Kathya Montalvo

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So You Married Your Flirty Boss

“My career, at the time, was in his hands,” Allison Benedikt wrote at Slate this week, about the beginning of her relationship with John Cook, her …

The Consumerist Church of Fitness Classes

Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.<p>You pay a regular tithe to support the community. In public, you wear symbols that identify you as one of the faithful. When you gather with other …

20th Century

Why America Fails at Gathering Hate Crime Statistics

In the early hours of June 5, 2015, Gary Bravo was leaving Sammy T’s in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. The club was hosting a gay night because the …

31 Posts Guaranteed To Give You Nightmares

Good luck getting through the night after this one.

The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking"

A hundred years ago, if you were a pedestrian, crossing the street was simple: You walked across it.<p>Today, if there's traffic in the area and you want to follow the law, you need to find a crosswalk. And if there's a traffic light, you need to wait for it to change to green.<p>In the 1920s, auto …

Los Angeles

Good riddance to Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham<p>Lena Dunham may be the first person to fabricate details of her alleged rape, then proclaim all women’s claims need to be believed, and …

Matt Lauer Accused of Sexual Harassment by Multiple Women (EXCLUSIVE)

As the co-host of NBC’s “Today,” Matt Lauer once gave a colleague a sex toy as a present. It included an explicit note about how he wanted to use it …

Sexual Harassment

I Had a Threesome with My Boyfriend and the Girl He Was Cheating on Me with

She looks at me and says, “Is it okay if I kiss your boyfriend now?” My gut is twisting, and I can’t really look, but I also have to look.<p><i>My First Time is a column and podcast series exploring sexuality, gender, and kink with the wide-eyed curiosity of a virgin. We all know your "first time" is</i> …

America’s rising white nationalism calls for a new type of civil rights leadership

In the months following the election of Donald Trump, the US has witnessed levels of racial conflict unseen in decades. White supremacist rallies have increased in cities across the country and hate crimes are on the rise (pdf). The resurgence of white nationalism is in part a backlash to the …

Civil Rights

14 Things People Wish They'd Been Taught At School

From how to recognise depression to what to do in a power cut.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

How millions of white Americans bought into a racist myth

<b>Protester holds an image of Trayvon Martin at a rally in Miami, Florida (Reuters/Andrew Innerarity)</b><p>“Black-on-black crime” is an invention that was decades in the making<p>Ebony Slaughter-Johnson<p>October 31, 2017 7:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Days after President Donald Trump …

Black Culture

My Mother Passed as White—Even to Me

Gail Lukasik grew up with a white mother and father—and then discovered her mother’s entire family had been designated as black in the 1900 Louisiana …

Raising a black son in the US: ‘He had never taken a breath, and I was already mourning him’

Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival<p>Five years ago, I bore my first child, a daughter. She was born six weeks early. She was slow to cry and pale when she emerged from behind the tent shielding my stomach. In a response …

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination

A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today, according to a poll released Tuesday from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.<p>"If you apply for a job, they seem to give the blacks the first crack at it," said …

Pew Research Center

Cosmic Inspiration: 12 Illuminating Books Paired to Zodiac Signs

Naomi Alderman<p><b>Aries: March 21 – April 19</b><p>In Naomi Alderman’s chillingly dystopian novel, young women develop the ability to wield bolts of electricity through their fingertips. In a world not much different than ours, her heroines use this extraordinary gift to cultivate destinies of their own. With …

The Crisis in Puerto Rico Is a Racial Issue. Here’s Why

Last week, CNN’s Jake Tapper interviewed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and asked if he thought President Donald Trump’s punishing response to …

Caribbean

Hank Isn't Bobby's Biological Father On King Of The Hill And We Can Prove It

<i></i>King of the Hill is one of the best adult animated shows that ran for 13 seasons from 1997 to 2009. It followed the everyday life of Hank Hill, a …

20 brilliant Pages for Mac tips to make you an iWork whizz

• Hot Topics<br>• iPad 2018 review<br>• iMac Pro review<br>• Best multi-room speakers<br>• Best free Mac games<br>• Best iPad 2018<p>How to use Pages for Mac<p>Looking to get more out of …

The Cathartic Doom of Existential Dread Twitter

In an age of constant misery and creeping fascism, Twitter accounts like Kim Kierkegaardashian, Medieval Death Bot, and Nihilist Arby's give a deadpan voice to our deepest fears.<p>Anxiety is the new normal. The progressive narrative that buoyed American culture since its founding has been undermined …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

How I Use My Journal To Create My Future and Achieve My Goals

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my …

What Are We to Do With Cinematic Monuments to the Confederacy?

<i>Gone With the Wind</i> is one of cinema’s most seductive confections. It’s a moving story of a woman’s determination to control her own destiny against …

War

How to choose a rewards credit card

<i>This article was written by Chanelle Bessette and originally appeared on</i> NerdWallet, <i>a website that helps consumers make smarter financial decisions. Its content is produced independently of</i> USA TODAY<i>.</i><p>Rewards credit cards, when used responsibly, can be the ticket to a nice stream of passive income …

How Barbie's Boyfriend Ken Became an Accidental Gay Icon

Mattel has been manufacturing its Barbie dolls since 1959. Shortly thereafter, it began producing dolls of Barbie's boyfriend, Ken. Girls really …

Start Losing Weight Now With These 100 Tips

Losing weight is a journey made up of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by little.<p>Breakfast<p>When Eating Out

Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

As a teacher, I was obsessed with cultivating a love of reading in my students. I love to read, loved it as a kid too. I'm equally compelled to …

6 Techniques for Building Reading Skills—in Any Subject

Teach Close Reading Skills<p>Guide students in annotation by directing them to do more than highlight or underline. Encourage students to have a …

BoJack Horseman: Where the Dark Meets the Hollywoo Lights

A mosey with the show's creator, Raphael Bob-Waksberg.<p><i>BoJack Horseman</i> is the modern-day sad-faced clown, eager to stand on his head for the LOLs, yet …

Avoid Putting These Skills on Your Resume

When you’re writing or updating your resume, include the skills you have that show why you’re qualified for the jobs you're seeking. You can include …