health

Yes We Can: Gushing Over the Ability to Ejaculate

Instead of teaching women about their bodies and embracing female ejaculation, we’ve prescribed corrective surgeries, pharmaceuticals, and Kegel exercises to fix what’s become misunderstood. Read more »

No Fluffy Self-Love: Sonalee Rashatwar Is Returning Body Positivity to Its Political Roots

What are we rejecting within us by rejecting fat people? Read more »

Bad Medicine: Big Pharma’s Female Trouble

Pharmaceutical companies want women to worry about their own sexual problems and what pill might treat them. Read more »

PleaseSaveMe: When Crowdfunding Is the Difference between Living and Dying

A petitioner’s viral video, robust social-media presence, or heartbreaking selfie is worth its weight in doctors’ visits. Read more »

6 Fat Writers, Activists and Athletes Who Defy Traditional Femininity

Lots of people needed what I was looking for: people as fierce, fun, and fat-positive as the ones I already loved—just less femme. Read more »

In Good Faith: Christ Was There for Me during My Abortion

When I tell my abortion story, I never forget to mention faith. Read more »

The Art of Dying: Death Doula Marne Lucas Is Changing Our End-Of-Life Aesthetics

End-of-life doulas explain to families what death is going to look and sound like.  Read more »

No Scales, No Bones: Demanding Better Representation of Eating Disorders

It is imperative that we continue publishing literature and producing visual media that raises awareness about eating disorders, but it’s long past time for us to get it right. Read more »

Popaganda: You Feel Me?

Popaganda is back! In this episode, we’re going to be talking about an emotion you’ve probably heard a lot about lately: empathy. The way we talk about it, it’s almost like a superpower: it’s like we want to believe that the cure to political divisiveness, racism, and even war lies in the... Read more »

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Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »