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I grew numb to the fact that so many straight people in my life had such stoic ideas about what lesbians do and don’t do.

Stop Telling Me ‘Lesbians Don’t Scissor’ (And Other Things Straight People Insist We Never Do)

I don’t find many things strange (I have a high threshold for strange), but I do find it weird that I’ve come across so many straight people who are Read...
Zara Barrie    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Building up one while breaking down the other is not the solution.

Is Empowering Girls Devaluing Our Boys?

As a mother of boys, I find this trend disturbing. Yes, we need to build up our girls. We need to empower them and teach them that they are capable Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   12.6.16   |   SHARE
Families
image credit: Carrie Saum

Would You Let Your Son Wear Pink Shoes?

I knew it was bound to happen.   Three weeks ago, my three-year-old son asked my husband and me for pink shoes. He saw some at a big box store and Read...
Carrie Saum    |   09.8.16   |   SHARE
Families
"We’re painfully aware of the fact that we’re “the only one” in the room, or one of very few. Don’t make it worse." Image: Author

3 Ways To Avoid Tokenizing People (Because I'm Sick Of It)

It’s like being a deer in the headlights. You’re in imminent danger. You know it. But you can’t move. You can’t speak. No reaction whatsoever. You Read...
Denarii Monroe    |   07.26.16   |   SHARE
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I'm A Man With Anorexia—I'm Not "Manorexic"

I would look in the mirror, hate what I saw, and know that I did it to myself. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   02.27.15   |   SHARE
Minds
Like, who actually does this? Credit: YouTube

Watch: Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" Video Tackles The Harmful Notion Of "Crazy"

Stop calling your lovers "crazy." Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   11.11.14   |   SHARE
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Like, SO annoyed over that boyyyy! (Credit: YouTube)

Watch: GOP Fails (Again!) At Understanding Women

A new Republican-backed anti-Obama ad is NSFW. Not because it's obscene, but because it'll make you laugh so hard. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.24.14   |   SHARE
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"White people traditions are so majestic." Courtesy of YouTube
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