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  • Risks and Benefits of Scientific Reporting on Women’s Health: Misunderstandings of Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Risks and Benefits of Scientific Reporting on Women’s Health: Misunderstandings of Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Too often, scientific reporting in the media does not offer completely accurate experimental findings or proper interpretations of data. Since journalists cannot be experts on everything, responsibility falls on scientists to explain their work in simple, comprehensible, and unbiased terms. Therefore, the quest ...

  • A Driving Ban and a Time for Reflection in Russia

    A Driving Ban and a Time for Reflection in Russia

    Russia has a long history of discrimination when it comes to its queer population, reaching from state-sanctioned burnings of lesbians and gay men in the 17th century, to a state-propagated association of homosexuality with pedophilia and fascism that endured throughout the Soviet Union.  ...

  • No Cities (But Definitely An Album) To Love

    No Cities (But Definitely An Album) To Love

    On October 20, 2014, Sleater-Kinney fans around the world received the riot grrrl band’s newly released commemorative box set. Those still pining for the feminist punk trio (Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss), on an indefinite hiatus since 2006, were confused, stunned, ...

  • Why Ferguson is a Feminist Fight

    Why Ferguson is a Feminist Fight

    We often romanticize historical periods like the 1960s, but right now we’ve found ourselves in a future textbook paragraph. If you’ve ever wondered what you might have done had you been alive during the Civil Rights Movement, when millions were marching on Washington, ...

  • Reframing Education in the Wake of Ferguson

    Reframing Education in the Wake of Ferguson

    You took my son away from me.

    You know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate?

    You know how many black men graduate?

    Not many.

    Because you bring ...

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Fresh Perspectives on “Feminism”

As a freshman at Yale, I am curious about everything. What is the culture at Yale like? How do the students here approach classes, activities, and friends? Do I have a niche here? After my first …

Thesis: This Ruling Affects Us All

After the news came out that Michael Brown’s killer was not indicted, I tried talking to my mother, a Chinese immigrant, about the concept of solidarity.

I did not have enough words …

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