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Op Ed

An Open Letter to Rick Perry from the Daughter of A Teen Mom

I, like Texas senator Wendy Davis, was the daughter of a single mother… a mother who was a teenager, like Wendy Davis was when she became a mother. While I feel I’m doing pretty well at 30, I wouldn’t wish my life on anyone. I didn’t even have the worst experience possible, but let me tell you about it, Mr. Perry, since you clearly have no idea what the ramifications of unwanted pregnancy actually are.

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Pop Culture

“Teen Mom 3”: When “Teen Mom” and “Teen Mom 2” Just Aren’t Enough!

MTV, not happy with exploiting just eight young women on the Teen Mom franchise, are adding more to the roster!  

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Pop Culture

How Gossip Mags Mess With Your Perception

Full disclosure: I am a recovering gossip mag addict, which is why I know so much about the content of the tabloids.

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Life

I Can’t Deny It: Babies ARE Cute

I’ve never been a girl who plans her wedding or thinks about having kids. After proclaiming myself a feminist in sixth grade, I looked down at my peers who planned their domestic future all through high school and college; especially after I learned how the patriarchy and consumerism dominate momentous events like having a baby, […]