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Some Of The Most Famous Male Feminists

I have a friend or two, male friends, who are proud feminists. Those who would not hesitate to reset the brain of the woman who believes herself the doormat in a relationship, or fail to tackle an act of male chauvinism. I have male friends like that. And then, there ...

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I will call her ‘Caitlyn’

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com One of the greatest gifts you can give another human being is to really see them. Not who you wish them to be, not the version of themselves that makes you the most comfortable, not the one that is the most convenient for you, but the ...

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AN OPEN LETTER TO MY SON

My dear adorable son, I love you very, very much. My love is without condition and I honestly hope that you’ll forever know that, no matter your age or how stubborn you’ll become, I’ll always love you unconditionally. A recent incident has prompted me to write this open letter to ...

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You Can’t Save Them All

You can’t save them all. It’s not for a lack of trying, because you actually do try. You try to be a good friend. You try to always be there, to let them know that it’s going to be alright. But in the end, you can’t save them all. The ...

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‘Different Is Good.’ – Angelina Jolie

Yes, the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards are still happening, and Angelina Jolie is proving that they’re still relevant. On Saturday, after the actress won the award for “Best Villain” for her role in Maleficent, she gave a truly stirring speech that children, and adults for that matter, everywhere should take ...

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#NigeriaDecided: A VOTE OF THANKS

Today, I would like to say THANK YOU. So many deserve gratitude on this momentous occasion of change in Nigeria. THANK YOU, God! Thank You for keeping Nigeria One and whole and for putting our detractors to shame at this time. Thank You for answering the prayers of millions of ...

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FOR THE DAUGHTERS I WILL HAVE

When I finally decide to blow brazenly into the capacious life of a father, I do not hesitate to say that I would want to raise all girls – two girls. I don’t want to be a father to sons. If I’ve learned anything about being a man, it is ...

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Monica Lewinsky Speaks On What It Was Like To Be Globally Slut Shamed, Hopes A Cultural Shift Comes Soon

“At the age of 22, I fell in love with my boss. And at the age of 24, I learned the devastating consequences…Not a day goes by that I’m not reminded of my mistake, and I regret that mistake deeply.” Nobody knows more about public shame and humiliation than Monica ...

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ALONE

FOREWORD: The world is full of lonely people. Some people recognize this and deal with it. Some others don’t and strive to drown it. Some happiness is genuine, vibrant, luminous, and some is just a front for the darkness that throbs behind. This I know, because I am intimate with ...

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Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The First Man Cured Of HIV

Timothy Ray Brown is the first and only person in the world to be cured of HIV. There are some fascinating parts to his story you may not know, but first, here’s a little background. In 2007, Timothy was a gravely ill leukemia patient living in Berlin (after his cure ...

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