Sunday, March 20, 2016

Sunday Snippets: VOTE


Located in an isolated and economically languishing area of North Dakota, Spirit Lake is a Sioux Indian reservation home to some 6,200 inhabitants.

Obstetric Violence

My heart just broke reading these stories. Yes, a healthy baby is a great outcome, but what about the mental and physical needs of the person giving birth?

Expensive as fuck to be poor

FEELS Puppies are the best.

Why I'm Returning to My Maiden Name

Women's own identities were disappearing. In fact, the concept of removing a maiden name from your public identity is so engrained in our culture, it's the top contender for a secure password reminder at banks and in online forms. When I came to better understand our own history, as recently as the 1970's, state laws in the U.S. still mandated that a married woman needed to use her husband's name to vote, open a bank account, or get a passport.

'[It] is the equivalent of a bomb going off outside Debenhams on the Drapery in Northampton, or on New street in Birmingham, or Piccadilly Circus in London'

Ellen Page looks like she could set that man on fire with her eyes

And there it is

To the Strangers in Whole Foods Who Surrounded Me After News of My Father’s Suicide This is beautiful.

Sent Home From Middle School After Reporting A Rape (TW)

Navajo Water Supply is More Horrific than Flint, But No One Cares Because they’re Native American


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