Clutch Magazine

Pregnancies and Pre-eclampsia: What You Should Know

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter was delivered more than a month before her initial birth date. Some publications, including People Magazine, are speculating that Kardashian was stricken with pre-eclampsia, a life-threatening disorder that attacks women after their 20th week of gestation. The reality television...

Is “Blurred Lines” a Rape Song?

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Robin Thicke, the R&B crooner with the sensual vocals, is reigning at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with his summertime hit, “Blurred Lines.” The top spot is a first for the singer, but his ascension has been met with considerable criticism. Feminists and...

Dark Girls Matters

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After over a year of teasers and online chatter, Bill Duke’s Dark Girls will be making it’s debut on OWN on this Sunday. While some folks are eagerly awaiting the documentary, a good number of folks in my personal networks have let it be known that they...

Meet Nitza Quiñones Alejandro: The First Lesbian Latina Federal Judge

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The U.S. Senate confirmed two magistrates to federal judgeships on June 13th. Nitza Quiñones Alejandro and Jeffrey Schmehl will sit on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. It is a historic achievement on several levels. Alejandro will be one of only...

Paula Deen Admits To Using The “N-Word,” Making Racist Jokes and Planning a Slavery-Themed Wedding

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On Juneteenth, Paula Deen’s racist acts have even more sting than usual. The famed cook show host admitted in a recorded deposition to using the N-word, telling racist jokes and planning a wedding that used slavery as a theme. Her admission comes on the heels...