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Owning my identity changed everything. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Bảo-Quân Nguyễn)

My 'Radical Feminist' Coming Out Story

#YouKnowYoureAFeministWhen… It’s the punchline to a good joke. It’s the start of catchy Twitter hashtag. Right? A few years ago, I was debating with Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE
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What we cannot afford to do is spread more hate, especially among our own people.

I Won’t Resent The Latinx Folks Who Voted For Trump

In the weeks since Election Day, I’ve come to realize that while I’m entitled to my feelings, resenting the Latinx folks who voted for Trump is not a Read...
Christine Stoddard    |   01.16.17   |   SHARE
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 I’m in; I’m out. I’m done.

I Don't Love Target, And Other SAHM Anachronisms

I have a confession to make. Target, meh. I’m just not that into it. Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   01.13.17   |   SHARE
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Habits must end if they bring us no joy — no matter what social pressures or expectations are on us.

Why Are Friends Outraged When You Leave Facebook?

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Jude Lockhart of The Good Men Project    |   01.13.17   |   SHARE
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Our lives are important because we're living them.

On Defending My Right To Not Want What You Want

At some point, it became apparent that there was something else I should want: a baby. It seemed everyone around me expressed a desire for tiny Read...
Chanel Dubofsky    |   01.12.17   |   SHARE
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Nobody needs our white asses jumping in to whitesplain racism to People of Color. Just don’t.

A Guide For White People Who Don’t Think That Thing Is Racist

For many white people, our first reaction to hearing about racism is to immediately look for a reason to say “That’s not racist!” That said, in Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   01.9.17   |   SHARE
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Since my battle with breast cancer in the spring of 2013, my life changed forever.

Compassion Is Complicated After Cancer

Upset you lost your keys? Try losing your breast. Pissed off about missing that train? Try missing your son’s 8th grade graduation because of a Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   01.5.17   |   SHARE
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Melissa asked my mom for a banana and said, “All of the ones at my house have condoms on them.”

First Love and Condom-Covered Bananas

Standing in the kitchen of my South Beach condo, I hear in my head what my mom said during my recent visit to California. “Be more vulnerable,” she Read...
Carina Ost    |   01.4.17   |   SHARE