“Your laugh carries liberation in it.” This Latina’s message to her fellow woke brown girls is such a refreshing affirmation.
“I deserve connection.” It can be tough to feel safe having sex after surviving sexual assault. These are good reminders for both you and your partner(s).
“I’m sick of other people talking about my body.” There’s way too much silence around these struggles for Asian American women – but this author’s demanding better.
Were you or are you a sexually active teenager? This author wrote some loving affirmation and advice to her younger self, and it’s a refreshing rejection of society’s sex-shaming.
If you didn’t know her before, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of Warsan Shire now – her words were featured on Beyoncé’s “Lemonade.” If you’ve ever been called “difficult to love,” this powerful poem is for you.
If you’re grieving or know somebody who is, you may have come across the words “everything happens for a reason.” But here’s what this phrase gets wrong – and what to offer instead.
Gaslighting makes you doubt your own memory and perceptions – which can feel impossible to recover from. This author found some surprising ways to heal, and she hopes these tips can help you, too.
Do you believe that you can’t love someone else until you love yourself? This idea has good intentions – but are we missing something when we say it? Here’s Celia Edell with some smart insights on this saying.
You might be used to encountering sexism on a daily basis without really noticing – but if these sound familiar for your relationship, you deserve to have something done about it.
Do you fit the internal stereotypes of what a feminist supposedly “looks” like? We don’t all need to be the same kind of feminist, and this ode to the “uncool kids” of feminism is for you.