Bodies

Why “Just Eat in Moderation” Is A Destructive Response To My Disordered Eating

I can’t just eat in moderation—at least not yet. But I am fine-tuning and honing and perfecting my body with the honor, respect, and love of a hand- Read...
Little Bear Schwarz    |   04.28.15   |   SHARE
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My Personal Body Revolution Doesn't Need To Be Televised

If we as women get to define for ourselves what beauty looks like, then the power will no longer rest with those who pad their fortunes with our Read...
Joanna Schroeder    |   04.22.15   |   SHARE
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The writer, middle, with her friends Maureen and Janet

Why Do I Get To Be "Cancer Girl"?

If the odds of getting cancer are like Powerball, why couldn't I be a scratch-off millionaire? Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   04.15.15   |   SHARE
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You know what’s an epidemic? Making people feel second rate and ashamed, criminalizing them for something like having an obese pregnancy.

Pregnancy, Obesity, And The Lies We Tell

You know what’s an epidemic? Making people feel second rate and ashamed, criminalizing them for something like having an obese pregnancy. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.10.15   |   SHARE
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Why I Decided To Medicate My ADHD Children

I was haggard, exhausted, and feeling hopeless. "When are my kids ever going to be normal?" I felt deep down it would never happen. Read...
Tamar Saperstein    |   03.25.15   |   SHARE
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For Black Women, Self-Care Is A Radical Act

Placing ourselves at the center of our lives is an act of political warfare. Read...
Evette Dionne    |   03.9.15   |   SHARE
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Silly me, I thought the darn thing took care of itself. Little did I know I was sorely mistaken and had a vagina complex.

How To Get A Vagina Complex In 6 Easy Steps

Silly me, I thought the darn thing took care of itself. Little did I know I was sorely mistaken and had a vagina complex. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   01.7.15   |   SHARE
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