Any GTers into cruelty-free makeup?

I just realized that I am pretty intentional about my food and my cleaning products (I'm a hippie like that). And there's not much I can do about my dog's food. But I haven't looked into my makeup situation at all. I use mostly Alba and Jason and Burt's Bees for washing/moisturizing myself, but I'm a babe in the… » 7/17/14 2:55pm 7/17/14 2:55pm

Natives Sued by School for Protesting Thanksgiving "Celebrations"

In November of 2012 the Maria Montessori School of San Diego sent a letter to us, requesting that our two children of Oglala Lakota and Lumbee Native American heritage and students of the school, to stay home from school for four days. During the four days the school hosted Thanksgiving Day activities that were…

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Why It's So Easy For Me to Hate Other Women

When waxing less-than-poetic about my dislike for a particular actress's portrayal of a character in a movie I wanted to enjoy but didn't, my dad asked me if i was just hating on her because she was a woman. My knee-jerk reaction was to say "Of course not! I'm a feminist, I don't hate other women." (Demonstrably not a » 6/26/14 11:13am 6/26/14 11:13am