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EXPRESS YOURSELF

You never know when you’ll find the encouragement you needed

Photos courtesy of MelissaShook.com


LIVED THROUGH THIS

Why is it still okay to comment?

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This Is Us

On the twee language of pregnancy and motherhood

Closeup shot of an person holding a sonogram in front of their pregnant belly.
Closeup shot of an person holding a sonogram in front of their pregnant belly.
Photo: PeopleImages/E+/Getty Images


This Is Us

This common phrase is hurtful to all women — even the mothers who are saying it

Black and white photo of a mother kissing her infant.
Black and white photo of a mother kissing her infant.
Photo: ArtMarie/Getty Images


Lived Through This

I felt nothing. So I headed to my desk for another busy day of browsing online sales and waiting to die.

A folded “Female equals future” shirt, jeans with a phone in the back pocket, white canvas shoes, nail polish, and an iPad.
A folded “Female equals future” shirt, jeans with a phone in the back pocket, white canvas shoes, nail polish, and an iPad.
Photo: Emma Matthews Digital Content Production via Unsplash


This Is Us

Society asked me to take a man’s name. I didn’t want to.

Photo: Marissa Price/Unsplash

20 years ago

15 years ago


Past Is Prologue

An analysis of astronauts, the French revolution, and the future of space exploration


This Is Us

The cultural norms around miscarriage are not serving any of us well

Black-and-white photo of a person sitting on a toilet, covering their face with their hand, elbow resting on their thigh.
Black-and-white photo of a person sitting on a toilet, covering their face with their hand, elbow resting on their thigh.
Photo: Tony Mucci/Unsplash


Planet Soul

Essential oils, herbs, healing — this is who we are

Two hands holding a sprigs of fresh lavender.
Two hands holding a sprigs of fresh lavender.
Photo by Vero Photoart on Unsplash


Humans 101

What many thin people refer to as ‘internalized fatphobia’ is a different side of the same coin

A marble statue of a thin woman looking off to the side, angrily and mistrustfully. The statue stands in front of lush ferns.
A marble statue of a thin woman looking off to the side, angrily and mistrustfully. The statue stands in front of lush ferns.
Photo: Adam Wilson/Unsplash

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