I’ve officially completed 28* full years of existence (*This number is dependent on your stance on when life begins. For most, it’s the moment you first heard Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child included).
I wrote this list when I was still innocent and fearful of accidentally becoming a member of the 27 club through some fatal combination of Thin Mints and scented candles around my bed, which is pretty farfetched even for me. Read More 28 Years and 1 Day Old
Did you have a great Valentine’s weekend? Before we get into the news, let’s take a minute to appreciate this bit of adorableness courtesy of Blue Ivy and Beyoncé. Read More PoC News in America
Oh, December. That time of year when your Facebook feed is filled with obnoxious memes about “The War on Christmas” (spoiler: it doesn’t exist), and how Christians are oppressed because they can’t say “Merry Christmas” (spoiler: that’s just a lie), and how everyone, regardless of their religion or lack thereof, should be honored and gracious when they’re wished “Merry Christmas” for the fiftieth time today. Read More Nobody’s Stopping You from Saying Merry Christmas, Facebook
Hello unicorns! This weekend, the big news dominating headlines and airwaves is the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. President Obama is going and there’s chatter about how he’ll be received after the mid-term elections. Read More News in Asia is Going to a Summit
Early last week, Facebook announced that it would be adding egg-freezing as one of its newest benefits for its women employees, a move that has eyebrows raised. Read More Bandaids Ain’t Options: Freezing Eggs and Facebook
Bring it on, brosephs. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Would Like to Invite #GamerGate to Kiss Its Ass
Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve got an oddball assortment of stories I found interesting, plus some great new developments on the marriage equality front.