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On Being A Spinster In 2019

I have a daughter I adore, a career I am insanely proud of, and a friend group I cherish. Maybe that’s enough.. Maybe this is how a spinster is made. Read...
Leah Campbell    |   03.5.19   |   SHARE
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We think that child brides only exist in other, far away places where forced marriages are more common.

Uncovering The Secret Shame Of American Child Brides

We think that child brides only exist in other, far away places where forced marriages are more common. Read...
Misha V.    |   02.26.19   |   SHARE
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I’m turning 40 in April. I am mostly at peace with the looming milestone birthday, but every once in a while, the gravity of it all hits me.

How Music Is Helping Me Cope With Turning 40

I’m turning 40 in April. I am mostly at peace with the looming milestone birthday, but every once in a while, the gravity of it all hits me. Read...
Kim Nelson of Role Reboot    |   02.25.19   |   SHARE
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How do I use my own privilege? Do I eliminate obstacles for others or do I take the easier route of deferring to the status quo?

How Do You Use Your Privilege?

How do I use my own privilege? Do I eliminate obstacles for others or do I take the easier route of deferring to the status quo? Read...
Anne Penniston Grunsted of Role Reboot    |   02.6.19   |   SHARE
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Esmé Weijun Wang Strips Away The Caricature of Schizophrenia

Freeing a human experience from of the muck of its stereotypes is especially important with something like the schizophrenias. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   02.5.19   |   SHARE
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When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. (photo by Ginny Cummings Photography)

Why I Wanted My Cane In My Engagement Photos 

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   01.29.19   |   SHARE
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You can learn to live with the pain, you can move on as I have after over a decade of self-reflection and hard work, but you never, ever get over it.

Why I’ll Never, Ever Get Over My Girlfriend’s Murder

You can learn to live with the pain, you can move on as I have after over a decade of self-reflection and hard work, but you never, ever get over it. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   01.23.19   |   SHARE
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I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question.

Gratitude: A New Holiday From An Old Tradition

I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question. Read...
Fahrin Kermally of The Refresh    |   12.19.18   |   SHARE