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Diana Whitney at a #MeToo March on International Women's Day (Photo Credit: Kristopher Radder/ The Reformer)

How I Exposed My Yoga Teacher's Abuses On Facebook

There is a long history of male yoga teachers using their spiritual power to dominate and abuse women. Yoga is slowly waking and this is my story! Read...
Diana Whitney    |   05.7.18   |   SHARE
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I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave.

Life Begins At 50, And Age Doesn't Define Me

I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave as a mother, as a chef, as a writer, and most importantly as a woman. Read...
Gretchen Hanson of The Refresh    |   05.2.18   |   SHARE
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(Photo courtesy of Sezin Koehler)

How #MarchForOurLives Leaves Out Gun Violence Survivors Like Me

Too many voices are being left out of this conversation. And from where I’m standing as a gun crime survivor, a march isn’t even close to a solution. Read...
Sezin Koehler    |   05.1.18   |   SHARE
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I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day. Read...
Maggie Down of Role Reboot    |   04.20.18   |   SHARE
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Keep working, keep pushing, live so that these people call you attention seeking activists every day.

A Love Letter To "Attention Seeking" Activists

Keep working, keep pushing, live so that these people call you attention seeking activists every day. You are making the world better. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
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Women-run coworking spaces are rapidly in demand as folks envision a safe work space without cis men impeding on their space.

Women-Run Coworking Spaces And The Future Of The Office

Women-run coworking spaces are rapidly in demand as folks envision a safe work space without cis men impeding on their space. Read...
S. Nicole Lane    |   04.16.18   |   SHARE
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Image Credit: Netflix Queer Eye Reboot

Netflix's Queer Eye Reboot Is Redefining Masculinity

Queer Eye reboot endeavors to quash toxic masculinity and show men that exhibiting emotions and practicing self-care are valid and natural Read...
Liz Hew    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
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We texted day and night over weeks about novels, poems, single parenting, farming, teaching, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship,

My Fantasy Online Courtship Went From Charming To Creepy Once We Met

We texted day and night over weeks about novels, single parenting, farming, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship. But then we met! Read...
Simone B.    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE