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#CleaningGoals don't always translate so well into reality. (Image Credit: Gemma Hartley)

My Cleaning List Is A Thing Of Beauty, But My House Is A Hot Mess

If you were to walk into my house on any given day, you wouldn’t know that I am an efficient and organized person. I would, of course, disagree. In Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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A dinner at Red Lobster meant the world to a vulnerable young woman and her family. (Image Credit: Anthony22 via Wikimedia Commons)

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Impact Of Acceptance At A Powerful Dinner Out

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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Without thinking about the context of our words, we are silencing others who may, in fact, be harmed by what we write. (Image: Unsplash/ Greyson Joralemon)

What Does Your Story Add To The Conversation?

What happens when we publish something that hurts another group of people? Read...
Naseem Jamnia    |   03.16.17   |   SHARE
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I need these nights now more than ever.

On Feminist Nights, Self-Care, And The Importance of Female Friendship

I need a reminder that this political nightmare can change, and that I’m not alone in my sense of helplessness, hopelessness. I need a reminder that Read...
Molly Thomson    |   03.15.17   |   SHARE
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When we conclude that “toxic masculinity” and “masculinity” are synonyms, we remove the ability for men to have a clear identity.

Creating A Non-Toxic Masculinity

We continue to see the damaging effects of toxic masculinity. What does non-toxic masculinity look like? Read...
Paul Hartzer of The Good Men Project    |   03.8.17   |   SHARE
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Love for a child never goes away.

'The First Thing Was I Felt Remembered:' LOVE Bracelets For Grieving Parents

The original meaning of the LOVE bracelet, for me, was that my love for my son would never go away. It just was in a different form now. The physical Read...
Erica Landis    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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Jaxon wants to offer his advice to anyone struggling with their identity.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Jaxon Shares His Transitioning Experience

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.3.17   |   SHARE
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Feel the gratitude - it's where truth lives. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Emma Frances Logan Barker)

Giving Thanks Amidst Hardship: It Sucks, But Just Try Anyway

*/ /*-->*/ It’s an incredible quality to be able to opt for a happy disposition when you’re being pummeled by life’s at-times ineffable chaos. I Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   03.1.17   |   SHARE