Articles by: Shannon Barber
Shannon Barber is a self- described queer feminist and activist for racial equality, LGBT rights, women’s rights, and secular rights in America. She is a lifelong lover of words, though her educational background is in computer science. She currently writes for 2 liberal websites, and keeps her own humor blog for lesbians. She hopes to change the world, one mind at a time.

Woman Shows Mastectomy Scars To VA Republican Who Wants To Defund Planned Parenthood (VIDEO)

Woman Shows Mastectomy Scars To VA Republican Who Wants To Defund Planned Parenthood (VIDEO)

This brave woman is an inspiration to women everywhere in the face of this gross assault on women’s healthcare.

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Right-Wing Response To Virginia Shooting Has Been Predictably Racist (IMAGES)

Right-Wing Response To Virginia Shooting Has Been Predictably Racist (IMAGES)

Right-wingers finally got what they wanted in the wake of this tragedy: a black, gay shooter, so they can somehow justify their unchecked racism.

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Fox Host Can’t Understand Why VA Shooting Wasn’t An Anti-White Hate Crime (VIDEO)

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/08/he-shot-three-white-people-fox-host-cant-understand-why-journalists-shooting-isnt-a-hate-crime/comments/

Who is surprised that Fox News paints this as some kind of “anti-white” shooting?

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Top Republican Pollster Panicking After Finding Trump’s Popularity Can’t Be Stopped

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This is the monster the GOP created, and now they can’t control him. Even a top GOP strategist knows Trump could get nominated. And he’s terrified.

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Sorry, Righties, State Dept. Says There’s Nothing Illegal About Hillary’s Emails (VIDEO)

Sorry, Righties, State Dept. Says There’s Nothing Illegal About Hillary’s Emails (VIDEO)

Another stupid, desperate right-wing “scandal” bites the dust.

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Conservatives Are Spreading LIE That MLK Opposed Planned Parenthood. They’re Dead Wrong. (AUDIO)

Conservatives Are Spreading LIE That MLK Opposed Planned Parenthood. They’re Dead Wrong. (AUDIO)

Time for a little history lesson.

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Jeb Bush On ‘Anchor Babies’ Slur: It’s More About Asians Than Mexicans (VIDEO)

Featured image via video screen capture from Gawkerhttp://gawker.com/jeb-bush-clarifies-what-he-meant-by-anchor-babies-f-1726201723?rev=1440448152798

You just keep digging your hold deeper with this one, Jeb.

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Perverted Priest Convicted Of Fondling Woman On Plane, Headed To Prison (VIDEO)

video screen capture from http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Priest-Convicted-of-Sexually-Assaulting-Woman-During-Flight-305542911.html

Finally! A Catholic priest actually goes to jail for molesting someone.

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NYC Women Go Topless To Protest Sexist Double Standards (NSFW IMAGES/VIDEO)

http://www.news.com.au/travel/world-travel/hundreds-of-topless-women-protest-in-new-york-plans-to-stop-the-desnudas-of-times-square/story-e6frfqai-1227496546707

These women are just doing what men have done for years- go topless in public, which is legal in NYC. So what’s the problem? Oh yeah, they’re women.

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This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Attacking BLM Activists, ‘White Power’ Chants At Trump Rally

This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Attacking BLM Activists, ‘White Power’ Chants At Trump Rally

As per usual, there was no shortage of racism from the American right this week.

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Second Woman Claims Subway Knew Jared Fogle Was A Pedophile

http://news.softpedia.com/news/subway-severs-ties-with-jared-fogle-during-fbi-investigation-486334.shtml

It’s looking more and more like Subway may have known that Jared Fogle was a pedophile, and still chose to do nothing.

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Scott Walker Blows Off #BlackLivesMatter – Let’s Talk About ‘Things That Matter’

Image by Gage Skidmore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/8570675692

Clearly, to Scott Walker, black lives don’t matter.

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Sandra Bland’s Jail Cell ‘Suicide’ Prompts Investigations Into Police Custody Deaths

http://abc7chicago.com/news/sandra-bland-death-prompts-new-hearings-on-jail-suicides-/948105/

At least they are making a move to do something about these suspicious jail cell “suicides.” Maybe Sandra Bland didn’t die in vain after all.

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Louisiana GOP Leader: I Was On Ashley Madison To Do ‘Opposition Research’

Louisiana GOP Leader: I Was On Ashley Madison To Do ‘Opposition Research’

Wonder how long it will take before we hear more about what this guy was REALLY doing on that affair website?

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‘Family Values’ Hypocrite And Pedophile Josh Duggar Busted With Ashley Madison Account

‘Family Values’ Hypocrite And Pedophile Josh Duggar Busted With Ashley Madison Account

Just when you think nothing else could POSSIBLY come out about the Duggars, this happens… But is anyone really surprised?

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Subway Cuts Ties With Creepy Spokesman Jared Fogle, Twitter Has The Best Response Ever

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Subway just learned how NOT to react to a public relations crisis.

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Huckabee Condescendingly Believes He Knows How MLK Would Feel About #BlackLivesMatter (VIDEO)

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Mike Huckabee really should have just kept his mouth shut on this one.

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Trump Immigration Plan Unveiled: End Birthright Citizenship, Deport Everyone

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If you had any doubts that The Donald is not only a racist but also an extremely scary prospect for president, this should relieve you of them.

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This Week In Right-Wing Racism– Racist Jokes About Michael Brown, Lying About #BlackLivesMatter

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2725535/Times-Square-SHUT-DOWN-thousands-marching-Ferguson-protests-spin-country-fifth-night-tensions-gunned-teen.html

There’s never any shortage of racism from the right. Here’s this week’s round-up.

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‘Likelihood For Blood Will Be High': Anti-Muslim Nut Threatens Violence At Farrakhan Event (VIDEO)

‘Likelihood For Blood Will Be High': Anti-Muslim Nut Threatens Violence At Farrakhan Event (VIDEO)

This nut is clearly threatening terroristic violence. But will he be stopped before it’s too late? Likely not, because he’s white.

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