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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.
I chose to have a late-term abortion because I love both my daughters
An abortion after 20 weeks is a heart-wrenching decision—it's never about 'ripping the baby out of the womb.'
The ‘mommy blogger’ stigma: Why accomplished women can’t shake the title
Glennon Doyle Melton is a best-selling author and sought-after speaker—so why do people still professionally refer to her as a parent first?
I tried Hater, the Cards Against Humanity of dating apps
By sharing hatred for the same things, can you go deeper with your matches?
The fear that lurks behind those ‘new body’ resolutions
There other things you can do to take control.
Life in Trump’s America: A mixed-race educator in the rural South speaks
One woman shares how her community has been affected by Trump's win.
How to talk to your children about a Trump presidency
You told your daughter she could be president, you told your son love wins—now what?
I’m sharing my sexual assault story to fight back against Trump
'What’s being unleashed now needs to be recognized as its own phenomenon—an entire generation of women who are not willing to be silent any longer.'
Is creating ‘mommy blog’ content the new child labor?
1 in 7 moms in America are bloggers—but how does that affect their kids?
The delicate balance of disclosing mental illness on social media
It can be easier to open up about mental illness struggles online than IRL—if the fear of alienation doesn't win out.
Why has the media mostly ignored the intimate partner violence against Lindsay Lohan?
By shrugging off the assault by her then-fiancé, we are saying Lohan deserved it—and she did not.
How the internet is taking the shame out of sex ed
More than ever, people have access to different ideas about sex.
In which I blame emo for all my failed relationships
What liking sad music says about us.