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Marisa Kabas


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Past articles by Marisa:

Both parties are to blame for the train disaster in East Palestine, Ohio

Conservatives like Fox News host Tucker Carlson and Ohio's JD Vance are trying to pin the disastrous Ohio train derailment on Democrats, but blame belongs with both parties. → Read More

This year was devastating for women’s rights. 2023 may not be better.

Now is not the time to take your eyes off the erosion of these fundamental rights. → Read More

The painful connective tissue between Jews in pre-war Germany and trans people in America

The traumas of Jewish history, invoked by things like Kanye West Hitler comments, remind us of what trans people in America face at the hands of Republicans. → Read More

Republicans kept handing Ye a microphone. It’s a bit late to take it back.

Kanye West interviews in 2022 peaked with his mainstreaming of antisemitism on Alex Jones’ 'Infowars', where Ye praised Trump and white nationalist figureheads. → Read More

2022 midterms see more young women registering to vote

Voting in the 2022 midterm election may get a surge from young women who registered to vote in near record numbers after the Supreme Court struck down Roe. → Read More

How a Trump-supporting election-denier has gained footing in this solidly blue state

New York governor polls show a tight race between Trump-like Republican Lee Zeldin and Democrat Kathy Hochul, who hasn't matched her GOP opponent's energy. → Read More

Pro-Trump Republicans want to gaslight you over Ukraine. This is the time to resist

There are some terms that have become so ubiquitous in popular culture as to be rendered meaningless. In 2019, it might feel like “gaslighting” is one of them. But right now, there is no other way to describe what Republicans are trying to do to the American people regarding clearly illegal actions by President Donald Trump. → Read More

There is nothing more cynical than Trump calling Jews who vote Democrat 'disloyal'

It is our love for Israel’s past that means we won’t allow the president and the Christian right to uncritically support the policies of its current leadership → Read More

Yes, RBG Missed Work for Health Reasons. No, That's Not a Bad Thing.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a national treasure that many of us would defend as fiercely as the Statue of Liberty, and that’s why it was distressing to see her tiny frame and outsized presence missing from the Supreme Court bench as the first arguments of 2019 kicked off Monday morning. But just … → Read More

Roseanne Might Be Canceled, But Her Racist Anti-Semitic Spirit Lives On

Roseanne Barr was canceled, in the figurative sense, long ago by reasonable people well aware of her racist histrionics. But yesterday ABC, the network that broadcast the show bearing her name and its revival, canceled her for real after a string of racist tweets prompted a fresh wave of outrage. To that I say: goodbye, … → Read More


When Ordinary Citizens Run Against Powerful Incumbents

Republicans Steve King of Iowa and Jason Chaffetz of Utah made headlines this year when they casted themselves as two of the biggest villains in Congress. Now two women, Kim Weaver and Dr. Kathie Allen, have raised promising sums of money to run against them. Do they actually have a shot? → Read More

Marisa Kabas

Marisa Kabas is a Sex + Life reporter based in New York City. She loves baseball, bunnies and bagels. → Read More

How to Cope With the Bottomless Grief You're Feeling

We spoke with New York City-based grief counselor R. Benyamin Cirlin of the Center for Loss and Renewal for advice on how to navigate our sadness. → Read More

What do you do when Holocaust trolls come for you?

Twitter anti-Semitism has never been more vicious. → Read More

Meredith ‘I’m a Bitch’ Brooks wants you to know she loathes Hillary Clinton

The "Bitch" singer was a '90s icon. Now she's just a regular Twitter troll. → Read More

These women needed late-term abortions—and they want Trump to know the truth

Donald Trump has no idea what it feels like, and he doesn’t seem to care to learn. → Read More

The Derrick Rose rape trial was a classless affair, right down to the bitter end

The NBA star was found not liable on Wednesday in a gang rape trial. Though he was victorious, Rose's behavior throughout revealed his true character. → Read More

Here's the Real Problem With Calling Trump's Lewd Words 'Locker Room Talk'

Statements about sexual violence need to be taken seriously, no matter where they're said. → Read More

Donald Trump’s real ‘pussy’ problem

The most disturbing part of the leaked Trump video isn't his language—it's his ringing endorsement of sexual violence. → Read More

There’s a ridiculous lack of flattering plus-size clothing—and this might explain why

As with almost everything, education is key. → Read More