Katie Muller

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White People Are Cowards

I thought white people were evil. I was wrong.<p>Whenever anyone mentions the historical atrocity of chattel slavery, white people will emerge from the …

For White People Who Pretend Not to Understand What Racism Is or How It Works: Here’s a Refresher Course

When Roseanne Barr was called out and subsequently fired for the racist tweet she made about Valerie Jarrett on Tuesday, two things happened at the …

New Research Proves That All Things Being Equal, Nothing Is Equal for Black Boys

Perhaps you’ve heard the decades-old conservative cure for systematic racism. When confronted with any statistic that shows widespread inequality, …

5 Signs of Poor Leaders

Shares 7K<p>—<br>A boss is defined as a person who manages employees while a leader inspires others to innovate, think creatively and strive for greatness. …

Leadership

9 Motivating Before-and-Afters That Might Convince You to Try Intermittent Fasting

If you didn't already know, Instagram is one of the best places to be when you're looking for for inspiring before-and-after weight-loss stories. Every diet and fitness trend has its own community of experts and beginners, all willing to share their failures, lessons, and successes.<p>There's a …

The Best Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy in 2018

This definitive guide to the best cast-iron skillets of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next favorite piece of cookware, …

In Japanese Folklore, the "Nyoijizai" is a demon backscratcher. Its power is its ability to scratch that itchy spot on your back which you just can’t seem to reach, no matter how hard you try. https://t.co/X4U1oPiMf9

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

I Have Been Raped by Far Nicer Men Than You

One night when I was riding home to New York City’s Brooklyn borough on the C train, an older man started smiling, making kissy faces and, …

The Trump administration is systematically eroding trust in women

Since its earliest days, it has been clear that the Trump administration was going to chip away at women’s rights and gender equality. Nine months in, here are some of the things it has done:<p>January: Reinstated the Mexico City Policy, which cuts aid funding to any international organization that so …

Title IX

Are Doctors Underestimating the Pain of IUD Insertion?

My IUD insertion experience was a debacle of the highest order. It happened in the fall of 2015 in New York City where ob/gyns taking new …

10 Feminist Horror Movies That Will Make You Appreciate the Genre in a Whole New Way

Who run the world? Girls, but also ghosts.<p>Horror movies aren't known for depicting women well. Female bodies are often treated like objects. They're designed to be looked at, violated, and discarded. But the genre doesn't <i>have</i> to be like this.<p>Old-school slashers introduced us to the "Final Girl" …

The Forgotten Racial Massacre in America’s Heartland

It’s a harrowing eyewitness account of the bloodiest episode of racial violence in American history, but not one that you will find in many U.S. …

Sorry, Mr. President: White people are not oppressed in America

<b>(Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>Millions of white people genuinely believe they are oppressed in American society. It’s a deeply dangerous delusion<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 13, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is a political rock star who is stuck on an oldies tour.<p>He plays the greatest hits because that is what his …

This sexist column is proof that misogyny is very much alive in the media

A male journalist who penned a sexist, anti-semitic column attempting to justify the BBC's gender pay gap has succeeded in highlighting the misogyny …

Gay men like me need to start acknowledging our misogyny problem

In January, I wrote an op-ed for LGBT site <i>Gay Star News</i> called “Why gay girls have it harder than gay guys”.<p>I thought the piece innocuous, …

Emma Watson Interviewed Margaret Atwood About 'The Handmaid's Tale'

And the F-word was mentioned more than once.<p>Noted <i>Handmaid's Tale</i> fan Emma Watson recently interviewed author Margaret Atwood for Entertainment Weekly<i>.</i> And you'll be pleased to know they had a lively, in-depth discussion about patriarchy, misogyny, and campaigning for women's rights.<p>While their …

Most birth control milestones happened much later than you might think

It took more than 70 years from the time the founder of Planned Parenthood coined the term for what we now know as "the pill" to be approved and legal for all Americans to use.<p>Here is the history of major milestones in the fight for universal access to birth control — that happened much later than …

Birth Control

Anti-racist author Tim Wise: White America desperately wants to be numb, and Donald Trump “is a walking, talking opioid”

<b>Tim Wise (City Lights Publishers)</b><p>Author of “Dear White America” says Donald Trump is a painkiller for white people’s anguish — but it won’t work<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>June 19, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>Barack Obama was America's first black president. During his two terms in office he was beloved by …

Donald Trump

We Are Not Hysterical: 18 Strong Female Voices You Should Read

HPMG<p>Haymarket Books<p><i>Mother of All Questions</i> by Rebecca Solnit<p>In a tone that is incisive, challenging and more than a little disturbing, Solnit speaks …

5 things Trump did while you weren't looking

Behind the scandal-of-the-day news, the White House really is changing American policy. A new series from The Agenda explains how.<p>All eyes were on Washington this week as the Trump administration hosted a series of events to promote its infrastructure policy — highlighting the president’s proposals …

21 First Period Traditions From Around The World

"My mom rinsed my underwear (literally just with water) and smeared it all over my face because she said it would prevent pimples in the future."<p>You have a party thrown to celebrate your transition into womanhood where you don't leave the house for three days, then get presents and a huge party …

Woman Illustrates Her White Privilege by Carrying a Sword

Earlier this month, Colgate University officials put the school on lockdown after a couple students reported an armed black man walking on campus; …

The GOP's passage of Trumpcare is one of the cruelest things the party has ever done

It's how we get the American Health Care Act, a profoundly nasty bill whose callousness is just barely matched by its shoddy, haphazard construction.*<p>Here is what the AHCA, deemed "Trumpcare," would do if signed into law: Allow states to waive coverage for "essential health benefits" like …

Health Care

Seven Facts About Gender You Should Know

Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t invalidate it.<p>In the past few months there have been an increasing number of attacks on the legitimacy of transgender and gender non-conforming people coming from both the left and the right. Most of these attacks stem from either a flawed …

LGBTQI

Elizabeth Warren calls out Obama and Democrats for losing way on economy

Massachusetts senator gives interview to Guardian and does not confine strong criticism to Trump, a potential presidential rival in 2020, saying most Americans are ‘getting kicked in the teeth’<p>Elizabeth Warren, one of the most prominent Democrats in the Senate, has broken ranks to criticise Barack …

Barack Obama

8 remarkable historical events that happened in May

Dominic Sandbrook highlights noteworthy events that took place in May in history...<p><i>This article was first published in the May 2015 issue of BBC</i> …

The idea of a black James Bond horrifies Richard Spencer on W. Kamau Bell’s CNN show

Comedian W. Kamau Bell prides himself on using his CNN show <i>United Shades Of America</i> to occasionally expose awful people with awful ideas so that we …

Trail of broken promises: 10 of Donald Trump’s biggest flops during his first 100 days

<b>(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Remember when the president wanted insurance for all?<p>Alexandra Rosenmann<p>April 19, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have been among the more disastrous in American presidential history. Not only has he seen …

Donald Trump