Yes, I know what my name sounds like.

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#bringbackourgirls - It’s the hashtag heard around the world.
Millions have expressed outrage and concern as nearly 300 girls are still in the hands of the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria.  Join Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric for a special live conversation about the crisis on Friday, May 9, at 11:30am ET.
Katie will talk to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof who called for an international effort to rescue the girls in his most recent column, Nigerian human rights leader Hafsat Abiola and Ramaa Mosley, a filmmaker and mother from California who helped #BringBackOurGirls go viral.
What do you want to know about this story, and what questions would you ask Katie’s guests? Have you shared a photo of yourself with #bringbackourgirls, like so many others have around the world?
Submit your thoughts and photos here.

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It's been 365 days since my last drink


I’ve been sober for a year today. And guys, I’m really proud of that.

I’d known for a long time that I had the capacity to have a drinking problem, and then lived in denial when that problem manifested and became something I hid. As a teen, I binge-drank regularly, but stopped when I was 17 after…

I am so, so, proud of Anne. She is one of the best people and a fucking force.

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Sorry, Shailene Woodley, but you are a feminist (and also I’m not sorry)


I wrote this because I am still not impressed or amused.

Anne and I both agreed that she needed to write Shailene a letter.

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Why I'm a feminist


It’s pretty simple. I’m a feminist because:

Men and women are (should be) equal.

Women should have the right to govern their own bodies.

Women should earn the same amount of money as men.

Women shouldn’t be shamed for how much sex they have or don’t have, depending on whoever’s determining…


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I Was Trying To Be Funny But It Came Out as Really Mean: A 5-part documentary starring me.

I Was Trying To Be Loving And Supportive But I Probably Overstepped My Boundaries And Came Off as Creepy: a feature-length film with two sequels and a TV series adaption.

I Was Trying To Tell You I Relate To Your Difficult Situation But It Probably Sounded Like I Was Making It All About Me: a novel saga with several side book adaptions and a movie.

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'Orphan Black' Clone Club: Star Kristian Bruun ranks the clones (Episode 203, “Mingling Its Own Nature With It”)

Did you know that “Blood Ties” is a real musical? “Orphan Black” star Kristian Bruun gives me the inside scoop on this week’s episode.

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