women

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Why Are You So Sensitive?

The echo. It’s there. It’s what women are told. We’re too sensitive, too emotional; we’re overreacting. Why can’t we be rational, reasonable? Read...
Naomi Rand    |   11.13.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
Half of the murders of American women are related to domestic violence.

How The Legal System Is Complicit In The Murder Of Domestic Violence Victims​

Victim blaming in cases of domestic violence is still rampant. The legal system is complicit in the murder of domestic violence victims. Read...
Misha V.    |   06.26.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden off my shoulders. I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore.

Letting My Hair Go Natural Lifted A Huge Burden Off My Shoulders

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden! I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore, which has made me feel less annoyed by it. Read...
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   05.30.18   |   SHARE
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The Audacity Of Female Violence ​

Victims of domestic violence have the right to defend themselves. Survivors shouldn't be victimized twice — that's the audacity of female violence! Read...
Misha V.    |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
Culture
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5 Things I Wish I’d Known In My Twenties

I’ll be 33 this year, and I’m proud to say I know myself much better as a thirty-something than I did as twenty-something. Read...
Annette Richmond    |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
We should start framing low sexual desire as a feminist issue. We need to talk about how low sexual desire in women is affected by the patriarchy — for real.

The Real Reason Behind Low Sexual Desire In Women

We should start framing low sexual desire as a feminist issue and address it as such. We need to talk about how low sexual desire in women is Read...
Myisha Battle    |   03.13.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
It’s not that I am “bad” or “good,” it’s that I am. I just am.

I’m Done Being A "Good Girl"

Look in the corners, in the out-of-the-way spaces, in the barely muttered requests, that’s where you find the good girl. And I'm done being a good Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.21.18   |   SHARE
Minds