Autistic Girl Grounds United Flight: Discrimination or Parenting Fail?

Does an autistic teenage girl pose enough of a risk to a plane full of people that it requires an emergency landing? A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Salt Lake City to remove an autistic 15-year-old girl, after her parents told the flight crew that their daughter

A Demand for Justice in Norman OK After Three Students Were Raped and Bullied Out of School

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YouTube’s Soaring Social Justice Comic: An Interview with Megan MacKay

Megan MacKay is a 22-year-old sketch comedian whose social justice inspired YouTube skits are often playfully constructed as make-up tutorials.  In her interview with the Flounce, she admits to being "a big-time lunatic" and feminist, inspired by Saturday Night Live and a flying lawnmower gif. She also tells us a