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Say Goodbye to Gender as You Know It

Patricia MacCorquordale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Garnet News. "A few years ago, another faculty member and I were discussing a young student who we had in common. This student’s adjustment to the…
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You Have to be Taught to Hate

Patricia MacCorquordale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published by Garnet News. "Every other week when I was young, we went to visit my grandmother. The visit always started with her showing us the latest additions…
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Everyone Deserves Care: Insisting on Compassion in the Face of Congressional Cruelty

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Truthout. "When I heard that the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act didn't have enough votes, I thought that maybe my family could stop…
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The masquerade of school choice: a parent’s story

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. "Though championed by Trump and DeVos, school choice is highly controversial around the country...."
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Building Bridges, Not Walls

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in TruthOut. "Ariel, the 11-year-old daughter of a friend, was riding the school bus in Northern Arizona when two Native American girls boarded the bus. A high school…
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It’s not just Trump’s Cabinet but Congress lacks diversity

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill.  "Throughout my childhood and adolescence, I vividly remember the election of women to the U.S. Senate because there were so few..."
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7 Ways to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Women's eNews. "As a 20-something, I spent the last night of my first live-in relationship locked in my car, trying to stay warm ..."
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