The Aziz Ansari story proves we need to give women a safe space to define their experiences
Unlike Babe did with Grace, let's give women the room to reflect on being violated.
I’m a lesbian and a transgender woman—and those two aren’t mutually exclusive
If trans women are women, then gay trans women are lesbians. Period.
Facebook wants to connect me with my rapist
Social media is re-traumatizing survivors—but is there anything they can do about it?
Can you be body positive if you hate your own body?
How to move past believing all bodies are equal—except yours.
How the internet has surprisingly calmed my fears as a new Black mother
Finding community just takes filtering out the whitewash.
Falling in love with a woman forced me to face my body image issues
Forget the male gaze—comparing ourselves to other women can be just as detrimental.
How weightlifting has been pivotal in my eating disorder recovery
I used to eat only 500 calories a day—and now I want to be strong, powerful, and healthy.
If your church didn’t speak up about Charlottesville, now is the time to leave
Don't stand in silence against hate.
‘Nevada,’ my transition, and me
How a scrappy, coming-of-age novel is helping transgender women feel less alone.
I was banned from Tinder for posing as a murderous giantess
Why can't a woman write a bio to scare off predators?
When I was raped, Christian healthcare failed me
This is what happens when moral judgment dictates what’s worthy of coverage.
The dangerous, delusional way that men feel ownership over lesbian relationships
A new study says that lesbians exist for male desire—and that promotes flawed, frightening thinking.
Yes, I am ‘black enough’ to be Miss Black University of Texas
The newly crowned winner on taking a stand against the hate.
The nuance in choice: Why I aborted 2 very wanted pregnancies
Abortion is not the carefree, black-and-white decision pro-lifers make it out to be. It's often painful and considered—and it was mine to make.
Why I protest with a fussy toddler
Your kid might not have clue what's happening—but it doesn’t mean your family isn't getting something out of marching.