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It’s Just A Joke

Originally posted on Things Carla Loves:
It’s just a joke. I hear those words, that same phrase, over and over again. Adam Goodes, an Aboriginal man and an AFL footballer, compared to Harambe. Come on, laugh. It’s just a joke.…

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Mass Shooting At Gilroy Garlic Festival

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
Another day, another mass shooting here in the U.S. While details are still coming in, what’s known for sure is that the gunman was able to kill three people yesterday at a…

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Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil

Originally posted on Things Carla Loves:
For some inexplicable reason, I am genuinely surprised by the large amount of people who say that feminism isn’t needed because sexism and misogyny doesn’t exist. Often, the person saying this (but not always…

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Not Like Other Girls

Originally posted on Things Carla Loves:
I’m sure you, like me (assuming you use any form of social media) have, at some point, come across a meme (of varying descriptions) where the creator states she’s not like other girls. She…

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Dear White Authors: Here’s Why You Suck at Writing POC

Originally posted on Coco by Monthly Press:
Lately in my writer’s groups and circles I’ve been seeing a lot of white writers saying that they feel as though they can’t write POC, or it will be inherently seen as offensive.…

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9 Black Character Stereotypes to Avoid in Your Writing

Originally posted on Writers Anon – Taunton's Writing Group:
Congratulations, you’re writing a story with a diverse set of characters. This is a great thing and needs to be supported. A fear of political correctness mustn’t stop writers from…

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Ask A Teacher (Parent Edition): My Child Says They Are Depressed. What Can I Do To Help Them?

Originally posted on Things Carla Loves:
First off, thank you for being the kind of parent who is willing to proactively address their child’s mental health. Too often, for varying reasons, parents don’t want to admit their child is mentally unwell:…

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