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The Life I Lived Before You (Chapter 2)
Chapter 2 Family Meet-up A couple days after she had taken the pregnancy test her dad ended up finding it behind the toilet when he washed himself off. He put it in the way back in his sock drawer as ...
Rachel Coyle11 hours ago
Dealing with PCOS
PCOS... Why do I feel like this is one of the least talked about abnormalities in women's health? I would like to share my story and obstacles I have encountered, but have also come to accept (for the...
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Rachel Childs12 hours ago
It's a Monthly Thing... Sorry, Not Sorry!
It's a natural monthly occurring phenomenon that happens to most women, if not all women, at some point in their lives. It's the thing that we hate the most because of the riving agony, the cramps, th...
10 Companies That Donate to Planned Parenthood
Ladies and gents, women's right are under attack. People are scared, and nowhere is this clearer than when you take a look at the way that officials are trying to reduce the funding that Planned Paren...
Sabree Turner2 days ago
It Must Be Nice
It must be nice... It must be nice to be able to stay awake as long as you want playing video games while your significant other is listening for the baby hoping to get a little rest, after being up u...
Struggles of a Chronic Dieter: Shopping Edition
I hate shopping for clothes. I do not know any woman who does. We may put on a brave face for our friends—lie through our teeth when we say how much we love shopping—but as soon as we are by ourselves...
Sarah Jones7 days ago
Getting Naked in Front of People Will Make You Love Your Body
Now, reading this you might write me off as some art hippy who’s an exhibitionist and loves being naked, but hear me out. Nudity is a complicated subject. Unfortunately, in contemporary culture it’s o...
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An Interview with Leanna Haakons: Financial Wizard, Fun, and Free
Leanna Haakons is a trailblazer in the financial world – and she wants you to achieve your own personal "Financial Nirvana." From her best-selling book Young, Fun and Financially Free to her running h...
Natalie Toland25 days ago
The Only Female Comic in the Room
To the men that I share the stage with, know that I don't hate all of you. Some of you are very, very funny and I admire your work. I would even go as far as to say that I would be honored to collabor...
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An Interview With Emily Lyons: Leader of the Femmepire
Emily Lyons is a top-notch lady entrepreneur filled with ambition and drive – and she's just getting started. She's rebellious, independent, and an MVP game-changer in her industry. In this exclusive ...
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An Interview With Sara Fitzpatrick: Founder and President of ARTHOUSE
Sara Fitzpatrick, founder of the prolific ARTHOUSE, is making waves for lady entrepreneurs everywhere. You might recognize some of the shows her company has marketed—Come From Away, anyone? It hasn't ...
10 Best Amazon Deals for Women’s Intimate Health
Amazon is a great place to get all of your "girl goods" fast, easily, and at your own convenience. Women’s health products are no exception – that's why we've created our favorite list of feminine int...
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Body Talk
Your body, your choice? A place to debate and discuss the complexities and controversies surrounding women's' health issues, reproductive rights, and bodily autonomy.
Rachel Coyle11 hours ago
Dealing with PCOS
PCOS... Why do I feel like this is one of the least talked about abnormalities in women's health? I would like to share my story and obstacles I have encountered, but have also come to accept (for the...
Kels M21 days ago
Making It a Better Flow
Hello, my Sunshines! Today we are going to be talking about periods, but more importantly, some little tips and tricks to make this week of hell, not so bad. So, I have six tips for you that I have fo...
How to Get Birth Control (When Your Doctor Refuses You)
With the laws on women's body autonomy getting worse every day, it's becoming increasingly difficult to find doctors who actually advocate on behalf of women. We live in a time when both pharmacists a...
The Furies: A Modern Antagonist from the Past
Strong female characters have become a desirable aspect for writers of all styles. The direct stereotype of damsel-in-distress appeals to audiences as it shows how women are so much more than what the...
A. Lello16 days ago
The Tudor Witch
Ha! Gotcha with that "Witch" tagline didn't I? Just kidding! There is no Tudor witch (that we know of, at least.) However, the English court of Henry VIII may have felt differently in regards to Anne....
Siena Dinia month ago
Niki de Saint-Phalle
Niki de Saint-Phalle was born Catherine Marie-Agnes Fal de Saint-Phalle on October 29, 1930 in France, to a French father and an American mother. She was the second of five children in a wealthy famil...
Kioko Leonia9 days ago
Feminist Children's Books Every Child Must Read
My childhood was filled with princess stories. Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, you name it. When I was a little girl, I wanted nothing more than to find a handsome prince and live happily ever af...
Jessica Leibea month ago
Plain Jane: A Classic Revisited
We all have that one book. The one we covet. Hold to our chests like a protective shield. Usually, it is the one filled with highlighted passages, dog-eared pages, or post-it notes stuck in what looks...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
This ‘Doll House’ is Not My Home
Nora Helmer lives in the time period where women had no rights in the world. For a while, that concept that women are powerless is seen in the beginning of Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll House”, until No...
Faith O3 days ago
5 Things You Should Probably Avoid Saying to Black Women*
As a black woman, there are a number of of "interesting" statements that have been said to me over the years; usually these "interesting" statements are ones that I'd rather not have to hear again and...
Edward Anderson7 days ago
Accept or Reject: The Truth About Consent
“Stupid bitch!” It’s a phrase that more than one man has screamed at a woman who has turned down his advances. If they are in a group of buddies, they will sometimes mutter something like, “She must b...
Maddie Green11 days ago
Toxic Masculinity Is for Women Too
I know it has the word "masculinity," but don’t let that trick you like it has so many other people on the huge impact it has on women and girls. I grew up restricting my own self expression because I...
Sarah Jones7 days ago
Getting Naked in Front of People Will Make You Love Your Body
Now, reading this you might write me off as some art hippy who’s an exhibitionist and loves being naked, but hear me out. Nudity is a complicated subject. Unfortunately, in contemporary culture it’s o...
Ashara Armand8 days ago
Why Does Fat Shaming Exist?
Fat Shaming! It seems that fat shaming has become the ultimate trend. Why does it exist anyway? What do people get out of it anyway? What does it actually prove? These are the questions that I constan...
'Insatiable' - A Fat Girl’s Opinion of the Film and the Social Media Comments
There has been a lot of talk about the movie Insatiable which is going to be streamed on Netflix on August 10, 2018. Insatiable is about a heavyset girl that is being bullied harshly by her classmates...
Sofia Sinn3 months ago
Are You Faded?
Scandalous females will do just about anything for a dollar. *** As much as I like to joke around when I tell my stories, most of them are pretty serious. This story is a little hard for me to tell. I...
Clarisse Guevarra4 months ago
Coffee & Crime
I couldn’t figure out where to place the million jumbled thoughts I have. They swarm in my head like bees that, unlike real ones, refuse to become endangered. One voice in my head told me to write poe...
Claire Raymond6 months ago
Periods Explained for Men
Now before any aggressive "whatabouters" jump down my throat, I am not explaining this to patronize, I am explaining this to do just that, explain. After reading something on social media the other da...
Judy Mae7 days ago
Happily Flat-Chested in This Boobs-Obsessed World
I am a downright flat-chested girl who really has zero blessing in her chest department. You know those kinds of girls who call themselves flat just because they are an A cup? Well, I can’t even remem...
Maura Dudas8 days ago
Body Positivity - The Horseshoe Phenomena
So I haven't written anything in awhile even though there's at least four topics waiting to be explored and one is more controversial than the other. However, since this is something other than animal...
Kyrsta Morehouse11 days ago
Show Me How You Burlesque
When the movie Burlesque came out with Cher and Christina Aguilera, I couldn't stop watching. I was transfixed by the music, the flawless makeup, and the glittering costumes. However, I was raised in ...
10 Companies That Donate to Planned Parenthood
Ladies and gents, women's right are under attack. People are scared, and nowhere is this clearer than when you take a look at the way that officials are trying to reduce the funding that Planned Paren...
Carmen Recchia3 days ago
What We Need to Understand About Reporting Sex Crimes
In comparing law enforcement statistics against survey and study results, it can be seen that sex crimes go vastly unreported. In today’s political climate, society has shown a tendency toward victim ...
Brianna Price4 days ago
I Did Not Give You Permission!
Times are extremely hard in this economy. Bills are way too high and everyone is short on money it seems. What no one really voices is that when you are short on money, money that you desperately need...
Janetta Poitra9 hours ago
The Life I Lived Before You (Chapter 2)
Chapter 2 Family Meet-up A couple days after she had taken the pregnancy test her dad ended up finding it behind the toilet when he washed himself off. He put it in the way back in his sock drawer as ...
Alexis Hart4 days ago
I Was Able to Escape
High school love is extremely blinding. I believe the reason that I was blind in love was because I learned to love someone else before loving myself, or even knowing myself. However, in your teenager...
Aleea Whitmire13 days ago
Open Letter to My Abuser
Recently, in therapy I was given an assignment to write all the things unsaid to my abuser down, seal it in an envelope, and never send it to him. "Well what good does not sending it do?" you may ask....
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Rachel Childs12 hours ago
It's a Monthly Thing... Sorry, Not Sorry!
It's a natural monthly occurring phenomenon that happens to most women, if not all women, at some point in their lives. It's the thing that we hate the most because of the riving agony, the cramps, th...
niamh yehezkel16 days ago
Periods and the Menstrual Cup
March 1, 2013. The day I first got my period. I remember the date because it’s Justin Bieber’s birthday and for some reason, that’s engraved into my brain. Anyways, I go to the loo, and BAM, I shapesh...
10 Best Amazon Deals for Women’s Intimate Health
Amazon is a great place to get all of your "girl goods" fast, easily, and at your own convenience. Women’s health products are no exception – that's why we've created our favorite list of feminine int...
Briana Beeman6 days ago
Accountability in Educational Theatre and Beyond
The theatre industry, like many, has always been a male-led industry, its content and conventions created by and for men. There was a time when women weren't even allowed to perform or attend performa...
Mady Masters12 days ago
The Fight for Equal Pay
One of the most subtle but life-altering realities for women in the United States today is the gender pay gap. Women have been fighting for years against misogynist, patriarchal workplaces that underv...
Natalie Toland25 days ago
The Only Female Comic in the Room
To the men that I share the stage with, know that I don't hate all of you. Some of you are very, very funny and I admire your work. I would even go as far as to say that I would be honored to collabor...
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Turtle Lover14 days ago
Dear Men, Please Stop!
Dear Men, this is a way for me to politely make you aware and ask you to stop what your doing for a minute; put yourself in mine and the million other girls' shoes and think about how you would feel a...
Laurel Kiernan23 days ago
The Virginal Good Girl and the Whore
Throughout history, popular culture in its many forms, from myths, visual art, film and television, has been a means through which society is able to create, circulate and reinforce its ideals and val...
Laurel Kiernan23 days ago
Women and Their Unique World
Many feminists argue that women have a unique way of seeing the world. The question then becomes: is their unique way of seeing based on some essential characteristic of womanhood, or is their sight b...