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

I was excited that Democrats won the House, but angry that so many white women are still voting for sexist and racist Republicans.

We can’t just say #WomenVote as though that will change everything — because all women aren’t all part of the resistance.

To be true feminists, progressive white women must commit to the work of bringing our conservative peers around and fighting for racial justice, at the polls and elsewhere.

I used makeup as a shield. Here’s why — and how I learned to stop.

Leaving home with a bare face was terrifying at first

‘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