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We’re Moving On Up…

...to a deluxe host server with better security!
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Mad Men Vs. Women: Past, Present, And Future

Will advertisers' relentless pursuit of women keep the Patriarchy going strong through the turn of the century?
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Polygamy: As Seen On TV

Many couples who pursue modern polygamist lifestyles find that creating the "perfect family" is more difficult than expected.
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My Jewish Problem: Is Being Jewish A Choice?

If a person with Jewish blood doesn't identify with Judaism, can they avoid the ugliness of anti-Semitism? Should they?
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Why I Plan To Hover As My Son Becomes A Teen

Are young men who commit horrific crimes driven by drug use or mental illness, or is the trigger as simple as a lack of basic morality?
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If You’re Not Fit For College, What Are You Fit For?

For high school students lacking the skills necessary for college, the path to a living wage isn't as simple as "training in the vocations."
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#BlackPoetsSpeakOut, But Is America Listening?

"I am a black poet who will not remain silent while this nation murders black people. I have a right to be angry.”
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Young STIR: Witches, Wizards, And The Wage Gap

In literature, Hollywood, and hometowns, women are still undervalued in comparison to their male peers.
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Women: Claim Your Share of the Sharing Economy

Women and men are socialized to use public spaces differently, and it may take both to help change that.
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The Art Of Conflict

When death threats closed Pittsburgh's Conflict Kitchen, public outcry helped the restaurant reopen and continue its mission.
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Nuns: The Environmental Movement’s Most Powerful Ally?

The Sisters of Loretto fought developers of the Bluegrass Pipeline and succeeded in protecting their Kentucky homeland.
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My STIR: On Forgiveness, Trust, and Desire (Part Two)

In response to Elizabeth Switaj's piece on forgiveness culture, Deborah Marcus continues her story of abuse and survival.
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It May Be Time To Repurpose The Pit Bull

Rather than consigning unwanted pit bulls to life — or death — in shelters, why not put their skills to use?
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My STIR: On Forgiveness, Trust, and Desire (Part One)

In response to Elizabeth Switaj's piece on forgiveness culture, Deborah Marcus shares her story of abuse and survival.
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Young STIR: The Transgender Youth Movement

A transgender teen reaches out to uneducated adults and questioning youth about the painful effects of a disapproving society.
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