Families
"We are counting it as a win. We left early, but it was still a huge win." Image: Thinkstock

I Took My 1 Year Old To A Punk Music Festival. Here's What I Learned

There’s just no getting around it, and other than one half-hour spell where he sat with a good friend of ours while both of his moms took a swim, one Read...
Katherine DM Clover    |   08/24/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Voices
"When I told my husband that his relative comfort on a city street is evidence of his male privilege, the look on his face implied that this was news to him." Image: Thinkstock

Explaining To A Man What It's Like To Be A Woman And Afraid

My now-husband was stunned the first time I told him what I do while walking alone. I mentioned behavior typical of so many city-dwelling women: Read...
Christine Stoddard    |   08/24/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Voices
Recognizing your biases really just means recognizing that white supremacy has an impact on you — just like it does on all of the rest of us. Image: Thinkstock.

3 Types Of Racists That Are More Dangerous Than What You Think  A Racist Looks Like 

Other than proud white supremacists like Great Uncle Jack, who really wants to be called racist? But many people are racist without even realizing Read...
Shae Collins of Everyday Feminism    |   08/24/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Families
Image Credit: CC Poodar Chu via Unsplash

Homeschooling Didn't Work For Our Family, And That's OK

The year we homeschooled our fourth-grade son, it seemed like the best idea. We no longer could afford the private school he had been attending, and Read...
Maggie Ethridge    |   08/24/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Families
"In a culture where men are taught to be aggressive, dominant, and condescending, my father was nurturing, quiet, and never once treated his daughters and son differently." Image: Thinkstock

How My Father Helped Me Become The Feminist I Am Today

It would be easy to point to my mother as the originator of my lifelong feminism. She kept her last name when my parents married in the ‘80s, refused Read...
Claire Warner    |   08/23/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
7. When in doubt, consistency is key. Image: Thinkstock

11 Blowjob Tips For The N00b

Blowjobs are good, wholesome, and very sexy fun. While they are enjoyable, I think we all know they don’t call it “job” without reason. It is a J-O-B. Read...
Gigi Engle    |   08/23/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Trending
Some French towns have banned the burkini bathing suit. Image: Shutterstock.

Banning The Burkini Reinforces A Single Story About Muslim Women: 'They Need Saving.'

The recent series of burkini bans in resorts across France was met with sensationalist global headlines about protecting national security and women’ Read...
Pina Sadar of The Conversation    |   08/23/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Families
Image Credit: Jeff Scheldon via Unsplash

Why We Chose Homeschooling Over Two Great Charter Programs

If I were a SAHM with just my daughter, I wouldn’t question homeschooling being in my capacity. But I’m not. I’m a WAHM with three little ones. Only Read...
Gretchen Bossio    |   08/23/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE
Minds
"Being unable to work for a day because of depression can threaten my financial stability, as I have no nest egg to fall back on." Image: Thinkstock

How Do You Navigate Mental Illness When You're Working-Class?

Taking care of your mental health is expensive. What happens when you don’t have the means to seek the help you need? Read...
Sian Ferguson    |   08/22/2016 - 00:00   |   SHARE