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Eulogies For The Living

A eulogy is an expression of love through grief. I wrote my eulogies in direct address — they are love letters for a love story that isn’t over yet. Read...
Molly Harris    |   10.31.18   |   SHARE
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A little piece of my ability to feel safe in the world was lost forever in those moments.

The Emotional Labor Of Staying Safe While Female

A little piece of my ability to feel safe in the world was lost forever in those moments. I knew he was telling the truth. Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   10.29.18   |   SHARE
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Fall Has Arrived, Bringing Dirty Socks With It

The leaves of the deciduous trees are beginning to turn — red, orange, yellow, shades of sunset — and fall has arrived, announcing the change of Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.24.18   |   SHARE
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I can't help but think that my lack of hair resources reminds me that I live in a land that wasn't intended for me.

My Black Hair In My Mostly White Town Reminds Me I Don’t Belong​

We all need our hair done. I can't help but think that my lack of hair resources reminds me that I live in a land that wasn't intended for me. Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   10.22.18   |   SHARE
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Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps.

How To Apologize To An Angry Black Woman​

Maybe — just maybe — it isn’t the Black women who should issue an apology. Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps. Read...
Katherine D. Morgan    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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Zara in high school.

Dear High School Friends, You’re Not Invited To My Lesbian Wedding 

If I were to tell my younger self that I have only one friend from my high school years spent in Westport, Connecticut attending my wedding that’s Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
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If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

To Men Afraid Of "False Rape Accusations:" Try Being A Woman

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
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The author in 1991 at age 18.

Sexual Assault By An Ivy League Lawyer? Me, Too.

And Mr. Ivy League, if you’re reading this, know that you caused harm. I’m setting down my shame, like an old coat that no longer fits. The shame is Read...
Diana Whitney    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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