QUICKIES 5/6/2013

kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart describes the effect abstinence-only education had on her: “I thought, ‘Oh, my gosh, I’m that chewed up piece of gum, nobody re-chews a piece of gum, you throw it away.’ And that’s how easy it is to feel like you know longer have worth, you know longer have value,” Smart said. “Why would it even be worth screaming out? Why would it even make a difference if you are rescued? Your life still has no value.”

Reflections of an abortion clinic escort.

An awesome TED Talk on the importance of men to feminism.

17 year old girl wins hackathon by inventing app that filters twitter to prevent inadvertent spoilers.

On misogyny in the butch community.

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Yessenia is a graduate student studying to be a speech therapist with an emphasis on traumatic brain injuries. She spends far too much time correcting the wrong people on the internet, lifting heavy things and training her cats. She's a proud internet atheist and trolls only for the greater good.

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