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Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them.

When Speaking Up About Domestic Violence Gets You Sued

Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them. Read...
Dena Landon    |   06.18.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Maciej Ostrowski on Unsplash

An Education Guide For White People

As white feminists, we have an absolute and undeniable responsibility to seek out perspectives of marginalized people and gain understanding. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   05.29.18   |   SHARE
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Photo Credit: Deanna de Bara

My Closet Is A Fashion Graveyard; It's Time To Bury It

My closet is like a fashion graveyard, the final resting place of all the people I thought I wanted to be over the years. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   05.15.18   |   SHARE
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Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else.

When You're Grieving 

When you're grieving... Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else. Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something Read...
Lydia A. Cyrus of Luna Luna Magazine    |   05.14.18   |   SHARE
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Diana Whitney at a #MeToo March on International Women's Day (Photo Credit: Kristopher Radder/ The Reformer)

How I Exposed My Yoga Teacher's Abuses On Facebook

There is a long history of male yoga teachers using their spiritual power to dominate and abuse women. Yoga is slowly waking and this is my story! Read...
Diana Whitney    |   05.7.18   |   SHARE
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I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave.

Life Begins At 50, And Age Doesn't Define Me

I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave as a mother, as a chef, as a writer, and most importantly as a woman. Read...
Gretchen Hanson of The Refresh    |   05.2.18   |   SHARE
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(Photo courtesy of Sezin Koehler)

How #MarchForOurLives Leaves Out Gun Violence Survivors Like Me

Too many voices are being left out of this conversation. And from where I’m standing as a gun crime survivor, a march isn’t even close to a solution. Read...
Sezin Koehler    |   05.1.18   |   SHARE
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I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day. Read...
Maggie Down of Role Reboot    |   04.20.18   |   SHARE
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