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

Catching myself in a reflection is not always a pleasant surprise. The perspective may be distorted, but it’s difficult not to look at these passing glimpses as a secret truth. Feelings of being not good enough or less than suddenly come to the surface. Sometimes, it takes a little extra help to dig ourselves out.

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