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Feminism: In This I Believe This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Women constitute a majority of the population in the US, but are considered a minority. On average, women make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. There is a one in five chance for every college girl to get sexually assaulted. One in... (more »)
In Which You Decide Not To Get Up This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , columbus, OH
Those labels on cereal boxes, the ones that say ‘Heart Healthy’, hold a respectable place among the top 10 Worst Developments of Modern Society. Behind their attention-grabbing, aesthetically-appealing bright colors and clean... (more »)
The Underlying Issue
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As a mixed race teenage girl living in the midwest, I should be regarded as an equal correct? In theory, yes I should be, but the reality is that racism is no where near dead. It may be hidden better than it was before, but it is still very much... (more »)
Gay Marriage
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You're born a human. You're raised a human. You grow as a human. You love as a human. Some love for the looks. Others for the personalities. There's always that one person, who gives you more butterflies than the last. Who makes you blush just... (more »)
Colorblind Love This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Do you remember the ad for Cheerios that aired during the 2013 Super Bowl? It became one of the most provocative commercials of the night. Angry backlash – comments such as “disgusting” and “made me want to vomit,” according to The... (more »)
Silence is Golden This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There were five reading groups in my grade school. Somehow, I managed to work my way into the most advanced one, despite my disinterest in anything having to do with words. But all the pride and excitement faded in a few weeks. My stern-faced... (more »)
When I Hated My Body This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I was eleven, I thought my body was disgusting. It hadn't always been that way. When I was ten years old I was all right with what my body was. I ate if I was hungry and I ran if I wanted to run, but if I didn't want to run, I didn't,... (more »)
Woman Said, "I Can Do Anything..." This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Virginia Woolf, a woman, an essayist and novelist, once said, “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” This is deemed true, to the fact that throughout history women were the background melody in a musical and were the... (more »)
Gay Rights
By , Houston, TX
Why did you choose to be straight?  Funny how people are so sure that homosexuality is a choice and yet, heterosexuality isn’t. Not only is homosexuality seen as a choice based solely on sexual desire by a large portion of society,... (more »)
The Cost of a Dowry
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A dowry is an ancient tradition in South Asia where the bride’s family give the groom’s family cash, livestock, or other valuables as a payment. Such practices were outlawed in 1961 but dowries still occur, leaving the brides open... (more »)
Gender Roles
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“You’re a girl! Why are you trying to act like a guy?” I’m not trying to act like a guy, nor am I trying to be one. I just don’t have a “girly” personality. My body may be feminine, but that never meant that I wanted to be one.... (more »)
African American Actress Detained for PDA
On the 11th of September in Los Angeles, California, "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts was detained by a police officer because she refused to give her ID. Reportedly, someone witnessed and called in a report to the police that... (more »)
Being Bisexual
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Just because I’m bisexual doesn’t mean you can’t be my friend. "Wow, that’s not right" you say. Yes, maybe it is strange but I’m only different from you and you’re different from me so what’s... (more »)
The Far Reaching Waves We Experience
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On the morning of August 24, 2014 at 3:20 AM Napa valley experienced a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that damaged buildings and devasted the local population. That people of Napa had been shaken a great deal by a colossal force of nature. The place... (more »)
On Diversity
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I’m light skinned, pale, or even sometimes called ghostly, but typically called white. Is “white” an ethnicity though? Is “white” a country? White is not even a color but a pigment, and certainly... (more »)
Until You Can Smell Equality In The Air
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Surely there are many cons to same-sex marriage, but most of the cons can easily be outweighed by the pros. Gay marriage is not unconstitutional and does not affect Guam’s economy in a negative way. Gay marriage also would make it easier... (more »)
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