Allison Hirschlag

Allison Hirschlag

I'm a writer and editor.

I regularly write about sociology, entertainment, gender equality, humanitarianism, science and technology, animals, parenting, body positivity, politics, and animals.

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Toilet training cats article
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I tried to train my cats to use the toilet so you don't have to

Here's a handy guide to teaching your cats how to use the toilet (that may or may not work)

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This interracial couple was turned away from Airbnbs because racism

Racism is alive and well on popular home-sharing app Airbnb

Ruth bader ginsburg praying mantis article
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New Ruth Bader Ginsburg insect is a huge win for gender equality

Feminists rejoice! The newest species of praying mantis will be called the Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Woman documents cancer journey by turning her chemo treatments into awesome photo ops

When Broadway actress and mother Karen Walsh found out she had stage 4 colon cancer just after her 40th birthday, she decided to fight it the only way she knew how — creatively.

Top 10 worst college hazing stories on record article
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11 college hazing stories that make 'Animal House' look tame

These college hazing stories will make you want to let your kid live in your basement forever