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At 12 and 10 years old, my girls are still in the age range where society tells me that I should be presenting a polished version of myself to them. Image: Thinkstock.

3 Reasons I Refuse To Hide My Feelings From My Daughters

The reality is that any person I love, including my daughters, can deeply hurt my feelings. Does this mean that I hold my daughters to the same level of emotional accountability as my husband or my best friend? Nope, but for it damn sure doesn’t mean that I morph into some feeling-less version of myself because I’m a mother, either.

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Sarah Finds Her Humanity

On learning to lose the ego and respect others:

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Kelly Clarkson's Weight Is Not News

As long as I can remember having paid attention to the media, I can remember a woman's weight—or body in general—being a news story.

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Planned Parenthood Changes The Sex Ed Game

At schools teaching the "Get Real" program, significantly fewer students engage in sex by the 8th grade. What's its formula for success?

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We Say Goodbye To Oscar de la Renta: Designer, Philanthropist, Feminist

Oscar de la Renta was an iconic designer and so much more than that.

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Hey Kids! Stop Sexting with this Handy New App

D.A.R.E. to keep kids off dick-pics. Just say no, teens, just say no.

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The Problem with "Human Maxi Pad" Pad Gardner

While Gardner is vocal about women's rights and is decently informed about reproductive science, he's a potentially damaging advocate.

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Sweet Justice Served: George Will Canned for Offensive Rape Victim Comments

Columnist George Will has officially been fired from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for his god-awful statements about rape. It's about damn time.

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