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Everything I Want Miley Cyrus To Hear About Herself, From The Last TV Host I Expected

Wendy Williams says what I have been waiting for someone to say about Miley Cyrus’ recent image change. While articles about slut-shaming and her very sexualized performance at the VMAs flooded everyone’s news feeds, very few people seemed to be talking about the massive amount of cultural appropriation that ran rampant in Miley’s performance and…

A Hollywood Actor Wants People To Stop Denying A Certain Controversial Issue

These days, Tony Goldwyn is best known as Fitz Grant, the ethically challenged POTUS in the popular TV show “Scandal.” He may only play a politician on TV, but his interest in politics is becoming a more prominent theme of his work. He’s directing a new show called “The Divide,” a fictional story that delves…

This Unjust War Costs Us Nearly $4 Billion Every Year. No, Not Iraq or Afghanistan. The Other One.

Behind every fact is a face, behind the data is discrimination, and behind the arrests is an issue America has yet to solve. But until the broken system is fixed, the unjust problem shown in this video will still exist. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-unjust-war-costs-us-nearly-4-billion-every-year-no-not-iraq-or-afghanistan-the-other-one

A Simple Joke About A Super Obvious Problem In Hollywood Said In A Refreshingly Sly Way

Things certainly can mean different things to different people, and when you first hear this joke in the sixth episode of Mindy Kaling’s funnilicious show, you don’t think twice about a deeper meaning. But… if there are billions of brown girls all over the world (including America), why is it so rare for one to…

Her Legs May Be The First Part You Notice About Her, But She'd Rather They Not Be The Last

When it comes to stuffing our identity into those tiny little boxes on forms, I always wonder: How does knowing someone’s race, sex, or disability status really help in the grand scheme of things? According to this fierce woman, it doesn’t. Read more: http://upworthy.com/her-legs-may-be-the-first-part-you-notice-about-her-but-shed-rather-they-not-be-the-last

A Religious Leader Tries To Tell The Wrong Woman How To Dress. Big Mistake.

When Sheik Yousuf Badri told Egyptian TV host Riham Said to keep herself covered during the interview, let’s just say she didn’t quite “obey” the man. //www.youtube.com/embed/z2rL6NDoyKg?rel=0&wmode=transparent&showinfo=0&controls=1&enablejsapi=1&rel=0&version=3&color=white Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-religious-leader-tries-to-tell-the-wrong-woman-how-to-dress-big-mistake

If Asians Said The Stuff Some White People Say, It Would Sound As Ridiculous As It Actually Is

The video is funny, but the point is serious. Sometimes it helps to see stereotypes in a new light. And then maybe we’ll be better about not making them. Did you find this funny and worth considering? You can share it using the Facebook and Twitter buttons below. Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-asians-said-the-stuff-some-white-people-say-it-would-sound-as-ridiculous-as-it-actually-is