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A child can grow up to be anything.

I Was Raised Without Religion – And I’m Glad

Contrary to popular belief, I didn’t grow up despondent, purposeless, or lost. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   01.7.16   |   SHARE
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'No Fats, No Femmes' Documentary Seeks To Start Dialogue On Desire And Body Image

"The worst part is that I internalized those messages." Read...
Derrick Clifton    |   01.5.16   |   SHARE
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Stop it.

Dear Certain Cisgender, Heterosexual, White Men In My Life:

I invite you to become feminist allies instead of continuing to selfishly throw all minorities under the bus in order to protect your fragile little Read...
Sarah Khan    |   12.29.15   |   SHARE
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cello.

When Your Violin Is Supposed To Be A Cello: My Story Of Transition

A thousand Bach violin concertos swirling around my crib, imprinting those melodies on my brain, had not changed the fact that I was meant to be a Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   12.29.15   |   SHARE
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Being Thin Didn't Make Me Happy, But Being "Fat" Does 

I'll let you in on a little secret. This girl, the one on the left, she's me. In the flesh, me. Five years ago, after three babies. Me. That's the Read...
Joni Edelman    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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We're all in this together.

How Can I Help?: Acknowledging White Guilt, Privilege, And Feminism

My journey to acknowledging my guilt and privilege while embracing my feminist view on the world has been a slow, winding trip — with no end in sight. Read...
Michaela Mitchell    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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Colorful pills spilling out of a bottle.

I Fought My Meds But My Meds Won

When we make medications seem like a failure rather than a simple necessity, we make the people who take them feel like failures, too. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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Men can play a part in infertility, too.

Infertility And Feminism: When Pregnancy Is Political

Here’s something nobody talks about when you’re trying to become pregnant: it becomes an obsession and takes over your life. There’s just something Read...
Cecily Kellogg    |   12.17.15   |   SHARE