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12 Days of Vegan Christmas

On the first day of Christmas a vegan cooked for me: this amazing recipe!

White People, Come Get Your Boy, @realDonaldTrump

Weeks ago I promised the editor of 20-Something Survival that I’d write a piece about Donald Trump and how fed up I am with him. As a Latina, Trump’s racism with a combo platter of misogyny feels like a repeated… Continue Reading →

How Not to Respond to Grief: On Refugees and Paris

There are things that I never thought I would have to remind the internet world about—things that the internet just knows to be true: puppies are cute, avocados are everything, and refugees didn’t come here to kill us—they came here… Continue Reading →

Ariana Grande Responds Brilliantly to Casual Sexism

In spite of Ariana Grande’s empowering feminist message on Twitter this summer, Power 106 thought it wise to engage Grande with sexist questions in a recent radio interview. The LA-based DJs were promptly corrected in this assumption by Grande’s brilliant… Continue Reading →

Reclaiming Thanksgiving

Many of us twenty-somethings celebrate Thanksgiving with some ambivalence. We know the sweet story we grew up on—about the legacy of cooperation and friendship between Native Americans and pilgrims—is a load of bull. Some of us wonder about the morality… Continue Reading →

Cocks Vs. Guns: What Texas Believes is More Dangerous

When does a prankster’s dream become political activism? When well over a thousand University of Texas students agree to strap a dildo to their backpacks in protest. Not over dorm security or cafeteria food, or even rightfully in protest of… Continue Reading →

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