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Not Your Grandmother’s Religion: Why My Parochial Education Was A Big Fail

I spent nine years attending Catholic School. I’m pretty sure I would have been there for twelve if the grades offered went beyond the Junior High Read...
Judith Liebaert    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
Bitter. Bossy. Nasty. Bitch: Compliments to strong women everywhere.

From Bossy To Bitter: How The Narratives We Tell Girls Change As They Age

If bossy is for little girls beginning to experience their power, bitter is for women who have realized theirs. Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   02.22.17   |   SHARE
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My Catholic Father Uses Our Spiritual Differences To "Keep Me In Line"

The through line of my life has been the tension caused by my father believing that I should “fall in line” and defer to his patriarchal authority. Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   02.22.17   |   SHARE
I faced that fear with a hair cut. It showed me my unique beauty, unbound by societal expectations.

Why Cutting Your Hair Short Equals Better Sex

If a man isn’t attracted to me because of my hair, it tells me two things: Number one, he has a one-dimensional perception of femininity. Number two Read...
Emily Hill    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
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Why Do We Hate It When A Woman Changes?

There’s a saying that if it’s not broke, don’t fix it. But what happens when something or someone does change — especially if that person’s a woman? Read...
Katie Ingram    |   02.2.17   |   SHARE
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"At all stages of health and life, women are entitled to have their pain properly treated. Too often we minimize reality for someone else’s comfort"

My Mom's Doctor Said She Was "Just Stressed Out." She Had Cancer.

My mom was in her late forties when she began to develop headaches and stomachaches so severe she sometimes couldn’t get out of bed. Read...
Jenny Splitter    |   12.21.16   |   SHARE
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Opinions are not valueless, empty objects, totally abstract and disconnected from meaningful implications. They have consequences.

Your Opinion Isn't Just Incorrect; It's Wrong

Your opinion is not only incorrect, it’s probably also capital-W “Wrong” as in, Right vs. Wrong. We have a cultural problem with opinions. It’s not Read...
Chris O'Brien    |   11.21.16   |   SHARE
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We Don’t Care About Birth Control Side Effects Until They Happen To Men

These side effects are not new to hormonal birth control; rather, hormonal birth control is new to men. Women and other folks with vaginas have been Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   10.30.16   |   SHARE
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