Ever wondered “Where did this all come from?” when people of color talk about white privilege? This author’s friend asked – and her answer puts it all in perspective.
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What’s the relationship between poverty and mental health? If you’ve never been poor, you may be surprised to learn how poverty affects every aspect of life – and how that can have a damaging impact on mental health.
Before you send your next donation or volunteer abroad, here’s what you need to know about the problems with charity work, and what effective work for change really looks like.
Diet season is here, and weight loss talk is everywhere. Here’s how it’s hurting people developing healthy relationships with food and their bodies – and how you can help instead.
Skeptical about “glorifying obesity” with body positivity? Here’s why concern trolling fat people doesn’t make you a hero for anyone’s health.
Can you relate to her struggle to feel beautiful? Read this and you’ll be appalled at the terrible ways beauty companies put down women of color – and you’ll understand why this matters.
Whether they’re celebrities or people we know, we tend to believe “good” people are nothing like the “monsters” who rape and abuse. But here’s why we need to drop this idea – for survivors, for community, and for yourself.
Were you taught any of these damaging lessons about food, “health,” or weight? Here’s why we really need to stop passing them on to our children.
Do you think the elections are fair? This info on racism, classism, ableism and more through voter suppression proves that you’re being lied to.
“You have the right to be recognized in your communities.” If you’re a queer, working class woman, you’re living at the intersections of many forms of oppression. Here’s a a powerful reclamation of the rights you deserve.
“What if they’re BOTH drunk?” Got questions about drinking, sex, and consent? Here are your answers.
Know anyone so fed up with the lack of ethics in non-monogamy that they’ve given it up? This author’s tempted to be one of them. Let’s unpack the assumptions that can make this community an unethical place to be.
There’s a good chance that even your friends who are foodies or vegans haven’t thought all of this through. Find out why it’s more than “just food.”
Wondering who runs Everyday Feminism? Then it’s best not to listen to the rumors. Here’s the truth behind some of the most bizarre rumors we’ve heard!
How do you feel when you’re harassed on the street? Anger, self-blame, vulnerability, and more can come up not only during an incident of harassment, but after it’s over. Here are some tools to help make navigating the world a little less draining.
Wondering what’s going on with the Dakota Access Pipeline – and how you can help? If you haven’t been paying attention to this uprising, these are good reasons to start now.
Where’s the focus on thin women in body positivity movements? You can’t deny that these are good reasons why it’s missing.
It’s not just harmless “locker room talk” – naming the abusive tactics behind Trump’s words is chilling, but so important for facing the reality of abuse.