The ritual of sitting at my makeup table and swiping on mascara and blush is one that centers me a little for the day ahead.

Makeup And The Kardashians As Self-Care

I don’t know what you escape into when you’re overwhelmed these days, but for me? It’s makeup. That’s where the Kardashian binges come in. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
For A Bad Time Call 1-669-BAD-TIME

For A Good Time, Call 1-669-BAD-TIME

People are so awful sometimes; I wish it weren't true, but it is.  Thankfully, the awfulness of people can only be surpassed by the awesomeness of Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.13.17   |   SHARE
Help! My family loves Trump.

How To Love Your Family That Loves Trump 

Family is family and long after this president is out of office. Here is how I intend to keep my relationship even though my family loves Trump. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   12.11.17   |   SHARE
 How do we not have access to affordable contraceptives by now?

How Far We Haven’t Come With Access To Affordable Contraceptives

One day my female boss said, “Our insurance doesn’t cover birth control, but it covers Viagra.” How do we not have access to affordable Read...
Michelle Back    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
My work at Planned Parenthood can be exhausting, and stressful, but I love it more every day.

Why I Work At Planned Parenthood

My work at Planned Parenthood can be exhausting, and stressful, but I love it more every day. We are providing necessary care and a safe space. Read...
Anonymous    |   10.30.17   |   SHARE
Image of Donald Trump by Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

Why Trump Speaking At The Value Voters Summit Matters

Donald Trump aligns himself with bad people. He willfully insults good and honorable people. Speaking at the Value Voters Summit is a prime example. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
Those who advocate for free speech the most vocally tend to be silent when marginalized people are censored.

When "Free Speech" Silences Marginalized Voices

When marginalized people respond to hateful speech with more speech, they often risk their physical safety — not just their comfort. Free speech is Read...
Trav Mamone    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
"I save dresses for the kinds of “special occasions” where it’s easier to wear a dress than to argue with people about why I didn’t wear a dress."

We Need To Talk About The Pressure To Be Femme When You're Fat

Femme, as it’s expected, isn’t easy for me. It seems to demand from me labor I’m increasingly less willing or less able to undertake as a mentally Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE