Sometimes, I feel like I don’t measure up in the feminist or queer communities.

Am I A Bad Queer? Am I A Bad Feminist? 

I’ve been struggling to understand if I’m a “bad queer” or a “bad feminist” and sometimes, I think I am! Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   05.30.17   |   SHARE
Dalton Lamert and Alex Radelich have been spreading kindness across the U.S. since 2012. (Photo Credit: @ExploreKindness Facebook)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Exploring Kindness & The U.S.A. In An RV

Not only are Alex Radelich and Dalton Lemert taking to the road with their mission to change the world one act of kindness at a time, but they are Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.26.17   |   SHARE

Take The Cake: 35 Things I've Learned In 35 Years

One of my yearly rituals is making a list of things I’ve learned in the past year. So, I thought I would make public the list of things I’ve learned Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.25.17   |   SHARE
Rafael voted for Trump, and he still supports the man. It's a testament to my isolated bubble that I had no idea how to respond. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

A Trump Voter At My Kitchen Table

The topic of Trump came up, and Rafael was immediately and vocally enthusiastic. But when he asked me why I didn’t like Trump, the collective weight Read...
Jess Lahitou   |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
"Own your power and capability in one hand, and your vulnerability and unknowing in the other. Hold them out as a trembling offering of Whole Truth." (Image Credit: Unsplash/Shane Drummond)

Capability Robbed Me Of Vulnerability

Insisting on capability robs us of vulnerability. It robs us of the village we so desperately need. It creates resentment and mistrust. And most of Read...
Carrie Saum    |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
Just because you fail once doesn’t mean that you’re destined to fail for the rest of your years.

Why You Need A F*#k It List And Not A Bucket List

It’s likely that you’re already familiar with the bucket list, but have you ever considered creating a f*#k it list? Read...
Paige Ahearn of SHESAID    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
“Having just one friend to support you through the hardships of your life can really make a difference. I created Buddy Project to show that to the world.” — Gabby Frost, Buddy Project Founder & CEO

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Buddy Project Brings Hope & Healing To Teens Struggling With Mental Health

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
"Women could be denied insurance based on “previous situations,” including C-sections, postpartum depression, and even rape and domestic violence."

National Women's Health Week: Sort Of

In a poll just released by Pew, only “23 percent of women are satisfied with the way things are going in the country today.” So make a point to call Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE