I'm happy being fat.

I’m Perfectly Happy Being Fat. Stop Making It Your Issue.

I’m very aware of the fact that I’m fat — trust me. I’ve had this body for longer than you’ve been familiar with it. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11/16/2018 - 00:00   |   SHARE
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I Spent More Than $80,000 To Have My Kids, And I’d Do It Again

I always wanted to be a mother. I loved kids and they loved me. The only problem was, my defective reproductive system didn’t get that memo. Read...
Aleney de Winter of SHESAID    |   11/12/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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Including My Son Should Not Be Considered A Heroic Act

As the mother to a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, I constantly search for and even engineer environments where my son is welcome. Read...
Anne Penniston Grunsted of Role Reboot    |   11/09/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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I’m An Attractive, Successful Woman And Men Don’t Want To Date Me

I often wonder if the fact I have a successful career is why I have so much trouble finding Mr Right. Strong women intimidate boys, and excite men. Read...
Peta Serras of SHESAID    |   11/07/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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How Advice To ‘Take The High Road’ Silences Victims Of Abuse

Anyone who has been a victim of abuse will tell you that the burden of emotional labor is enormous, and that it’s amplified by the pressure to keep Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   11/05/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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Why Do We Still Think A Woman’s Pain Is ‘All In Her Head?'

Treating women like idiots has the additional consequence of making women less likely to report symptoms in general. It’s really exhausting Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11/02/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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What Your Menstrual Products Say About You

Your period is a time for many things: comfort eating, getting into arguments for reasons you can't reconstruct…but it’s also a time to express Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   10/31/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
A little piece of my ability to feel safe in the world was lost forever in those moments.

The Emotional Labor Of Staying Safe While Female

A little piece of my ability to feel safe in the world was lost forever in those moments. I knew he was telling the truth. Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   10/29/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE