Kamala Harris, also the current Attorney General of California, speaks about why student activism is important, policy as innovation, and being “the Ina Garten of the political world.”
Check out the new movie, I Smile Back, starring Sarah Silverman. Silverman may be a comic, but this movie is anything but funny. Silverman, who has suffered from depression since the age of 13, brings a raw touch to a riveting performance.
“I can only speak from my own experience, and I would say that the depression I experienced feels like a chemical change. When it came over me, when it comes over me, it feels like it’s coming over me like a flu. You ever just sit … and you’re fine and the next moment you just go, ‘Oh, Jesus, I have the flu.'” –Silverman
“The very first FDA-approved drug for female sexual dysfunction is available in the United States today (Oct. 17), marking a much-anticipated milestone for women who struggle with sexual desire. Sprout, the pharmaceutical company behind the drug, has spent $50m to develop the treatment. But female sexual desire is biologically complex, and this drug won’t work like similar products for men.”
“‘She’s scared we are going to beat her,’ Shrestha says. ‘Because stepping on to the porch would break a menstrual taboo.'”
“I didn’t want to stare at myself in the mirror. I didn’t even want to come to class in the morning.”
“Mark Zuckerberg on Friday did as so many people have before him and gleefully announced the news of a pregnancy on Facebook, the social network he founded. Then he did something entirely off-script: he revealed that he and his wife went through three miscarriages before arriving at this happy announcement.”
“To put it frankly, I have small boobs—and I’m not ashamed. They’re never in my way, I don’t get severe back pains, and my hard-earned money goes to shoes instead of expensive bras to hold them in place. That said, I never imagined I would ever find myself in the waiting room of a breast center—especially at 21 years old.”