Vanity Fair's Big Butt Story Overlooks People Of Color

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The bodies of women of color are in a precarious situation: they are either at odds with the standard of beauty or become that standard without being credited.

Exactly.

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Posted Tuesday Apr 8 1:31pm  576 notes
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This is the worst city in America to be homeless.
A must read.

This is the worst city in America to be homeless.

A must read.

View HD • Posted Tuesday Apr 8 11:00am  313 notes
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This baby has whooping cough, and her mother wants more people to get their vaccines.

This baby has whooping cough, and her mother wants more people to get their vaccines.

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With some exceptions, ThinkProgress’ 32 staffers are young and slightly nerdy — though not especially geeky by the standards of Washington, D.C., where it’s not unusual to see a man at a urinal flip his ID badge over his shoulders, then check his phone with his free hand.

That’s us. Nerdy.

Poynter: How ThinkProgress became “real competition”

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A star basketball player’s shocking interview about college athletics.

A star basketball player’s shocking interview about college athletics.

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Dirty chocolate. Chewed up gum. Cup of spit.

The five offensive sex ed lessons schools use to tell teens that sex makes them dirty.

Monday Apr 7 3:36pm  318 notes
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Better luck next time, Jenny McCarthy and friends. 

Better luck next time, Jenny McCarthy and friends. 

View HD • Posted Monday Apr 7 11:59am  283 notes
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Harvey Milk is getting his own stamp!(credit) 

Harvey Milk is getting his own stamp!

(credit

• Posted Saturday Apr 5 1:00pm  565 notes
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2 million deportations and counting: The faces, and stories, of an immigration crisis.

Posted Friday Apr 4 7:00pm  557 notes
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This graph shows why we need to raise the minimum wage.

This graph shows why we need to raise the minimum wage.

View HD • Posted Friday Apr 4 5:00pm  267 notes
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