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

Being sober in my mid-20s feels like being an anachronism in my own generation. People in their 20s are expected to party hard every time they go out, but that’s just a stereotype. The reality is that sobriety is a choice — one I made 12 months ago, as of September.

How a children’s song helped me during my eating disorder recovery

‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ is a perfect metaphor for facing every obstacle head on

I’m fat. When thin people say they ‘need’ to lose weight, imagine how that makes me feel.

I know others don’t mean to offend me. But they do.

A stranger told her he had an ‘Asian fetish.’ Then things escalated.

Meg O’Shea’s story is one of many in ‘Drawing Power,’ a forthcoming collection of comics dealing with sexual violence and harassment