Opinion

Opinion

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Editorial
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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Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Editorial Politics
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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Editorial Local
When I was a young girl, I was in a Camp Fire group, and we used to sing a song that told us it was “better to light just one little candle than to stumble in the dark.” Well, I hadn’t thought of that song in 30 years, but I’ve been hearing it in my head as I try and put my short history as an activist into words for you. ...
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Julia-Grace Sanders
Editorial
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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Ann Dyste Photo
Editorial
For those planning to wed in the near future, LGBTQ couples should begin to understand how marriage affects their pocket books. ...
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Krystal Marx
Editorial
Funny enough, it was finding a chin hair in the mirror the other morning that finally had me in tears. You know how, sometimes, you find yourself overwhelmed ...
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Katie Benfield/Pride
Editorial Politics
I identity solely as a lesbian, so I can only imagine what this bill means for transgender people. My heart hurts for every single one of them. ...
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Editorial
Lesbians have an overwhelming love for their dogs. While there are themes of love, hope and overcoming obstacles, it also comes from a place of humor. ...
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Expectations
Columns
What does that say about our society, that we fear being called fat AND that we fear mental illness in any of its forms as even worse? ...
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Editorial
They tell you to have a thick skin in media, but sometimes I forget to guard my soul. I am confused at our cannibalistic ways. ...
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