Culture

Candles Or Candies? Celebrating Halloween As A Mom — And A Witch

I don’t want to deprive my child of these magical Halloween memories, I just also want to light candles and talk about our ancestors.

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5 Better Things to Say Instead of 'I'm Sorry' At Work

This article by Liv McConnell first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


Not to contribute toward society’s habit of picking apart feminine communication patterns, but I’ll say it: in my own life, at least, the tendency to over-apologize was something I had to put effort into unlearning. 

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The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke

Body Language And Small Talk: Tips For Attracting New Friends

Ali Wenzke's The Art of Happy Moving is a comprehensive, upbeat guide to help you survive the moving process from start to finish. Read...
Soniah Kamal's Unmarriageable

Cover Reveal: A First Look At The Paperback Cover of Soniah Kamal's Unmarriageable 

Ravishly is proud to present an exclusive look at the paperback cover of Soniah Kamal's Unmarriageable... Read...
If the Ice Had Held

A Q+A With Author Wendy J. Fox

I had the pleasure of chatting with Wendy J. Fox about her recent novel If the Ice Had Held. Read...
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This is Why You Should Tell Your Annoying Coworker They're Annoying

This article by Una Dabiero first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission. 


You spend hours with your colleagues at work — usually more time than you spend at home. And when you’re in such close quarters with people, you’re just bound to find a few of them annoying sooner or later. But when someone’s behavior is really bothering you (or even the people around you), is it really worth it to bring it up?

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There Is No Moral High Ground To Centrism

There is no middle ground when it comes to human rights. Read...
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Lesbians And Queer Women Do Not Exist For Your Entertainment

This article first appeared on Role Reboot and has been republished with permission. 


I was a band geek in high school. In exchange for the Saturdays we spent at various competitions all over the state, we would get an occasional “down” day to watch a movie or just hang out in the band room. These were lazy days filled with giggles and gossip, and on one day in particular, kisses with my friend Jessica.

Jessica was cute and kind and one year younger than me. “I don’t see anything wrong when girls kiss girls,” she said as we sat cross-legged on the tile floor: something that you’re never supposed to think let alone say out loud in a small conservative town. “Neither do I!” I agreed. And there it was – a smooch!

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