If health is so clearly not as simple as we make it out to be, then why are we pretending like it is?
This article was originally published by Catherine Labiran. It has been lightly edited and republished here with the author’s permission. Lately, I have been preoccupied with exploring and dismantling my old definition of self-care and building a new one that is tailored to my own experience. This exploration was in part sparked by a dissatisfaction […]
Gender identity is a deeply personal issue that many people still have trouble understanding and respecting. Unlearning restrictive binary genders is a process, but one that is well worth the effort. This comic highlights the importance of looking past restrictive ideas of gender and embracing the idea that every identity is ‘real’ and deserves to […]
Right now, at least 11% of adults don’t have health insurance in the U.S — the 13th richest country in the world. A nation that doesn’t take care of its sick is one where every life clearly doesn’t matter. There is a growing movement of folks who want to transform our capitalist healthcare system into […]
This article was originally published on The Establishment and republished here with the author’s permission. I came out as fat to myself about five years ago. I also came out as bisexual to myself around the same time. Both were gradual and mutual processes. “I think that there is a coming out process around being fat that […]
This article was originally published on Threads of Solidarity and republished here with the author’s permission. The strong, Black woman. The Asian “model minority.” “¡No soy loco!” These tropes, expressions, and labels are often used to demonstrate (and even celebrate) the “resiliency” of people of color. But it’s a trap. These stereotypes may seem empowering, […]