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My hair started falling out when I was 20. Now, I’m learning to redefine my idea of beauty.

September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

It can be hard to know how to help a friend facing depression. Here’s how we can all do better.

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

I went to a party that was supposed to be socially distanced. It ended up testing my boundaries.

I kept thinking, ‘Am I okay with this?’

Justice must be more than a luxury for Black women

The only way forward is for us to keep organizing and protesting

The Supreme Court ruled against Lilly Ledbetter’s equal pay lawsuit. RBG inspired her to keep fighting.

It was an unlikely friendship

Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed the country we live in. Now is our chance to honor that work.

It’s time to turn our grief into fuel for change

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy is alive in our fight for abortion rights

She lives on in the people who continue to provide abortion care during a global pandemic

I testified to the U.N. about being harassed as a female journalist. It helped me see the ills of my own industry.

Sharing my story to more than just close confidants felt revelatory

My baby daughter spent nine days on a ventilator. Here’s how it transformed my marriage.

How did the fear not swallow us up? Would it have, if she had died?

Coronavirus helped me rekindle my relationship with running. But it’s complicated.

When I was younger, I loved to run but obsessed over my weight