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Keli Goff

Uncoverage Party Supports Investigative Journalism

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 02.12.2014 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

Last night in New York, around 200 people came together in Artistic Frame, a glittery showroom in Manhattan's D&D Building, to support Uncoverage, a new crowd-funding platform for investigative journalists.

What Kelly Clarkson Can Teach Us About Marriage (and Kim & Kanye Can't)

Keli Goff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Keli Goff

The words "tasteful" and "understated" are rarely used in the same sentence as the name Kardashian, so it was no surprise that the latest Kardashian-related news to dominate headlines was yet another story about over-the-top opulence, wrapped in one big, gigantic bow of questionable taste.

In Defense of Nepotism and Classism at the New York Times

Keli Goff | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Keli Goff

I've been hard pressed to identify mainstream news outlets that qualify as bastions of true liberalism, actively devoted to advancing basic liberal principles such as racial and economic equality. I was reminded of this upon reading a recent column by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson and Lynsi Freitag: Opting Within

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

Personhood, developed through education, is crucial to a comprehensive healthy society. Focusing on utility will only lead to futility.

A Brief Response To Keli Goff On Outing Closeted People

Ariel Chesler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ariel Chesler

Goff is absolutely right that no one should ever be "outed" against his or her will. I also agree that the right to privacy should be extended equally to both straight and gay Americans. However, a missing piece of the puzzle here is straight privilege.

5 Reasons Female Ivy Leaguers Don't Have A 'Duty To Work'

Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

I think what any individual chooses to do with her degree is her own business. I personally went to college to learn, shocking as that might sound, and have no idea where life might take me next.

Blowing Up The Coalition

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

As Edith Windsor's challenge to DOMA was being heard by the Supreme Court, Keli Goff was trying to drive a racial wedge, writing, "Yet again, wealthy white males are driving the agenda, and everyone else is expected to follow, including the media and the president," to what useful end?

Why Childfree Couples Have It All

Laura Carroll | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
Laura Carroll

Many couples do find meaning in their lives by marrying and having children. But others are realizing what's been true all along -- that parenthood is but one path to fulfillment in life.

Six Tips for Writing the Perfect Piece of Hate Mail

Keli Goff | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home
Keli Goff

Here is a list of helpful hints to help you or the self-appointed critic in your life draft an effective piece of hate mail or blog comment that actually provokes thought as opposed to simply provoking chuckles.

Ending the SlutWars

Shira Tarrant | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women
Shira Tarrant

It's time to change our culture so that we would never dream of asking, "What was the victim wearing?" It is time that we hold rapists and assaulters accountable because the question is never what was she wearing but why is he raping?

Paige Lavender

The GQ Candidate Release Party (SLIDESHOW) | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Blogger and political commentator Keli Goff was the guest of honor Thursday night at the Park Hyatt Hotel to celebrate the release of he...

Contrary to the Myth, Abortion is NOT the Most Controversial "Choice" Issue: Words of Caution for Elena Kagan

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

What is the most controversial thing a female candidate can say?
A) I had an extramarital affair.
B) I am gay.
C) I do not want to have children.

Elena Kagan, Pat Buchanan, MSNBC and Me

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Pat Buchanan's most recent comments about Elena Kagan, who is Jewish, have prompted me to finally ask: why is a major network continuing to provide a paying platform for someone engaged in hate speech?

BET Celebrates Obama Victory With Special Programming

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anchoring a special report on Black Entertainment Television on Wednesday morning, Jeff Johnson introduced a reporter stationed in Atlanta, Jina Johns...

Pat Buchanan Loses His Cool During Discussion Of Obama's Race On MSNBC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Things got combative on MSNBC's "Dan Abrams" show Wednesday night during a discussion of Geraldine Ferraro's comments about Barack Obama's race. Pa...