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23 women in retail share the most disgusting things male customers have said to them

As the weather gets cooler, holiday shopping season heats up. For retail workers, that means hell on earth is fast-approaching: Long days, short nights, and plenty of irritable customers to make the season miserable bright. But retail employees — especially women — have to deal with much more than demanding patrons in December. Though 38.4% of retail salespeople are women, they make 64.3% less than their male co-workers, according to a study from the Institute for Women's Policy Research.
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Almost 900 hate crimes have been reported since Trump was elected. Here are just some.

Since Donald Trump won the election, over 200 hateful incidences have been reported to the Southern Poverty Law Center — within the first three days. "These [incidents] range from anti-Black to anti-woman to anti-LGBT incidents," the SPLC wrote on its website. "There were many examples of vandalism and epithets directed at individuals. Often times, types of harassment overlapped and many incidents, though not all, involved direct references to the Trump campaign." Trump's campaign was steeped
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16 millennials share how mass shootings are stopping them from living normal lives

Since a gunman opened fire in Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, there have been 1,002 mass shootings in the United States. Congress did an impressive amount of nothing in response to the outrage over 20 children and six adults being killed. House and senate members have been consistent in their ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ response to all the subsequent mass shootings, doing little to nothing to increase gun regulation and background checks. This inaction has only fanned the flames of our Millennial fear.
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EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Stanford professor leading the charge to recall Brock Turner’s judge

After serving just three months, convicted sex offender Brock Turner was released this morning (Friday, September 2) from the Santa Clara jail, to the dismay of virtually everyone. Turner's untimely release is salt in the very fresh wounds of this devastating case. It's been less than two years since he sexually assaulted an unconscious woman outside a frat party — and a matter of months since we heard her powerful voice for the first time.
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Let my grandma, American roller skating champ, explain why female athletes must get equal pay

My grandma, Edna Brown, is one of the brightest stars in the constellation of people who have touched my life. She helped to raise me, made cookies with me at Christmastime, and helped show a painfully shy girl that the world is actually a really wonderful place. She also happens to be an All-American champion roller skater, who competed across the country between 1945 and 1956, making her the HBIC of women under and over the age of 85.
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