Naseem Jamnia is a non-binary nerd who, in another life, was a neuroscientist. A Chicago native, Naseem currently lives in Reno, NV, with their geologist husband, dog, and two cats. Follow their weekly newsletter at tinyletter.com/naseem.

These iPhone 8 Rumors Are Everything You've Waited For

To no one's surprise, the internet swirls with rumors whenever a new Apple product is set to launch. And the latest one suggests the iPhone 8 will charge wirelessly and be waterproof. Bustle has reached out to Apple for comments and will update…
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You Can Officially Be Non-Binary On Your Oregon License Now

In 2016, non-binary people won a victory in Oregon when Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Amy Holmes Hehn legally changed Jamie Shupe's gender. Now, it's officially on Shupe's driver's license. On Thursday, Oregon became the first state to create…
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You Can Show Your Support For The Congressional Baseball Game

The annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park is a bipartisan game that usually raises money for D.C. charities working to improve the quality of life of local residents — but this year, a new cause was added for a devastating reason. The…
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This Otto Warmbier Update Indicates There’s No Sign Of Botulism

After being detained in North Korea for 17 months, Otto Warmbier returned home to Ohio on Tuesday in a coma. Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that he suffered extensive brain damage and there are no signs of botulism, as…
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AMA Adopts Crucial Policies To Support Trans Patients

Getting trans-sensitive medical care in the United States is exhausting and difficult. This isn't just true for psychological health or transitioning, but for finding gender-affirming physicians in general. Fortunately, at the American Medical…
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The Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Might Be A Dead End

On Wednesday, The Washington Post released a report that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining Donald Trump for obstruction of justice in firing James Comey. This has fueled speculation that, perhaps, Trump could eventually be impeached.…
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CNN Analyst Rips Former Trump Aide For Calling Kamala Harris "Hysterical"

If anyone needed more confirmation that the United States in 2017 is as backward as ever, take a look at this. On Tuesday evening, during a CNN panel, former Trump campaign spokesman Jason Miller said Sen. Kamala Harris was "hysterical" during the…
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What We Didn't Learn From Comey's Testimony

The former director of the FBI revealed many things during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, but what's much more interesting is what James Comey declined to answer. Several times, he said he was unable to answer a…
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Even John McCain Knows He Was Making Zero Sense

On Thursday, Sen. John McCain questioned former FBI director James Comey during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing and somehow tried to connect the Trump-Russia connection to Hillary Clinton's emails. After everyone expressed confusion, McCain…
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All Of Trump & Comey's Interactions According To The Testimony

On Wednesday, the day before his much-anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committe, Comey released the timeline of his interactions with Trump. The insight it provides into his relationship to the president is nothing short of…
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Obama & Trudeau Reunited With One Glorious Hug

Despite saying sayonara to the Oval Office, former President Obama has been reuniting with old friends in the past weeks. Prince Harry, Oprah, the usual. On Tuesday, Obama and Justin Trudeau rekindled their bromance and, like the classy gentlemen…
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20 Infuriated Scientists Blast The Climate Deal Exit

While the world waited with bated breath, Trump officially announced on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris agreement. Scientists protested the Paris climate deal withdrawal loudly when Trump first announced his…
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It Might Take Four Years To Get Out Of The Paris Deal

President Trump officially stated on Thursday that the United States is leaving the Paris agreement on climate change. No longer following countries like China and France, the States will set sail for other waters. But according to the terms of the…
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Will Other Countries Exit The Paris Climate Agreement?

On Thursday, President Trump announced that the United States would be exiting the Paris climate change agreement that President Obama officially signed in 2016. Although this didn't come as a surprise, there has still been disappointment and…
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Yeah, You Can Already Buy Covfefe Shirts

Ah, covfefe. What a word it is. The sweet smell in the air, the wonderful way the letters blend together. Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump used the word in his mysterious (and now-deleted) tweet, covfefe T-shirts arrived to join the fray.…
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Religious People Should Be Worried About The Birth Control Mandate

One of the great hallmarks of the Affordable Care Act was the mandate that insurance plans are required make contraception affordable or free to patients. The Supreme Court later gave certain employers the right to refuse birth control based on…
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Manchester Victim Courtney Boyle Was A "Precious & Joyous Soul"

The death toll has been counted as 22 for the bombing outside of the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Among those killed in Manchester, England, was Courtney Boyle, who was just 19 years old. To her mother, Deborah Hutchinson, the loss was…
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Betsy DeVos Failed To Condemn Schools That Discriminate

On Tuesday, the White House released the 2018 budget for all to see — and criticize. To no one's surprise, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos praised the budget cuts, despite the alarming effects it will have on marginalized students. She…
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This Former Scientist Is Worried About Trump's Budget

After much anticipation, speculation, and posturing, the White House sent the 2018 budget to Congress on Tuesday. Titled, "A New Foundation for America's Greatness," the president seeks to reduce $3.6 trillion in spending over the next 10 years, and…
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