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I'll let you in on a little secret - being thin didn't make me happy, but being "Fat" does!

Being Thin Didn't Make Me Happy, But Being "Fat" Does 

I'll let you in on a little secret - being thin didn't make me happy, but being "Fat" does! Be fat and happy. Be unapologetically fat. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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How Can I Help?: Acknowledging White Guilt, Privilege, And Feminism

My journey to acknowledging my guilt and privilege while embracing my feminist view on the world has been a slow, winding trip — with no end in sight. Read...
Michaela Mitchell    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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I Fought My Meds But My Meds Won

When we make medications seem like a failure rather than a simple necessity, we make the people who take them feel like failures, too. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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Men can play a part in infertility, too.

Infertility And Feminism: When Pregnancy Is Political

Here’s something nobody talks about when you’re trying to become pregnant: it becomes an obsession and takes over your life. There’s just something Read...
Cecily Kellogg    |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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Why I Think Everyone Should Have A Therapist

I firmly believe that every person on the planet could benefit from therapy. I myself have been going to therapy every week for about four years and Read...
Erin McKelle    |   12.11.15   |   SHARE
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Feminists, It's Time To Get Real About Trump

Do you want a man known for calling people “losers” to be sitting at a table with all the major economic powers in the world and trying to work out Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   12.11.15   |   SHARE
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“I Just Saw Us As A Guy And A Girl. I Didn’t See Us As ‘Chinese Carla’ And ‘White Jeff’.”

I’m one half of what you may call an “interracial couple,” and even though we live in a multicultural area, the reactions and comments we get Read...
Carla GS of The Glow    |   11.27.15   |   SHARE
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The Body Acceptance Movement Is Ignoring Some Really Important Bodies

Uh, in case you haven’t noticed, the body acceptance movement has a bit of a body rejection problem. Namely, anyone who isn’t a thin, white, able- Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   11.20.15   |   SHARE
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