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A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic.

This is, hands down, my favorite TED talk of all time. That isn't hyperbole. I spent three days trying to pull out some highlights to share and ended up with a second-by-second recap of the whole dang thing. Just hit play, and let the awesomeness wash over you (but especially pay attention around the 10-minute mark because that's when things get really good).

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Note: This video discusses sexual and physical violence. Transcript below if you want to read ahead.


You should probably share this with all your friends. Especially if they're dudes. Just sayin'.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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