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Losing One Community Meant Gaining New Life & New Perspective

After my husband and I were first married, we hit a rocky patch. A rocky patch that looked more like the Rocky Mountains, and we nearly busted up our Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

I wasn’t always a witch. Or a feminist. I lived a sheltered life as a child. We Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
Virgie Tovar = Babe

#RavsWriters: Virgie Tovar — Our Favorite Babe Writer Takes The Cake 

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the Read...
Joni Edelman    |   01.4.17   |   SHARE
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Kristi Pahr and her family

#RavsWriters: Kristi Pahr — Mother, Writer, Goat Herder

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the Read...
joni edelman   |   12.21.16   |   SHARE
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"There is always someone who loves you. There is always someone who cares."

Mondays With Matt: Why Faith In Humanity Still Matters

"There is always someone who loves you. There is always someone who cares." Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   08.29.16   |   SHARE
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I immediately took to FB, calling out to my tribe, “Who wants to see my ass?” Image: Joni Edelman.

The Power Of MomSnap: AKA Why I Send My Friends Snapchat N00ds

We are still sharing our days in all the ways we usually share days — talking about kids, bills, dinner, stress. And now we are sharing the times we Read...
joni edelman   |   05.9.16   |   SHARE
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I forget, did I ask for anyone’s permission or opinion about whether or not I belong?

On Coming Out As Asexual

I don’t identify with the heterosexual norms that have been shoved down my throat and the pathologizing rhetoric that, for most of my life, shrieked Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   02.29.16   |   SHARE
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From GED to Ph.D: How I Made It 

My biggest dream was to graduate high school. To this day, my GED is the diploma I am the most proud of. Read...
Elizabeth Garrison    |   05.5.15   |   SHARE
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