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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.)
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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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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.
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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
How ironic, then, that my second grader effectively predicted the election before the pundits and election nerds at The New York Times.
FamiliesCulture

Raising A Daughter In The Era Of Trump

Despite eight years of progress, the racist, sexist America that I grew up in wasn’t actually gone, it was just waiting in the wings. Read...
Lee Chilcote of Role Reboot    |   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
The crack of the whip on flesh is a sound I won’t easily forget. (image courtesy of the author)
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I Attended A Whipping Ceremony In Ethiopia

I walked with my husband and our guide into the whipping ceremony. I knew what I was about to see, but I was woefully unprepared for how I would feel. Read...
Brittany L. Stalsburg    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE