Wedding Guest Etiquette: 10 Dos And Don'ts This Wedding Season

Don’t: Overindulge at the free bar. Open bars can be a recipe for disaster if abused. Read...
Contributed by Cynthia Lawrence | 05.27.15
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Earthtones: Proposing A New Way Of Seeing Race

Instead of categorizing people as different colors, I proposed we might begin to think of each other as Earthtones—because our skin colors are based Read...
Contributed by Catherine Gigante-Brown | 05.27.15
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The Castrating Power Of The Femme Fatale: Ex Machina

Their sexuality traps and destroys male innocence, as they grad hold, by the penis- the better to lead him to castration. Make no mistake that Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 05.27.15

8 DIY Hair Tutorials You Will Never See On Pinterest

Toss back half a bottle of merlot while watching “Daredevil.” Pause it for a pee break. Glance in bathroom mirror, notice bangs are getting slightly Read...
Contributed by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 05.26.15

Eleni Gage: Author, Harvard-Trained Folklorist 

Myth, Motherhood, and Managua Read...
Contributed by Barbara Basbanes | 05.27.15

6 Easy Ways To Take All The Fun Out Of Fashion

While flipping through a fashion magazine the other day, I was shocked at the revelation that “beachy hair at the beach” is now considered “ Read...
Contributed by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 05.26.15
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Love Is Meant To Be Shared: Our Polyamorous Marriage

There really isn't anything unusual about our union. For all intents and purposes it's actually a pretty typical marriage. Except we're in an open Read...
Contributed by Anonymous | 05.26.15
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My Wild and Crazy Zen Retreat Adventure

At first, I felt like an abandoned ten-year-old, dropped off at a remote summer camp—with the extra added attraction of no cell phone reception or Wi Read...
Contributed by Catherine Gigante-Brown | 05.26.15

Everything You Need To Win Designer Resale Shopping Without Losing Your Mind

As patient and careful as you might be, designer resale stores may test you. Read...
by Amanda Lauren | 05.26.15
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Bye-Bye To The Stupid Long Hair Rule 

Listen to your mother. I did. Briefly. She was adamant that it was wrong for a woman over 40 to wear a long hairstyle. I believed her. Then...not Read...
Contributed by Kelli H. Clevenger | 05.26.15

Ask Momma Bare: Is My 15-year-old Having Sex? What Do I DO?

Your kid is gonna do some dumb stuff. Accept it. Read...
by joni edelman | 05.25.15

Is Your Handbag Hurting You?

Ouch. Your neck hurts. Your shoulder throbs. Girl, it might be your handbag. It may be too heavy. Big bags can be a source of jokes, but also a Read...
Contributed by Kelli H. Clevenger | 05.25.15

A Simple Way to Prevent Vaginal and Urinary Tract Infections

When I was first married, I found myself constantly suffering from painful and awful vaginal and urinary tract infections. The doctor prescribed the Read...
Contributed by Tamar Shtrambrand | 05.25.15

Your Slut-Shaming Dress Code Is Distracting My Daughter From Learning 

After sorting through all of the reasons why people claim that dress codes are needed, I can't find a single one that holds any weight or that isn't Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 05.24.15

How I Learned To Forgive And Heal

Letting go and forgiving is difficult, but necessary to build security and heal old wounds that weigh down your soul. Read...
Contributed by Tamar Shtrambrand | 05.24.15
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Tess Holliday Shows Us That Short Girls Are Sexy Too

Can we petite women follow Holliday's lead using the hashtag #effyourheightstandards? Read...
by Amanda Lauren | 05.24.15

Traveling As A Feminist 

Traveling is good for your soul, or at least that’s what those motivational images of beautiful sunsets on Facebook say. I don’t know for sure how Read...
Contributed by Nicole Froio | 05.24.15
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Turning The Other Cheek To Incest: The Josh Duggar Scandal

Make no mistake: Josh Duggar is the one and only person responsible for molesting his sisters. But it's naive to pretend that the environment in Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 05.23.15

Off The Cuff: Goth Style

Dear Winona, I love the goth look on other people, but my personal style is more frilly and girly. How can I incorporate a little bit of goth style Read...
Contributed by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 05.22.15