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How to Pass Legislation in 1 Easy Step

Democracy: a form of government that gives power to the people vis-à-vis fair and free elections. It's a simple notion that can often seem complex when it comes to passing legislation.

Take the Politics out of Sex Education

This isn't the first time I've told this story, and it won't be the last. But I think it is important to share. The fact is: my sex education was less than lackluster. I learned more about sex on the back of a school bus while listening to older kids talk. Probably not the most reliable source of information.

"Stay weird. Stay different"

The hashtag #StayWeird went viral last night following screenwriter Graham Moore's acceptance speech for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and the ethos, the connotation of that sentiment really struck a cord with me. 

Here's why...

The No's & Yes' of Sexual Consent

I’m pretty sure we’re all familiar with the dishonorable Todd Akin; you know, the one who thinks a woman’s body will prevent pregnancies in the event of a rape? Yeah, well he’s not the only one misinformed about sex.