Marcia G. Yerman

Marcia G. Yerman

Bio

Marcia G. Yerman, based in New York City, writes profiles, interviews, essays, and articles focusing on women’s issues, human rights, the environment, politics, health, culture and the arts.  Her work has been published by the New York Times, AlterNet, EmpowHER, Moms Clean Air Force, RoleReboot, The Raw Story, Women News Network, RH Reality Check, Women Make News and The Women’s Media Center. She has permanent verticals at The Huffington Post, OpEdNews, and Medium. Her articles are archived at mgyerman.com. 

Marcia G. Yerman Articles

Yes, it DOES happen.

When My Husband Got Breast Cancer

Prior to his operation, B took photographs of his unmutilated body. It was way before the era of the selfie, but he wanted to document himself while he was still “whole.” Post-surgery, the affected side of his chest would bear a long scar. The nipple was gone. He was not interested in taking steps to reconstruct it.

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Film still courtesy of HBO.

Abortion: Stories Women Tell

Abortion: Stories Women Tell, directed by Tracy Droz Tragos, looks at one of America’s most contentious debates through the prism of personal stories.

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Interview With Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate

Stein is looking to the future and rejecting the formula of voting for the “least worst candidate."

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Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox.

Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox

Hillary embodies the different hats that women wear. Why so much criticism from the sisterhood when one hat is exchanged one for another?

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Image: Good Clean Love.

Good Clean Love: Why The Kind Of Lube You Use Matters

Everything in the world is made of chemicals. We experience exposure to thousands of them daily, from our clothing to our cosmetics. Now you can add the most intimate of items to that list — personal lubricants.

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There is power in numbers (Image Credit: klique)

Klique App And "It’s On Us" Partner To Prevent Sexual Assault On Campus

Klique, a new app, helps students socialize in groups. The goal is to promote safety by supporting users to always come and leave group outings with their “klique” alongside.

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Give yourself some good ground rules for the next four years. (Image Credit: UnSplash/ Jerry Kiesewetter)

Maintaining Your Mental Health While Coping With Trumpland

Full Disclosure: Donald Trump is impacting my mental health.

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#365FeministSelfie

The #365FeministSelfie: Join the Party!

Activities in the photos can range from women at the start of their day, dealing with their children, or sprawled in a chair exhausted after eight hours at work. They document women in dressing rooms, without makeup, sporting a new hat, or dressed to the nines. In Arreola’s estimation, these are all “photo worthy.”

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Twenty percent of women and 5% percent of men will be sexually assaulted while attending college. Image: Holt McDougal.

Sexual Assault On Campus: We Believe You

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but for those whose lives dramatically changed when they entered the realm of rape survivor, there is no 30-day expiration date.
This is made abundantly clear by Annie E. Clark and Andrea Pino, the co-founders of End Rape on Campus (EROC). They also have edited the book, “We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out.”

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Amy Ferris: Blogger, Author Of Marrying George Clooney

Known on the Internet for her Marrying George Clooney blog (and book by the same name), Ferris is constantly engaged with a slew of followers and friends on her Facebook page. They religiously check in to see her daily thoughts on life, love, politics, and more.

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