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What My Son's Stay In A Psychiatric Hospital Taught Me About Resilience

When I left the hospital the night that he was admitted, I sat in the parking lot gasping with big ugly sobs and looking for someone to blame — Read...
Anonymous    |   10.6.15   |   SHARE
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How Attacking Planned Parenthood Shames Women Into Silence

So why are we still talking about this? Because the fight against Planned Parenthood is really about something much greater. It is, as it always has Read...
Christina Connerton    |   09.29.15   |   SHARE
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5 Tips For Dating If You Have Mental Illness

A part of me gets it. If you’ve never had any mental illness, who wants to date a crazy person? Many people think of mental illness in extremes and Read...
Katie Simpson    |   09.21.15   |   SHARE
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"Sometimes it is necessary to have days of doing nothing but staying in bed and taking care of you."

Productivity And Depression: A Guide

Even though I've suffered from clinical depression ever since I was 15 years old, my depressive episodes have a lot more at stake as I’ve gotten Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.14.15   |   SHARE
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"You are in that space . . . and you deserve to be."

5 Ways To Bring Feminism To Your Education

The list on the board filled up with words like “ambitious,” “curious,” “intelligent,” and “dedicated.” And as my professor was wrapping up the Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   09.8.15   |   SHARE
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Todays topic is: abortion.

Am I A Feminist If I Don't Believe In Abortion?

You see abortion, whether you believe in it or not, is a thing. Abortion, whether it’s legal or not, is a thing. Abortion, whether it’s safe or not, Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   08.21.15   |   SHARE
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I’m Transgender And I Need Body Positivity Too

This is fancy talk for “holy shit, I cannot make peace with my body today or ever, because this body is telling the world I’m a woman when I’m Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   07.17.15   |   SHARE
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I Don't Love This Parenting Thing

I don't love this. I don't love any part of it. I don't love the fact that a life is in my hands every moment of every day. Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   07.8.15   |   SHARE