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Homeless Dog Owners Talk About What Their Dogs Mean to Them

"I got her from a friend. I saw her, and I said, 'That doggie is going to be mine.'"
Allegra Ringo
6.2.16
News

Companies Like Kikkoman Are Still Testing on Animals

In the course of Kikkoman's research, rats are force-fed and decapitated.
Allegra Ringo
11.16.15
VICE vs Video games

Science Says It’s OK to Be Addicted to the Cat-Collection Game ‘Neko Atsume’

Hit-Point's do-very-little mobile title 'Neko Atsume' has got me and my friends hooked, so I asked a doctor to explain why.
Allegra Ringo
7.20.15
News

Facebook Is Still Making It Difficult for Native Americans to Use Their Real Names

Facebook's name policy has hindered Native Americans and drag queens from using their names on the site for years. Yesterday, a coalition staged a protest against the policy at Facebook headquarters.
Allegra Ringo
6.3.15
Stuff

Why Did This Feminist Activist Promote a Tweet Telling Trans People to Kill Themselves?

Caitlin Roper's Twitter has been duplicated multiple times by trolls. We spoke to her about why she's being targeted and how she's coping with it.
Allegra Ringo
5.25.15
Stuff

Meet the Woman Fighting for the Right to Go Topless in LA

Melissa Diner thinks that the law banning the areolas of "female persons" could use some tweaking.
Allegra Ringo
4.28.15
Food

Should Your Dog Be Vegan?

We interviewed the author of Happy Healthy Pooch, a new cookbook that tells you how to make vegan dog food.
Allegra Ringo
4.20.15
Stuff

What Can Be Done to Stop Violence Against Trans Women?

Michelle Vash Payne, a trans woman in Los Angeles, was murdered by her boyfriend over the weekend. We asked an expert to contextualise her death within the trend of violence and misogyny toward trans women.
Allegra Ringo
2.3.15
Stuff

Female Comedians Tell Their Best (and Worst) Period Stories

My period started for the first time when I was 13 and happened to be at home. My mum was also home, but I was too embarrassed to go tell her, so I emailed her. While we were both home.
Allegra Ringo
1.28.15
Stuff

How Victims Get Trapped in Cycles of Domestic Abuse

We talked to an expert about why leaving an abusive relationship is much harder than it looks.
Allegra Ringo
12.19.14
Travel

A Tour of the Spots Where Officers in LA Killed Unarmed People in 2014

A look back at deadly police violence in Los Angeles, where six unarmed men were killed by the cops.
Allegra Ringo
12.16.14
Film

I Paid to See the New 'Star Wars' Trailer

We sent a writer who's never seen a single Star Wars movie to check out the spectacle first-hand.
Allegra Ringo
12.1.14
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