donations
Innocent people who mean well are dropping clothes, shoes, and purses off in donation bins without realizing that they're contributing to someone else's profits.
condoms
In 2003, 63% of sexually active teens were busting out the love glove for sexytimes. Last year, only 59% did.
obama
Did that kale in the fridge mold when you weren't looking? OBAMA.
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Jul 1, 2014 at 5:00pm | 35 comments

fucking up on social media
The United States is falling apart at the seams and its persistent class problems are a significant social issue, not something to be memeified and jokingly posted on the FAFSA Twitter account.
peta
PETA is exploiting the panic over autism to advance its own agenda, which is revolting, but also deeply illustrative of how much the West fears and hates autism.
young adult
"From one email to the next, I went from 'unagented writer, dejectedly planning next book' to 'book deal!' which was probably one of the most bizarre experiences in my life."
sexism
Students reported being told to wear skirts longer than the dress code actually required, with a side of being reminded that they were "gonna get raped" in the clothes they'd chosen.
birth control
Birth control is still stigmatized in the US, and that's bound to make patients uncomfortable when asking for information.
marriage equality
Until the marriage equality movement can recognize that marriage is about much bigger issues than sexuality, it can't really legitimately position itself as a movement promoting equality.
campus rape
Rape is a serious problem on college campuses, but policy-making alone -- even on the state level -- isn't a solution.