Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

As December comes to an end, I am contemplating the past year and how I fit into the bigger picture. Now is the time to self-reflect about what I can do in the upcoming year. Should I be optimistic or realistic? What personal changes do I need to make? How do I accept 2018 and move forward into 2019?

‘Endometriosis is so much worse than a bad period’

My 14-year journey with the illness, in comic form

Something terrifying happened to me. I miss the person I used to be before trauma.

I long for the old me, who used to laugh easily

I thought I had to be skinny to explore my gender identity. Here’s how I learned to dress without fear of judgment.

Society tends to only accept fat women who are feminine and dressed in ‘flattering’ clothes