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category: TGIF Roundup

Monica Lewinsky

TGIF: Week of March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

Monica Lewinsky spoke up about cyber bullying and public shaming in her TED Talk, “The Price of Shame.” Her talk has prompted many people to reexamine their thoughts about the 1998 Clinton scandal. “At the age of 22 I fell in love with my boss,” Lewinsky says, “and at the age of 24 I learned […]

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TGIF: Week of March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015

This week, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley aired a segment on Landon Wilson, who was kicked out of the US military because he is transgender. Dr. Jon LaPook wrote an article for the Huffington Post about why this is an important issue on which to educate ourselves. If you missed the segment, you can […]

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TGIF: Week of March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015

This week kicked off with a bang with International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8th. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in solidarity to show support for and demand gender equality. Actor Rainn Wilson wrote an article discussing the inherent value in providing women and girls all over the world with quality education. Because people […]

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TGIF: Week of March 6, 2015

March 06, 2015

Guns and sex toys! What’s one thing that both of these have in common? That you do not want your children to find/play with yours, of course! Evolve, an organization that promotes gun safety, has taken this commonality and run with it in their new ad campaign, “Playthings.” The ads feature children playing with everything […]

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TGIF: Week of February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015

Apparently, Häagen-Dazs does more than just ice cream; the company recently teamed up with the School of Life in a study that found the men actually fall in love more often than women. Of the 2,000 adults polled, more than half of the men reported that they’d been in love more than once in their […]

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TGIF: Week of February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015

It’s Friday, and the internet is abuzz with reactions to 50 Shades of Grey, which premiered a week ago today. BuzzFeed reporter Jarett Wieselman compiled a list of 141 thoughts they had while watching the movie. If you’re tempted to reenact scenes from the movie, be careful; it seems BDSM-related injuries have been on the […]

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TGIF: Week of February 14, 2015

February 13, 2015

A very happy Friday the 13th/Day Before Valentine’s Day to everyone! Today is also the release date of the now infamous 50 Shades of Grey movie. The movie’s marketing team would have you believe that the movie is coming out on Valentine’s Day, but no. It’s definitely Friday the 13th. An omen? If the numerous […]

Two Women Kissed On A Plane To Piss Off Russia's Leading Anti-LGBT Lawmaker - BuzzFeed News

TGIF: Week of February 6, 2015

February 06, 2015

As anyone with an internet connection knows, last Sunday was the Super Bowl. Everyone who watched–even those who “just watch for the commercials”–got a healthy dose of feminism with their football. Autostraddle posted a list of the Super Bowl ads that tackled issues ranging from domestic violence to racism and sexism. This week also brought […]