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    Deep Cervix Brag

    As a teen who had an unhealthy obsession with Mermaids, particularly the part where every time Winona Ryder kissed a boy, she thought she...

    The Tree of Life

    I just wanted to be in my car, with the windows up, listening to anything—a podcast, a book on tape, a wailing cat in heat—anything other than the sound of these voices in this clearing.

    THIS USED TO BE MY PLAYGROUND

    A viable offer has been made on my childhood home. I’m not falling out of my chair with shock, considering it’s been on the...

    Body Positivity, Twitter, and Valerie Bertinelli

    It all started with a health and diet segment on The Today Show, a show I rarely watch, but maybe because I was missing...

    Super Simple Fudge

    I ended up going through a divorce, leaving a job of ten years, starting my own business, and just generally upending my life. And now I’m sharing my recipes for a yummy, healthy, feel good menu that you can easily adapt into any food plan.

    Nested

    Before my son graduated from high school in June 2019, everyone warned me that, when he left for college in August, it...

    GXRL Talks Sex with Lavinia CEO Katie Enright

    An orgasm is so beneficial for our mind, body, and soul. It changes the relationship we have with ourselves and our partners. It creates confidence, both in the bedroom but also in everyday life. That's why at Lavinia, our motto is "Live Life to the Climax." We hope this product will encourage everyone to have a better, more climactic life.

    Child Custody in the Time of Pandemia

    I am still raw from the March 13th sting when we, terrified by a novel virus, canceled classes at the high school where I teach -- where my youngest attends -- and floored it home without a backward glance, locked ourselves up tightly, and refused to open for friend and stranger both. I forced smiles for all the kids in my care, "What an adventure!" it said. We got this. I got this.

    Maintaining is the New Thriving

    Don’t misunderstand me: Sierra’s death is in here, waiting, like lava bubbling deep inside a sleeping volcano. It will have its day, as such losses do, whether I want it or not.

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    My Latinx Mental Healthcare Story

    My mom is an immigrant from Quito, Ecuador. In Latinx culture, it’s common to treat a visit to the doctor like a visit to the mechanic. Something is wrong, you pay a professional to fix it...

    The Summer of Pussy

    It makes sense that those at the helm of “WAP” and P-Valley are Black and Brown women, because it is the other who is forced continually to rise up and assert a voice—otherwise there would be no space made for her.

    We Stand on the Backs of Generations of Women: Some Thoughts on My Grandmother

    We walk on the backs of the generations of women who came before us, and lately I’ve been thinking about my grandmothers…about the opportunities I have in my life that they weren’t even allowed to dream about.