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

Having never fully adopted Christmas or Thanksgiving, this time of year always makes me feel acutely out of place. I observe the holidays with the distance and curiosity of an outsider looking in. For most of my life, I wondered, “What am I missing out on?”

Now, I’m not sure I’m missing out on anything.

The Women’s March is almost here. These are the hard questions I must ask of the movement.

As a white woman, I can’t risk repeating the failures of our past

We’re bombarded with messages about losing weight around the new year. Here’s how I cope.

I had to learn to listen to what my body wants and needs above all else

The Lily published work from over 70 female artists this year. See our favorites.

Stories, murals, a tote bag and a zine