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I'm Tired of Having to Be a Feminist

Rebekah Kuschmider | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Rebekah Kuschmider

No one is urging men to lean in. No one is frolicking on stage singing about what body parts men have revealed on film. No one is legislating access to men's reproductive healthcare out of existence. I don't want to fight these fights any more.

The Onion Apologizes Again (Sort Of)

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.04.2013 | Comedy

After the real-life CEO of The Onion apologized for a tweet that went out on Oscars night calling 9-year-old actress Quvenzhane Wallis a vulgar slur, ...

Women's History Month Call to Service: Free Our Sisters From Sexual Slavery

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As we celebrate Women's History Month and lift up the sheroes of liberation, we must free our sisters from sexual slavery. Human sex trafficking is a danger to our communities and a scourge on our souls; it must be stopped.

Quvenzhané and the Tweet

A.J. Verdelle | Posted 04.29.2013 | Black Voices
A.J. Verdelle

I remain convinced that white Americans -- not all, but many -- cannot see black children for who and how they are.

The Onion, the Oscars, the Misplaced Outrage

Matt Kirshen | Posted 04.28.2013 | Comedy
Matt Kirshen

The Onion's joke only works because Quvenzhané Wallis is 100 percent blameless; she is the embodiment of innocence. She's the very last person you'd ever call that, and that's what powers the joke.

The Power of a Tweet, the Power of Reaction: Words Matter

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.28.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

The ones who were less outraged -- and, in some cases, thought the tweet funny -- became driven to not only defend The Onion and the general thesis of satire and parody , but to turn tables to attack, sometimes quite viciously, those who were offended by it.

Former 'Onion' Staffers Spoof Quvenzhané Apology

Posted 02.25.2013 | Comedy

"The Onion" has released a rare apology after the parody newspaper's Oscars tweet about young actress Quvenzhané Wallis sparked controversy. Soon...

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Tweet

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.26.2013 | Comedy

In a rare departure from satire, The Onion has issued a sincere apology for a tweet posted on its official Twitter account Sunday night that called 9-...