Feminism

At a certain point in my adulthood, I stopped trying to force friendships that just didn’t work.

How To Break Up With Your Best Friend 

How do you break up with a best friend? Read...
Melissa Petro    |   08.15.17   |   SHARE
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And here’s the real beauty of it: when you don’t owe anyone an interaction …  You’re free to give from the heart.

You Don't Owe Anyone An Interaction

So the next time you feel pressured to respond, try taking pause and reminding yourself that you don’t owe anyone an interaction. Revel in the Read...
Caroline Garnet McGraw    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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In a few weeks, I'll be sending my second kid off to school full-time. It's a moment I know I should feel sad about, and believe me, sometimes I do, but mostly I feel guilty because I don't.

I Feel Guilty About Sending My Kids To School

Back when I had my first child, back when he was still a baby, I imagined us moving to the mountains. I was thinking about having three more kids, Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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Again and again I refuse to prioritize, refuse to let anything slide, at the expense of my physical and mental health.

Why Is It So Hard To Go Easy On Myself?

Again and again I refuse to prioritize, refuse to let anything slide, at the expense of my physical and mental health. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.10.17   |   SHARE
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 I became aware that my body creates static in establishments dedicated to amazing food. As a fat person, I’m not supposed to be there.

Take The Cake: Fatness & Food Politics

I became aware that my body creates static in establishments dedicated to amazing food. As a fat person, I’m not supposed to be there. The fat body Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.10.17   |   SHARE
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Are We Still Ashamed Of Our Periods?

There are still parts of the world where women/vagina owners aren’t allowed inside their own home or community when they’re menstruating. They’re Read...
Gigi Engle    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
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They were strong in the face of discrimination and because of that, positive change happened. Because of Joe and Kristie, the Boy Scouts of America stepped up and realized it’s 2017.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Honoring America's First Transgender Boy Scout

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a monthly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   08.4.17   |   SHARE
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