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2 poems by Lee Ann Roripaugh

July 29, 2015
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2 pieces by Cherie Jones

July 7, 2015
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In Memoriam   I mourn my vagina, and miss her. My husband mourns her too.  As things progressed, we’d used a special Morse when he wanted to make love.  ‘How is she?’ he’d mutter, ‘Alright?’ (dot.dot.dot.)  ‘Not so good,’ I’d stutter, and he’d hug me, too guilty of health to request a hand job. Sometimes,...
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3 poems by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

July 1, 2015
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THE MOON IS TRANS The moon is trans. From this moment forward, the moon is trans. You don’t get to write about the moon anymore unless you respect that. You don’t get to talk to the moon anymore unless you use her correct pronouns. You don’t get to send men to the moon anymore...
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Memory and Violence: Old South Nostalgia in the Wake of the Emanuel AME Shooting

June 29, 2015
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By Jamie Huff   Since the recent killing of nine Black congregants at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanuel AME church on June 17, debates about the confederate flag have again surfaced on a national scale, particularly for South Carolinians hoping to eliminate the state’s most overt symbolic tie to its history of slavery and secession....
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Hillary Clinton for President? Why She’s Not the Woman We Need

June 29, 2015
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By: Aviva DeKornfeld Hillary Clinton is a woman and as it turns out, this is big news. Back in 2012, both Clinton and Barak Obama fought for the Democratic nomination, and perhaps fought even harder to distance themselves from their gender and race, respectively. This time, Clinton is ostensibly embracing her womanhood, openly sharing...
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: An Open Letter to My Ex, Nude Picture

June 26, 2015
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4 Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

June 24, 2015
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EPIGRAMS FOR A LADY   If you hate it when your son is preternaturally boy, freight him with your trunk’s warp. A woman could form a bastion with a man, but for it to persist, both parties must wield Kalashnikovs and permission from Uber-Mom. The idiot, the bad apple: the same thing as prototypical...
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Nine Times She Felt Less Than Human

June 23, 2015
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By Emily Schultz                                                                                                      ...
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: In the Hour of Consciousness: Three Poems by Kathryn Eichner

June 19, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Exploring Meghan Trainor’s “Feminist” Message

June 16, 2015
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