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Junot Díaz Finally Speaks Out About Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Renowned Dominican-American author Junot Díaz has finally spoken out about the shocking and controversial sexual misconduct allegations that were made against him back in May. In an interview with the Boston Globe—his first since the claims surfaced—Díaz categorically denies any...

Why We Need To Start Seriously Addressing Toxic Masculinity & Machismo

Johanna Ferreira
Recent sexual misconduct allegations made against acclaimed Dominican-American writer, Junot Díaz  has had me thinking a lot about toxic masculinity, machismo, and what society has conditioned us to believe defines manhood. This might seem like a radical theory to some, but...
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Junot Diaz & Mariah Carey: Why It’s Important to Talk About Our Mental Health

Mariela Rosario
Junot Diaz and Mariah Carey both dropped bombs on us this week as they revealed their struggles with childhood trauma, sexual abuse and bipolar disorder. Diaz first revealed his truth with a heartbreaking and honest essay about how he suffered...