"Not now, I'm busy."

What Being Emotionally Unavailable Really Means And Why Men Do It

Being emotionally available is not that easy for any of us. And for a man in a society where we give our such mixed messages, it’s no surprise that Read...
Contributed by Sile Walsh of The Good Men Project | 09.1.15
Fit. Fat. Fly as f#ck.

Can You Be Fit AND Fat?

Being a body positive/body acceptance activist means that regardless of WHAT shape my body takes at any given point and time in my life, I love it. I Read...
Contributed by Adiba Nelson | 09.1.15
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Taylor Swift And White Feminism

And as much as I’m a Swifty, I’m a feminist first (a white one, by the way, at that), and I’m not here for any kind of feminism that would excuse, Read...
Contributed by Melissa A. Fabello | 09.1.15
"remember that the lives of women are as real as your own."

Ask A Feminist: Can I Be A Feminist If I'm A Man?

Finally, and this is very very important because it’s how feminism might go viral among men, you have to remain a feminist even when no women are Read...
Contributed by Rebekah Kuschmider | 09.1.15

Roxane Gay: Bad Feminist, Author, Amazing Human

Bad Feminist is the best thing to happen to my literary life in 2015. It is smart, insightful, and full of sentences that hit you straight in the... Read...
by Jenni Berrett | 08.31.15
the first and last time we could find matching shoes.

Number One Sign You're An Imperfect Parent: You Have Kids

My house is a mess, my patience is hardly a composure I explore regularly, and there are times when I feel like I am the biggest failure in the Read...
Contributed by Tamarah Rockwood | 09.1.15
This lady wants you to go to college for free.

What The POTUS Candidates Are Doing for Millennials

Last week, I wrote about why Millennials face serious financial hurdles to independence. Today, I’m looking for 2016 POTUS candidates to throw us an Read...
Contributed by Jess Lahitou | 09.1.15

Kanye West For President? OBVIOUSLY.

I'm not saying Kanye isn't qualified to be President of The ENTIRE FREE WORLD. What I'm saying is Kanye IS NOT QUALIFIED TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE Read...
by joni edelman | 08.31.15
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Big Bad Choice Words: Salon Calls Nicki Minaj's Rant "Savage" 

"The look on Miley's face during Nicki Minaj's savage, expletive-laden rant says it all," Salon tweeted the day after the VMAs. Less than 140 Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 08.31.15

Book Club Discussion: Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay

A fun, accessible, and relatable read that was impressive in its range and thoughtfulness. Most of all, it was thought-provoking. I wrote lots of Read...
Contributed by Samantha Pajor | 08.31.15

Study Finds That You're Probably Eating Horse and Beaver

In case ground meat wasn't sketchy enough, a new study by Chapman University found that as much as twenty percent of specialty ground meats are Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 08.31.15

A Global Conversation On Street-Harassment Activism

Street harassment is a global problem. Wherever you go, marginalized people have to deal with verbal abuse, harassment, and violence simply for Read...
Contributed by Britni de la Cretaz | 08.31.15
Your mom was right: fighting never solves anything.

Why Fighting Fire With Fire Doesn’t Work In A Romantic Partnership

We often do not see silence as being hurtful. We see the one in the partnership who is leaning back as the one who is keeping his or her cool, when Read...
Contributed by Katie Vessel of The Good Men Project | 08.31.15
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A Love Letter To The Original Movie, The Transporter 

Action movies don't usually bother much with romance. The trailer for The Transporter: Refueled certainly doesn't. The hero is cool — sexy women, Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 08.31.15

Fat Shaming DOES Inspire Me

So yes, I’m fat now. But you know what else? I’m happy. Succesful. Fulfilled. On a career path that makes me feel whole. In a relationship that feels Read...
Contributed by Jes Baker | 08.28.15
election 2016

Presidential Candidates, Give Us Gun Control and REAL Mental Health Care ASAP

Contrary to what Donald Trump wants you to believe, mental illness doesn't give people easy access to the deadly weapons they use to commit mass Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 08.28.15
crochet goddess

5 Literal & Metaphorical Life Lessons I Learned While Crocheting My First Blanket

3. When you can’t see the end point, just keep going. About halfway into my blanket, I fell into this weird crocheting vortex where no matter how Read...
Contributed by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 08.28.15

'Female Viagra' Is Now FDA Approved: Here's What You Need To Know

Although many women feel it’s about time the historically male-dominated pharmaceutical industry woke up and smelled the sexual needs of women, not Read...
Contributed by Professor Kimberly Resnick Anderson of Your Tango | 08.28.15
My husband is SUPER nervous about this baby.

I'm Not Nervous About Having A Baby But My Husband Is Freaking OUT

I guess it’s normal to be nervous. All we hear about is the pain and agony surrounding childbirth. People enjoy warning you about sleepless nights, Read...
Contributed by Brooke Dowd Sacco of Your Tango | 08.28.15