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Do they not realize that there’s a person on the receiving end of those words?
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What It Feels Like Getting Bullied On Social Media 

Last month, I received the cruelest, most demeaning form of hate to date, on Twitter. Read...
Melissa Blake    |   05.11.17   |   SHARE
Confidence can be faked, but healing takes time, energy, and work. But it's worth it. (Image Credit: Instagram/virgietovar)
CultureBodies

Take The Cake: The Confidence-Industrial Complex

Like many women and girls, I was taught that confidence is a commodity that we can use to attain romantic and sexual attention from men. We spend a Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.11.17   |   SHARE
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How Binge-Watching The Golden Girls Brought Me Closer To My Mom

Thanks to The Golden Girls, I was able to see those mother/daughter dynamics play out between two adults. Read...
Melissa Blake    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
Sometimes it’s refreshing and vital to remember that our bodies have other roles. (Photo courtesy of the author.)
CultureBodies

Getting In Touch With My Body Through Mermaid Lessons

When we heard that mermaid classes were coming to our local pool, we knew we had to try it out. Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   05.9.17   |   SHARE
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CultureBodies

These Babes Slay At The 2nd Annual Torrid Pool Party

Flocks of beautiful plus and curve influencers from all walks of life and all over the country descended upon the gorgeous abode for swimming, Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.8.17   |   SHARE
Don’t immediately dismiss my view because of the fact I’m a woman, and don’t ever tell me to shut up about politics and focus on makeup.
VoicesCulture

Stop Telling Me Not To Have Opinions Because I'm A Woman

If one more person tells me to stick to writing about fashion, I’ll flip. - See more at: Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   05.8.17   |   SHARE
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Ethically Sourced Gifts Mom Will Love

We’ve made it incredibly easy for you to make ethical, informed purchases with this wonderful Mother’s Day gift guide. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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Black Excellence Evolving: 9 Black Millennials Who Are Ready For Higher Education

These proud black millennials have discovered how to celebrate their excellence by infusing pride and culture into their academic achievements. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE