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You aren’t wonderful despite these things that make up who you are. You’re wonderful BECAUSE of them. Image: Thinkstock.

I Don't Want To Be Your Exception

Whether it’s your ethnicity, your religion, your sexuality, you do not deserve to be loved in spite of who you are — you deserve to be loved for who Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   06.29.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Spend most of your money on travel. Image: Andrew Phillips/Unsplash.

20 Non-BS Life Lessons I Learned By Age 30

Now that I’ve turned 30 (and wear caftans) I’m done reading vapid click-bait offering prosaic advice. This is not one of those articles. Read...
Emily Hill    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE
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The changes in our bodies tell our life stories, for better or worse. Image: Thinkstock.

Our Bodies Are Meant To Change

I am a perimenopausal woman in her 40s who still feels like a 23-year-old at heart. I cannot stop the progression of time and its effects on my Read...
Victoria Fedden of Babble    |   06.24.16   |   SHARE
BodiesFamilies
I somehow manage to forget from one summer to the next just how frustrating it can be to merely exist in public spaces when it’s warm outside. Image: Yegide Matthews/ Unsplash.

Summer Shouldn't Be Open Season On Women's Bodies

I decided to spend a few hours running errands in the summer sunshine while audaciously wearing a loose-fitting baby doll dress, comfy flats, and a Read...
Emily McCombs    |   06.23.16   |   SHARE
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Seriously, stop saying these sorts of things to people who can get pregnant, even if you are one yourself. Image: Thinkstock.

10 Actual Things I've Heard Because I'm Almost 30 And Don't Have Kids

There are so many reasons someone might not have kids. Whether they decided to never have kids, are having difficulties getting pregnant, or just don Read...
Elizabeth Xu    |   06.9.16   |   SHARE
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The clothing does not define the activity at this age; it’s not a uniform. Image: Thinkstock.

Just Because It Sparkles Doesn't Mean It's Anti-Feminist

Many people (rightfully) believe that women own their bodies, and that, therefore, they should be in control of their own bodies. So why do those Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   06.8.16   |   SHARE
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Five Badass Women You Didn't Learn About In History Class

There is such a dearth of female historical figures that the natural inclination is to assume everything important was said or done by men; barring Read...
Claire Warner    |   06.7.16   |   SHARE
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Even when I make a conscious effort not to apologize for my mere presence as a woman, it's incredibly difficult to avoid. Image: Scott Webb/Pexels.

Joining A Gym Made Me Realize I'm Failing At Feminism

For the first time in my life, I realized how much time I’ve spent tip-toeing around what I have inherently felt was a “man's world”: from the gym to Read...
Chaunie Brusie    |   06.6.16   |   SHARE
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