#metoo

 I will teach my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice.

#MeToo Parenting: Raising Girls To Always Speak Up & Never Minimize

Metoo parenting is teaching my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice. There are now real consequences for those who abuse Read...
Kathryn Hively    |   09.5.18   |   SHARE
Families
Babies can't consent. Period.

Should You Ask Your Baby For Consent To Change Their Diaper?

I’m not saying consent isn’t important. I’m just saying that a really big part of parenting is helping a small being who isn't yet capable of making Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.11.18   |   SHARE
Photo by Claudia Soraya on Unsplash

Inglorious Touch 

Pulling the plug on the numbing forces you to look at your past, dealing with the knives you’ve been carting around which are now being thrown. Read...
Carol Weis    |   05.8.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
Diana Whitney at a #MeToo March on International Women's Day (Photo Credit: Kristopher Radder/ The Reformer)

How I Exposed My Yoga Teacher's Abuses On Facebook

There is a long history of male yoga teachers using their spiritual power to dominate and abuse women. Yoga is slowly waking and this is my story! Read...
Diana Whitney    |   05.7.18   |   SHARE
Voices
After learning about things like intuition, nonverbal cues, gaslighting, etc., I still find myself pausing: Did these things even happen?

On Trusting Women And My Own Intuition

" As women, we are taught at an early age to ignore our intuition, and trust in the wisdom of others instead." Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   04.30.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Photo by Tess Nebula on Unsplash

The #MeToo Movement Is Not Making Waves Where I Live​

I doubt a day’s gone by when the #MeToo movement hasn’t been referenced in some way. I thought I’d finally have my day and say in court. Read...
Sharisse Tracey    |   04.24.18   |   SHARE
Trending
This moment or movement has freed up much-needed SPACE for us to fill with our personal experiences with men that range from violent rape to subtle coercion and harassment.

Can Straight Couples Survive #MeToo?

As women build and strengthen our communities, and find commonalities over male-related traumas, where does that leave us in our relationships with Read...
Myisha Battle    |   04.3.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Innocent women are the prey for Dracula — showing that no woman is safe, much like now. (image via Wikicommons)

Dracula Is Really Just Every Rapist And Abuser You Know

What's more emblematic of the horrors of patriarchy than Dracula films and literature? Read...
Joanna Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
Culture