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Unsalved Mysteries: The Case of the Heternormative Healthcare

Many queer women are forced to navigate a queerphobic and nonaffirming healthcare system without any support. 

Who Asked for Michelle Obama’s Misguided Dating Advice?

What Obama says about marriage and dating matters because of her credibility, and her audience. Read more »

The Internet has (Literally) Accelerated Gender Reveal Parties

Gender reveal parties are killing people. Also, they’re absurd. Read more »

Love No Limit: Sliding into Nonmonogamy Safely and Ethically

There’s a prevalent notion that women only choose to practice nonmonogamy because the men in their lives guide them toward it. Read more »

Jada Pinkett-Smith Isn’t the Villain in Her Entanglement. Nobody Is.

Will and Jada’s public relationship has resulted in explosive discourse online. Read more »

True Revolution: In Quarantine, Queer People Are Redefining Community and Celebration

The thought of celebrating Pride Month has felt particularly complicated in the wake of the protest and rightful uprisings sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others.  Read more »

Unequal Lending: Redefining Home in the Land of Inopportunity

Another world is possible, and it begins with redefining “home.” Read more »

Love No Limit: Exploring Sexual Fantasy during the Pandemic

We only have shame about our sexual thoughts or desires because we don’t openly discuss how natural and human they are. Read more »

Doulas Gone Digital: How to Self-Advocate If You’re Forced to Labor without Support

A lack of support can feel scary for new parents and is especially unsettling for those who are marginalized. Read more »

Dinner Party for One: Cooking for Yourself in the Age of Social Distancing

Cookbooks are great, but they often aren’t taking into account that some of us are cooking for one. Read more »

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Target Market: Black Women with Guns: Frontier Feminists or Insurrectionists?

The guns Black women carry are symbols of their abilities to be both frontierwomen and nurturing warrior mothers birthing a new generation of revolutionaries. Read more »