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Gang-Rape Report Shuts Down UVa Frats Until January

A Rolling Stone report on an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity has prompted the school's president to suspend all frats until the spring semester. In an open letter to students and staff today, president Teresa Sullivan calls for "the collective strength of the members of our...

An Open Letter to Jay Leno

Dear Jay Leno: I realize you may still be smarting a bit from our #JokesOnLeno campaign on Twitter, so I wanted to explain why it was so important for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to ask you not to host an event for an extremist, radicalized gun lobby group -- especially one based in Newtown, Connecticut. Show More Summary

MO Republicans & Conservatives Urge Tom Schweich to Run For Governor

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich This open letter to State Auditor Tom Schweich was released on Thursday. Missouri Republicans and conservatives are urging the successful state auditor to run for governor. Dear Tom, Congratulations on your overwhelming reelection as Missouri … Continue reading ?

An Open Letter From Introverts To Everyone Else

Hi, it's us, Introverts. We just wanted to write a quick note to everyone to clear the air. We know that we can be hard to read, a little closed off and even irritable sometimes, but we do love you. To help you deal with us, we have put together a list of things you should know. 1. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Business Owners Everywhere: You Can Do Better

Dear Business Owners, As the founder of a marketing consultancy that focuses on social change, I work with my fair share of nonprofits. My team builds awareness around issues like lack of access to healthcare and clean water. We educate communities on ways to be part of a solution. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: You've Done Nothing Wrong

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I am a bisexual male in my early twenties who until recently was in the closet. I have been exploring my sexuality for only the past year or so and I didn't want to label myself and open Pandora's box of oppression in the American south before I knew who I was for sure. Show More Summary

Open Letter to the FDA: Stop Discriminating Against Gay Men

Gay men cannot donate blood in America. I was reminded of this discriminatory and illogical policy after a recent conversation about student advocacy on Twitter. In 2005, at the end of my junior year of high school, several friends and I mounted a campaign to change this rule. Show More Summary

Open Letter: Why I Don’t Care That You’ve Stopped Practicing Ashtanga Yoga

4 days agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

This article is an open letter response to Why I Stopped Practicing Ashtanga Yoga. by Jessie Horness I’m an Ashtanga practitioner. Every morning, I wake up before the sun, make my way to the shala, and dive into two hours of asana practice. Show More Summary

Jason Collins Announces Retirement From The NBA With Beautiful Letter To Sports Illustrated

He'll be remembered for his skill AND his courage! Jason Collins is retiring from the NBA after becoming the first openly gay professional athlete in North America's four major team sports to play in a professional league - which happened with the Brooklyn Nets last season - and he leaves behind an amazing legacy. He's been playing [...]

?Why an Open Letter Attacking China's Professors for ‘Blackening the Motherland’ Is So Worrisome

Some observers fear the letter, published in a local Chinese Communist Party newspaper, is a sign that purge of free-thinking professors is coming.

“Your comments put students at risk”: An open letter to Lincoln University’s president

A former faculty member at the university takes Robert Jennings to task for his grotesque rape apologia

Your children deserve better than this, first-grade teachers tell parents

Karen Hendren and Nikki Jones are highly regarded first-grade teachers at Skelly Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They wrote an open letter to the parents of the children in their classes that explains why they have decided not to administer a standardized test known as the MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) or student surveys that […]

Open Letter To Charles Manson: Do You Really Want To Marry Someone Crazy Enough To Marry Charles Manson?

Open Letter To Charles Manson: Do You... I’m writing to warn you that you are about to make a big mistake (not the biggest mistake of your life, of course; I imagine it would be pretty hard to top forming a cult and murdering a bunch of innocent people, mistake-wise). Show More Summary

An open letter to Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy's drama Taboo won't his FX until 2016 and that won't do.

An Open Letter to State Farm From Fearless Parent

By Louise Kuo Habakus Mr. Edward B. Rust, Jr. CEO, State Farm Insurance One State Farm Plaza Bloomington, IL 61710 (309) 766-2311 ebrust@statefarm.com Note: if you would like Ed to see this letter, please e-mail it to him. November 18,...

Open Letter To Client re: “Job Killer” Quoted Rate

Hello Potential Client, Regarding your last email in which you said: “… if they (your client) saw the $700/ $1400 a day fee for the photographer they would dismiss the project immediately … (most of my client’s people make between $25 and $45 an hour)… Showing $100/hr was also a job-killer as you can imagine”. [...]Show More Summary

An Open Letter To Those Who Accused Me Of Bullying In Yesterday’s Joshifer Post

Hi, hello there, welcome. Why don't you come on in and sit down, because I need to talk to you. And not all of you, just the ones who accused me of bullying after the post I wrote on Joshifer fanfic yesterday. Because damn. More » An...Show More Summary

Apple and Google ask Congress to support the USA Freedom Act

A group formed by Apple, Google, and other companies implicated in the disclosure of National Security Agency surveillance programs has asked the Senate to support the USA Freedom Act in an open letter. (The group has sent other letters...Show More Summary

An Open Letter From Ferguson Protestors and Allies

The Ferguson Protester community is home to many voices and experiences. Informed by many voices, this letter serves as a statement of purpose for those who may not yet understand the movement in #Ferguson or why protests still continue,...Show More Summary

An Open Letter From Ferguson Protestors and Allies

The Ferguson Protester community is home to many voices and experiences. Informed by many voices, this letter serves as a statement of purpose for those who may not yet understand the movement in #Ferguson or why protests still continue,...Show More Summary

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