A good friend and colleague, a real extrovert, sent me a link to a shirt recently that she knew I’d appreciate. “Sorry I’m late,” the T-shirt reads. “I didn’t want to be here.”<p>I laughed — of course I laughed. I’m as introverted as she is outgoing, and we frequently play out our roles in tandem. At …

Psychology

What We Forget When We Talk About Hip-Hop's Women Problem

The sexism we see in some hip-hop music is a reflection of the sexism that we see in society as a whole.<p>Consider this: there is a glaring double standard in the way that we talk about hip-hop music and misogyny.<p>There's been a resurgence of both interest and criticism of the '90s rap group N.W.A …

Why abused women stay in bad relationships

This week, as the Senate decides whether to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and Valentine's Day approaches, it's worth noting that most domestic violence victims don't ask for roses, chocolate or federal funding. Instead, we have one simple wish: We want the abuse to end.<p>We don't want …

'Breakthrough Generation' needed to end culture of violence against women | Reuters

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan have an ambitious goal: to mobilize an entire generation to put an end to violence against women - and men are at the heart of their campaign.<p>Their organization Breakthrough works in the United States and India, deploying a …

What you need to know about California's new birth control law

Officials announced Friday that girls and women in California can now drop by their neighborhood pharmacy and pick up birth control pills without a prescription from a doctor. It's not technically over-the-counter, but you can get them by talking to a pharmacist and filling out a questionnaire.<p>The …

UN Women Director: If You Only Do One Thing for Women, At Least Pay Them As Much as Men

Every year on March 8th, countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. For many, it’s a day for action, a day to call attention to …

The Sovereignty of Women

In less than a year, the United States may well inaugurate its first female President. This outcome isn’t inevitable, but it’s a few blocks uptown of probable. If the delegate leads of the front-runners hold, if their Conventions don’t unseat them, and if the latest polls are to be believed, …