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T Kira Madden, Photo credit: Jac Martinez

How T Kira Madden’s ‘Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls’ Made Me Stop Playing the Grief Olympics 

T Kira Madden’s debut, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, shifted my understanding of myself to a degree I’ve never experienced. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   03.5.19   |   SHARE
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Esmé Weijun Wang Strips Away The Caricature of Schizophrenia

Freeing a human experience from of the muck of its stereotypes is especially important with something like the schizophrenias. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   02.5.19   |   SHARE
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photo credit: Becky Long Photography

Megan Jayne Crabbe AKA bodyposipanda: Writer, Advocate, Possible Mermaid?

Megan, aka bodyposipanda is brave and beautiful and now I've used all the adjectives I can think of. Just take my word for it and get her book. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.26.18   |   SHARE
CultureBodies
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How To Be A Unicorn: A Review Of "Gracious" By Kelly Williams Brown

I’m polite — I say please and thank you when I should — but I don’t go above and beyond. It was actually something I wanted to specifically work on Read...
Alicia Thompson    |   04.24.17   |   SHARE
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When Self-Destruction Meets Writerly Self-Doubt: A Book Review Of Women

Chloe Caldwell writes in such an honest way that Women reads like a journal entry. Read...
Sara Habein of Persephone Magazine    |   01.20.15   |   SHARE
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Of Short Skirts And Stewardesses: Jet Sex Reveals The Sexist History Of The Airline Industry

Successful stewardess applicants had to be pretty white women, 21 to 28 years old, and could not exceed 125 pounds on a 5’6” frame. Read...
Priscilla Murolo    |   11.3.14   |   SHARE
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