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News in Asia

Welcome unicorns; this week will have some quick links.

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Friday News Bites: More LGBTQ Progress, Notable Obits + More

Happy Friday, everyone. Lots to cover this week with everything from 2015 Emmy nominations to new birth control laws to Pluto finally getting its close-up. Let’s get started:

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PoC News in America

Before jumping into the news around America, here’s a quick highlight of news around the world.

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News

PoC News in America

Congrats to our US-based folks! You survived Thanksgiving weekend, rife with awkward family tension, hot-button social issues, and Black Friday madness!

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Scarier than Your Halloween Costume

Y’all. It’s been a hell of a week. Of course we’re still dealing with GamerGate, plus the backlash to the street harassment video that everyone loved just a few days ago. And don’t forget the fucked up Halloween costumes that are already out there! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Movies

Freaky Feminist Film: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Vampire movies have always evoked something in human curiosity. From Nosferatu, to Anne Rice’s homo-erotic romps with New Orleans-based vamps, to yes, even the domestic abuse disguised as a twinkle love story with sparkle Robert Pattison, Twilight, vampires are consistently reappearing in our imaginations.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: The Rest of the News Was Pretty Horrible, Too

Y’all, it has been quite the week. We actually have a little bit of good news, but the rest is pretty bleak. Of course, the killings in Santa Barbara dominated the news (meriting a separate post), but here’s everything else that you might have missed. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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News

Midweek News

It’s news! All the news that’s fit to make you weep!

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Exasperated Sigh Edition

Once again, we find ourselves with two weeks’ worth of misogyny to round up. Can’t the world ever cut us a break? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: “Iron-Knickered Feminist Lingerie-Arsonist” Edition

The world continues to be a horrible place this week. Let’s keep fighting the good fight, ladies! (Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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News

Mid-Week News: It’s A Hard One

Welcome back you delicious, delectable intelligent beings, you makers of the known, you dreamers of dreams.

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News

Mid-Week News: Margaret Thatcher Will Haunt Your Dreams

Welcome back, muffins, kittens, poodles, and oh! Well, you know, put in there whatever you want. Here we are again, taking to the brimming ether to highlight the week’s events that are enough to send us running for the hills and screaming for mom. So let’s hold each other close and hide under these blankets, […]

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Science

Science News: 2/5/13

Richard III was found under a car park in Leicester? Go home, Your Majesty, you’re drunk.

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News

News in Africa: 01/17/2013

I’m back with more news from Africa. We have lots to talk about in the news, so why don’t we jump right in?

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News Appetizers: Less Toothpick, More Meat

Good afternoon, kittens! Welcome to the news! From sitting at Brad Pitt’s dinner table to really old elephants, we’ve got everything you need to sound smart at this weekend’s dinner party.