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

The Women’s March this year is facing controversy. It can be tempting to shrug it off and insist it’s for a good cause, but it’s important to listen to what marginalized voices are saying.

As a white woman, I have to ask the hard questions of people in leadership roles and hold them accountable, or risk repeating the failures of our past.

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?

I pride myself on being an airport pro. Here are a few of my go-to travel habits.

I enjoy the act of traveling — that in-between state

Since saying goodbye to my foster daughter, I’ve been in the throes of ambiguous grief. Here’s why it’s so complicated.

Everything in our home still reminds me of her, and I can’t bear to change a thing in her room