Editorial

Editorial

Opinion: Men, How Will You React When Your Daughter Says She’s Been Raped?

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How do you convince her that if she doesn’t call the police now, they might not believe her after the fact, even within 24 hours? How do you convince her that reliving her horror will be good for her in the end? ...
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Opinion: Let’s Do Our Best for All Children

A woman reunited with her seven-year-old daughter after they had been separated for four months in immigration detention. Credit: Hope Hall/ACLU.
Editorial
Children being separated from their parents by ICE are experiencing intense trauma - identified as life-altering “toxic stress” by the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics - at the hands of our government. ...
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Stephanie Sandberg Shares Vision for Lesbian Super PAC in the Trump Era

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Editorial
Trump has erased references to LBTQ people from federal web sites; reversed protections for trans prisoners, setting them up to be victims of increased brutality – and tried to ban trans soldiers from the military. ...
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Queer Relationships: Embracing Boundaries

Columns
When we are conscious of where we stand in the world it empowers us to acknowledge our desires. When we know what we want, we can see very clearly what it is that we don’t want. ...
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An Excerpt from ‘Sodom Road Exit’ by Amber Dawn

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The anonymous woman in bed beside me adamantly shakes my shoulder. She had a name last night. She must have; as part of my hook-and-line, I complimented her “pretty name” and said, “It suits you.” Unless a woman’s name is Mavis, I normally compliment her pretty name. ...
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Been There, Done That: Surviving That Dreaded Lesbian Breakup

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When my relationship with my long-term girlfriend came to an end, so did a part of me that existed when we were together. She was my first real girlfriend. ...
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Progressive Krystal S. Marx: Running and Winning in Burien

Krystal Marx campaign photo with her family.
Editorial
I wish I could say that my decision to run for local office had a loftier beginning, but I have heard that people don’t like it when their elected officials lie. To that end, I want to share with you what it was like to decide to run. ...
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Former Nanny: ‘Don’t Serve Me Urine and Say It’s Lemonade’

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I’m sure many of us have thought this same sentiment: “She can rest while the girls nap.” Except that’s not the reality when you’re a nanny. You’re preparing food, bottles, cleaning - and, god forbid - taking the opportunity to visit the bathroom alone. ...
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State Senator Gayle Goldin: Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office

Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Politics Editorial
As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes. ...
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Why it Matters That Girls Can Boy Scout

Julia-Grace Sanders
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As an adult, I’m passionate about the outdoors and I can’t help but get a little angsty that my Boy Scouts education was cut short at the soap-carving unit. ...
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