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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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Keep working, keep pushing, live so that these people call you attention seeking activists every day.

A Love Letter To "Attention Seeking" Activists

Keep working, keep pushing, live so that these people call you attention seeking activists every day. You are making the world better. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
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Women-run coworking spaces are rapidly in demand as folks envision a safe work space without cis men impeding on their space.

Women-Run Coworking Spaces And The Future Of The Office

Women-run coworking spaces are rapidly in demand as folks envision a safe work space without cis men impeding on their space. Read...
S. Nicole Lane    |   04.16.18   |   SHARE
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Netflix's Queer Eye Reboot Is Redefining Masculinity

Queer Eye reboot endeavors to quash toxic masculinity and show men that exhibiting emotions and practicing self-care are valid and natural Read...
Liz Hew    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
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We texted day and night over weeks about novels, poems, single parenting, farming, teaching, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship,

My Fantasy Online Courtship Went From Charming To Creepy Once We Met

We texted day and night over weeks about novels, single parenting, farming, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship. But then we met! Read...
Simone B.    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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Dear 17-year-old self...

Letter To My Younger Self 

You are about to embark on a journey that you will be talking about and remembering for the rest of your life, so spend these next year’s enjoying it. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   04.2.18   |   SHARE
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Iran Deserves Your Sympathy, Too

America, we beg you to see us. We beg you to try to glance in our direction with something other than disgust. Iran deserves your sympathy! Read...
Naseem Jamnia    |   03.28.18   |   SHARE
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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
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