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

When I used to ponder what “ladylike” looks like, I immediately conjured images of parasols, tiaras and china-cupped tea. But recently, competitors in a logging sports event reminded me of how mighty women can be. The experience expanded my conception of how “ladies” can set an impressive example for the next generation.

My double mastectomy made me reevaluate: What do my breasts mean to me?

The decision had been weighing on me since I tested positive for the BRCA2 gene

I used to think there was one way to have a relationship. Then I discovered polyamory.

Practicing ethical non-monogamy isn’t just freeing; it’s true to who I am

How I learned to embrace my Asian curls

I used to wonder why my hair didn’t look like other girls’. Now I welcome my natural texture.