A few months ago, College Humor released a video that satirically pushed for marriage equality by threatening to deprive men of an important resource: their ladyfriends. Few have challenged its central idea -- that gay men have privilege over women's bodies.
When it comes to boundaries, I've learned that it's best for us to listen to ourselves and to respect the way we feel. As women, we are so quick to respond and to make everyone else feel at ease, but our own feelings are just as important.
At very low cost to him, Bin Laden has pushed the U.S. to eviscerate its civil liberties -- the rights to free speech, a speedy trial and to be secure in one's home -- formerly the envy of freedom-loving people everywhere.
Can we say we are the Home of the Brave anymore when we teach our kids to cower in a classroom as part of a drill? Seriously, that is what the schools are teaching our kids. To sit down, hide, and be afraid.