female friendships

It is easier to hate what we want than to pursue it.

Women, Other Women Are Not Your Enemy

I’ve habitually, if unconsciously, compared myself to other white women who, in far greater numbers than women of color, are granted competitor Read...
Amy Monticello of Role Reboot    |   02.9.18   |   SHARE
Culture
I need these nights now more than ever.

On Feminist Nights, Self-Care, And The Importance of Female Friendship

I need a reminder that this political nightmare can change, and that I’m not alone in my sense of helplessness, hopelessness. I need a reminder that Read...
Molly Thomson    |   03.15.17   |   SHARE
Voices
Melissa asked my mom for a banana and said, “All of the ones at my house have condoms on them.”

First Love and Condom-Covered Bananas

Standing in the kitchen of my South Beach condo, I hear in my head what my mom said during my recent visit to California. “Be more vulnerable,” she Read...
Carina Ost    |   01.4.17   |   SHARE
Voices
I didn’t realize how crucial my late teens and early twenties were for forming deep and lasting female friendships to get me through the gritty parts of life. Image: Thinkstock.

The Things I Missed Out On Because I Got Married As A Teenager

I was constantly on the defense, prepared to fight for my young love against those who thought I wasn’t ready for marriage. It pains me to say it, Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   05.9.16   |   SHARE
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