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Women in the Progressive Era
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During the Progressive Era, middle-class reformers addressed many of the problems that had contributed to the social turmoil of the 1890s. Problems, such as immigrants overcrowding in tenement slums, with high rates of diseases and infant... (more »)
Straight Until Proven Otherwise
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Good day my presumably straight fellow readers! I am right in assuming that? That you must be straight, in the heteronormative society that we all live in it would be downright absurd to think that at this age you would know that you were... (more »)
Caramel Is Not a Color
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"Wow, you are the whitest black girl I know." It was a comment I had long grown accustomed to hearing, one I never put too much thought into. It was funny at first, ironic. But sitting here at lunch with my friends speaking the way I... (more »)
Dialogue on the Unavoidable “Race... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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   I approach the topic fearful of the unsurpassable barrier you’ve been taught to keep up; afraid that my words, though we speak the same language, will sound like a foreign tongue, and that you’ll treat them no different... (more »)
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True Feminism
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Feminism. That word is thrown around so much now days. Not many people even know what it really means anymore. So many have turned it into something it isn't and tainted this beautiful word.   Feminism is supposed to be about complete... (more »)
How Our Society Is Still Disjoined
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“Everybody thinks that equality comes from identifying people, and that’s not where equality comes from. Equality comes from treating everybody the same regardless of who they are” this quote by Matthew Bomer shows and... (more »)
#NotGuilty - in Response to the Article of a...
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What I have to say has been said a thousand times, by a thousand different people. My opinions are not unique. But, because I have been subject to the the absurd idea that things that have happened to me have been my fault, of my doing because I... (more »)
Redefining Feminism This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Dear Teen Ink Readers: For many generations everyone has had a preconceived idea that feminist assert women are better than men, creating a “hot topic” for discussion, however “Feminism isn’t about making women... (more »)
The F Word
Feminism. The big F word. The misinterpreted word that has sparked controversy all throughout history and to this day sparks discussion. The word that some consider “offensive” and “aggressive”, because what’s more offensive than... (more »)
A Freedom of Feminism This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
It starts with awareness.          Gender equality is the “equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of women and men and girls and boys”.  Now, what is the difference... (more »)
I Am Beautiful
I AM BEAUTIFUL When waiting in line at the grocery store, and you want some light reading, do you grab the magazine with the overweight, acne covered girl on the cover or the flawless model who has tips on how to be just like her? As humans,... (more »)
Fitting In
By , Olathe, KS
Society has this funny way of lying to people.  It says that it won’t judge or make assumptions about people but yet that’s exactly what it does.  Better yet, that’s what we as people do; we judge and make fun of... (more »)
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Human
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Humans, you know one when you see one, but we all are very different.  It seems as though some act as if the differences are something weird, treating people like an object, animal, or alien. Black vs. white, Muslim vs. Christianity, young... (more »)
With Love This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
When I’m scared, I go online and listen to old theme songs from shows I used to watch as a little kid.   Sometimes I cry or try to logically think situations and circumstances through, but lately I’ve been reverting... (more »)
Fit In Not
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"You and your whimsical sense of humor."My friend choked as we finally ceased laughing over one of the stupid things I had deliberately said. "'Whimsical' is a big word."I put on a deadpan face, trying not to burst... (more »)
I Am Hero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I shook and dissolved into beams of pride and pain as Neiel Israel spoke the line into existence: “Every day a black man walks He is like Jesus, Terrified of crucifixion.” He strides down Newbury Street responding... (more »)
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