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Mother of three Meg Nagle ignited an internet firestorm of controversy after recently posting a photo of herself breastfeeding her sister’s baby to her Facebook page. Nagle, who was watching her nephew while the baby’s mom was at work, decided to nurse the infant herself after the four-month-old refused to drink his mother’s milk from a bottle. Nagle, who’s an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), told LittleThings that her sister had given her permission and that the child fell asleep immediately.

Still, many people thought her actions were disgusting and wrong and didn’t hesitate to publicly express their disapproval. Nagle, however, is unfazed. She believes that it’s important to bring awareness to wet nursing, often the only option a mom has to deliver the important nutrients that come from breast milk.

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Thirty-one percent of Swiss are either cutting back their meat-eating or going full veggie.

“Plant based-dieting has been socially normalized more so than ever.”

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Swiss food? Bircherműesli? Bűndnernusstorte? Zurchergeschnetzeltes? Most likely, you probably think of Swiss steak, which is essentially steak smothered with tomatoes and onions.

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One-Woman ‘Yeast Infection’ Protest Scares Away Anti-Planned Parenthood Demonstrators

Mary Numair’s impromptu rally defused an anti-abortion march.

Image via Twitter user Mary Numair (@MaryNumain)

The Planned Parenthood organ harvesting conspiracy parroted by the likes of Carly Fiorina—who claimed the organization was selling the “brains and other body parts” of aborted fetuses—has fueled anti-Planned Parenthood anger from the more riotous wings of the nation’s conservative constituency. The organization has faced threats of defunding by Congress and some hateful protests at their clinic locations. When one Portland, Oregon, woman saw such a protest gathering at her local Planned Parenthood branch, she clocked out of work and made her own protest sign. “Dear PP,” Mary Numair scrawled on a cardboard box, “Thanks for helping me with my yeast infections!”

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As our country faces many modern-day social and diplomatic issues, we’re often reminded just how short of a memory people have (or at least choose to have). The United States (and the world) has endured some dark times that people would often rather forget than acknowledge and learn from.

We’re in the second year of a Trump presidency, and one of the issues prominent in his first days as president — the travel ban for those from predominately Muslim countries — may not be getting the headlines it once was, but it’s clear from the Twitter feed of activist Qasim Rashid that defending the rights of Muslims is still very much a full-time job.

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Fighting Nigeria’s Sexual Health Stigma One HIV Testing Kit At A Time

How a female entrepreneur is helping women take control of their health.

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THE GOOD NEWS:

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Michael Moore Just Issued His Scariest Warning About Trump Yet

Moore is not amused by Trump’s nonchalant attitude.

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Back in July, when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had a substantial lead in the polls over Donald Trump, filmmaker Michael Moore issued a warning that most liberals scoffed at. He wrote a blog post entitled “5 Reasons Why Trump Will Win.” We all know what happened next. Now, Moore is sounding the Trump alarm again and this time the consequences are much more dire.

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