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Netflix's New Show "Insatiable" Needs To Be Cancelled

Netflix's new show Insatiable is harmful! It continues the narrative around fat people being powerless and prey to the popular kids. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.19.18   |   SHARE
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How Books And Media Helped Me Through A Depressive Episode

In a moment when I couldn’t write myself, it was the writing of others that brought me back from the brink of my depressive episode. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   03.26.18   |   SHARE
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The Disney Channel Is Slowly Creating A Home For Imperfect Moms Of Color

Watching these shows as a black mother made me question where similar options were for mothers of color. Surprisingly, I found them on the Disney Read...
Shannon Miller    |   08.3.17   |   SHARE
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#Covfefe might have been an act of seeming idiocy done on purpose.

Covfefe: A Nonsense Word That Reveals How Trump Plays The Media (And The People)

The point of the "covfefe" explosion is that if the media doesn’t stop flying off the wall every time Trump does or says something ludicrous, then we Read...
Jess Lahitou   |   05.31.17   |   SHARE
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Illustration by Walter Crane (1847)

Beauty & The Beast Actually Isn't About Inner Beauty At All

When my husband suggested we see the 2017 remake of Beauty and The Beast, I told him we couldn't watch it because I'd be looking at it through Read...
Carly Findlay    |   04.3.17   |   SHARE
Besides a cough, Clinton seems to be doing just fine. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

Hillary Clinton Health Crisis: Not Much To See, Folks

Both Clinton and Trump should be more forthcoming about their physical health, but the controversy surrounding Clinton's fitness for office looks Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   09.7.16   |   SHARE
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The story wasn’t just promoting some harmless diet... it was exalting extreme disordered-eating behaviors — with just enough of a mask put on it to confuse vulnerable readers. Image: Thinkstock.

Disordered Eating Isn't Self-Care — And We Need To Stop Treating It As Such

Most days, I find good reasons to be optimistic about the way diverse figures are celebrated in the media. Or at least reason to feel like it’s Read...
Emily Glover    |   08.1.16   |   SHARE
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Don't be Krabby. Image: Ian Anderson

Your Disinterest In Things Doesn't Make You Cool Or Mature

Those who would find themselves genuinely excited about simple, fun things are often written off as losers with nothing better to do, while the jaded Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.22.16   |   SHARE
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