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Carrie Fisher Shuts Down Bullies With Awesome Tweets About Aging

Carrie Fisher is a badass. Duh. She’s also incredibly intelligent and funny. Double duh. And, recently, on Twitter, she used her intelligence, amazing sense of humor, and badassness to shut down some internet bullies who were tweeting some really mean and negative crap about her aging that doesn’t deserve repeating. However, Fisher’s replies...

The danger of desensitizing “rape”

Rape. To this day this word makes me shudder. It should. It is not a word to be taken lightly. The current rape statistics are alarming. One in three women have experienced sexual assault at some point in their lives in the United States alone. These statistics are reported to be higher in countries where women are seen as property. One in three...

How to stand up to bullying

  One of the first, or at the very least the most well-known, person to have experienced cyber bullying is Monica Lewinsky. Infamous for her relationship with President Bill Clinton, Lewinsky was a target of so much online harassment that she nearly took her own life. In her inspiring TED talk, Lewinsky talks about her struggle with cyber...