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

February is a time to celebrate the significant people and events that have contributed to black history. However, there are many female figures continuing to make change whose stories often remain lesser-known. This month is a great opportunity to get to know some of the perhaps unfamiliar faces of these modern history-makers.

‘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

I thought I had to be skinny to explore my gender identity. Here’s how I learned to dress without fear of judgment.

Society tends to only accept fat women who are feminine and dressed in ‘flattering’ clothes