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The best and the worst parts from the last week. Hits: Here’s what I can’t stop smiling over this week. Leah Still Has Finally Beaten Cancer! The 5-year-old daughter of Houston Texans defensive tackle Devon Still has officially conquered her neuroblastoma! The Stills rose to fame in 2014 when the Cincinnati Bengals hired Dad Devon…

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Hits: Man Who Was Body-Shamed On the Internet Receives The Best Dance Party Ever A Londoner named Sean  was fat-shamed on 4Chan—aka the root of all evil—for dancing in public. In a positive turn, Cassandra Fairbanks  became our shero by launching a Twitter campaign to #FindDancingMan. Not only did she offer positive words of encouragement for…

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The Hits: 18 Year Old Taylor Townsend Becomes Youngest American to Advance to the Third Round of the French Open since 2003 Taylor Townsend, 18 year old Chicago native, was almost barred from attending the 2012 girls’ U.S. Open, even though she was the top-ranked junior at the time.  Why?  Solely because of her weight. …

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Gurl oh gurl, this has been a week! We’ve covered some hot topics in our posts, but there was so much more going on. Ready for our wrap up? HERE WE GO. Shits: Peaches Geldof dies at 25 Peaches was the socialite of my adolescence. I’m not taking sides, but I preferred following her lifestyle…

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Hits: RuPaul Takes a Ride With John Waters The two biggest inspirations for my aesthetic and attitude came together for a youtube video. While it wasn’t filmed this week, It’s been circulating this week, and it’s super important. RuPaul has been knighted as Queen of all Queens, while John Waters is a spooky queer master.…

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The Shits: Kans-ass passed a gay segregation bill while the rest of Americans complained about Russia’s homophobia.  Kansas approved a bill this week that allows businesses to deny service to gay couples. I couldn’t make this shit up if I tried. Many countries “stuck it to Russia” in their rainbow Olympic gear recently, and America definitely…

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  Hits: Bitchtopia’s Virtual Hangout We had an awesome virtual hangout!! Lots of people were in and out to talk with us about body positivity. We had a great discussion about “in-betweenies” and even got to talk about our favorite body positive inspirations! Things got serious while we discussed our grievances within the community, but…

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The Hits: Laverne Cox Became Hero of the Universe Laverne Cox kills it. First of all, why does Katie Couric have a show called “The Katie Couric Show”? Who let this shit happen? That’s beside the point, but still. Shut it down. Goddesses Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera appeared on Couric’s Jan. 6 show and…

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We’re hoping all y’all who celebrated the Holidaze this week made great memories. Also hoping all y’all who were woken up at 8am by “Murry Christmazz” texts, for a holiday you don’t celebrate, aren’t feeling too bitter! The Hits Feminist Author Shares in Queen Bey’s Success My favorite track on Beyoncé’s visual album, ***Flawless, wouldn’t…