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Stock photos seemed to get pregnancy and parenting all wrong. When a Facebook friend posted looking for a real life pregnant stock photo model, I offered.
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I Was A Real Life Pregnant Stock Photo Model​

Stock photos seemed to get pregnancy and parenting all wrong. When a Facebook friend posted looking for a real life pregnant stock photo model, I Read...
Melissa Petro    |   07.13.18   |   SHARE
It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.
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Queer Fat Girls Deserve To Be Heroines In YA Books, Too​

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   07.12.18   |   SHARE
As my son’s first birthday approaches, I can look back with wonder and gratitude for the lessons I’ve learned through mompreneurship.
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3 Lessons For Surviving The Transition To Mompreneurship

As my son’s first birthday approaches, I can look back with wonder and gratitude for the lessons I’ve learned through mompreneurship. Read...
Pia Schiavo-Campo of Chronicles Of A Mixed Fat Chick    |   07.9.18   |   SHARE
For the first time in my life, I was lost after leaving Evangelical Christianity. I watched the shores of everything safe and familiar wash away.
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On Leaving Evangelical Christianity 

For the first time in my life, I was lost after leaving Evangelical Christianity. I watched the shores of everything safe and familiar wash away. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   07.2.18   |   SHARE
After literally Googling ‘how to make friends as an adult,” I learned that the dating app Bumble had a mode for finding female friends called Bumble BFF.
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9 Unexpected Things That Happened When I Used Bumble BFF To Make Friends

After literally Googling ‘how to make friends as an adult,” I learned that the dating app Bumble had a mode for finding female friends called Bumble Read...
Shannon Ullman of Your Tango    |   06.29.18   |   SHARE
Half of the murders of American women are related to domestic violence.
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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
I knew there was still a culture of fear surrounding black people, but this was the first time I had experienced a person scared of black people.
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My Best Friend Is Scared Of Black People 

I knew there was still a culture of fear surrounding black people, but this was the first time I had experienced a person scared of black people. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   06.25.18   |   SHARE
Photo courtesy of Melissa Broder
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Melissa Broder: Author Of The Pisces And Your Favorite Twitter Account

You’ve probably already retweeted her and didn’t even know it. Melissa Broder started off as the anonymous @SoSadToday Twitter account. Read...
E. Givens    |   06.19.18   |   SHARE