Dawn Dewful

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Dating Homework Assignment Has Sexist Rules for Girls

"Be feminine and lady-like"<p>It's not very cool for your teacher to assume you want to go on dates with boys if you're a girl, especially because young people are more and more likely not to stick to heteronormative standards. What's flat out wrong, though, is for your teacher to force you to go on a …

The truth about Kathy Shelton, the 12-year-old rape victim Trump used to attack Hillary Clinton

Kathy Shelton’s story has been warped and co-opted by the anti-Clinton machine.<p>Hours before the second presidential debate, Donald Trump invited four …

Mark Haddon: 'I’ve read too many beige short stories in my life'

I’d been trying to write short stories for a long time, failing, throwing them away, trying again, failing, throwing them away. I was driven by sheer bloody-mindedness more than anything else. After all, short stories are just strings of well-chosen words. I’d written a novel, I’d written for radio …

Books

Through my eyes … Sunday mornings in Nigeria | My Nigeria

For a child growing up in Lagos, Sundays began on Saturdays. We would iron our clothes, shine our shoes and cook for hours - all in preparation for that memorable work-free day, <b></b>packed with the religious obligations we all willingly observed.<p>It was the day when the streets were blissfully empty; the …

NC Bathroom Law Stinks, But Some In Liberal Media Aren’t Helping By Overstating Impact

“<i>This is a solution in search of an issue.</i>”<p>– <b>Charles Krauthammer</b>, FNC’s Special Report, April 21<p><i>This</i>, of course, is a bathroom law recently passed in …

LGBTQI

9/11 Truthers still not done

If lacking the attention they got in times past, those who believe in conspiracy theories concerning the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks are still …