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STRUNG OUT: A First Look At Ask Erin's Much Anticipated Memoir

Ravishly presents an exclusive look at the cover and excerpt from of Strung Out, our very own Erin Khar's inspiring and enlightening memoir. Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   07.11.19   |   SHARE
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Five Ways We Can Stand In Our Power 

This isn’t an essay about how “woke” I am — instead, it’s a journey of reclamation and standing in my power, which started with my getting sober. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   07.11.19   |   SHARE
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Jennifer Herbstritt (sister) and Jeremy Herbstritt on their aunt's front porch. (Courtesy of the Herbstritt family)

What The Mother Of A School Shooting Victim Taught Me About Parenthood

While planning to have a child of my own, I often asked myself: What would it feel like to parent a child who later died unexpectedly in a school Read...
Loren Kleinman    |   06.11.19   |   SHARE
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Lessons On Losing My Family And Finding My Home

I did it. I finally did it. And it only took my whole family dying to get me here. Read...
Kelly McClure    |   06.6.19   |   SHARE
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On Being Human: An Interview with Jennifer Pastiloff

Jennifer Pastiloff wants to help people. And by people, I mean pretty much everyone on the planet. Read...
Jane Ratcliffe    |   06.4.19   |   SHARE
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End Irresponsible Ejaculation: On Protecting The Sanctity Of Life

Anti-choice folks love to say that these laws aren’t about controlling and punishing a large portion of the population, they are about the sanctity Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   05.28.19   |   SHARE
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Abortion Barriers In A Pro-Choice State Almost Killed Me

If my pro-choice state did not uphold barriers to abortion, I would not have lost use of my reproductive organs. Read...
Morgan Steele Dykeman    |   05.21.19   |   SHARE
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My great-grandmother died from an infection after a botched abortion.

Banning Abortion Isn’t Pro-Life: Anti-Choice Legislation Killed My Great-Grandmother

My great-grandmother died from an infection after a botched abortion. Read...
Carli Pierson    |   05.17.19   |   SHARE