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

Do you have an ugly voice inside your head? Mine is especially ugly.

I’ve spent a lot of time examining how my inner voice came to be so sharp and unforgiving. It made me bitter to recall the negative outside voices that have littered my life. Luckily, my life has been filled with its share of kind voices, too.

‘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