I was a Boy Scout—and the nationalistic and chauvinistic undertones did me no good
Letting girls join will only better the organization.
March for Our Lives gives me hope for the midterm elections
The young people are ready to 'vote them out.'
I grew up 5 miles away from the Austin bomber—and his views reflect the Central Texas I know
Austin may be known as a liberal mecca, but it's still situated in the heart of Texas conservatism.
The chronically ill are turning to social media for much-needed relief
A chronic headache sufferer explains why there is solace in staring at a screen.
I am not your kama sutra sexpot: The dating frustrations of an Indian woman
It's hard to reclaim your sexuality when you've been fetishized your whole life.
Where can a Black polyamorous woman feel safe to look for love?
Whether stereotyped or fetishized, Black poly women are often seen as objects.
Living with the constant threat of death as a Black American
As Erica Garner showed, choosing a path of activism does not make for a longer life in a Black body.
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.