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.

How a children’s song helped me during my eating disorder recovery

‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ is a perfect metaphor for facing every obstacle head on

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