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

It is a challenging time to be a woman. It always has been. Let’s change that.

This election, let’s change our apathy toward politics. Our votes affect real lives, and yet alarmingly few of us turn out to the polls. As the daughter of a refugee and a woman of color, I want to remind you: Your rights as a human being are not guaranteed. They were hard won, and they can be easily taken away. We must continue to fight for these rights and for the rights of others. We must vote. It is regular men and women like us who will shape history.

These are the real women in my life who are counting on my vote and yours. This is who I’m voting for on Nov. 6.

Who are you voting for?

I’m fat. When thin people say they ‘need’ to lose weight, imagine how that makes me feel.

I know others don’t mean to offend me. But they do.

A stranger told her he had an ‘Asian fetish.’ Then things escalated.

Meg O’Shea’s story is one of many in ‘Drawing Power,’ a forthcoming collection of comics dealing with sexual violence and harassment

Navigating sobriety in my mid-20s hasn’t been easy. Here’s how I’ve managed to avoid alcohol for a year.

Concerts, comedy shows and industry nights always seem to be at bars