xonews
sexual harassment
appropriation
White people (justifiably) get a lot of criticism for the way that Black culture is mined for profit. We are right to defend it.
anxiety
I have spent so much time hating my body for being a thing no one could desire. How could anyone desire me when I refuse to even run a glancing hand down my own body myself?
in

Sep 26, 2014 at 5:00pm | 30 comments

feminism
I don’t begrudge anyone their decision to leave this line of work. But I also don’t want to lose any more fantastic women to this horror show of hatred, abuse and erasure. So I compiled some tips.
xonews
Some of the headlines you might have missed, neatly summarized.
in

Sep 26, 2014 at 12:30pm | 5 comments

the workplace
Even if all you're doing at your desk is reading private email and playing games on your phone because there's nothing to do, at least you're there, a reassuring blob in the office landscape.
ebola
The talk in my house fluctuates between everyday conversations of dog walking and lunch to the subject of who’s dying and who’s dead.
in

Sep 25, 2014 at 1:00pm | 40 comments

beyonce
You know what's antifeminist? When we bend over backwards to deny a woman who identifies herself as a feminist the right to that self-identification.
in

Sep 25, 2014 at 12:30pm | 93 comments

mental illness
Parents are familiar with tantrums. But imagine extremely violent episodes that can last for hours or even days, with children lashing out, destroying furniture, harming themselves, or hurting family members and pets.
ptsd
As a soldier, he'd been taught to suck it up and march on. He thought if he pushed hard enough, he could power through any problem.
in

Sep 24, 2014 at 2:00pm | 76 comments

xonews
Some of the headlines you might have missed, neatly summarized.
in

Sep 24, 2014 at 12:30pm | 15 comments

feminism
Positioning men as the saviors of oppressed women isn’t productive, and devalues the work that feminists have been doing for decades.
in

Sep 24, 2014 at 12:00pm | 477 comments

safety
Reading this short article is like dating a super-considerate ninja and then breaking up amicably.
guns
Maybe one day violence against women will no longer exist. Until then, I’m keeping my gun.
in

Sep 22, 2014 at 3:00pm | 721 comments

yourtango
I would never ask for help unless I absolutely needed it, but I did.
in

Sep 22, 2014 at 11:30am | 68 comments

women
In a recent poll, 59 percent of people asked said they believe women are, generally, better writers. (We like those people.)
conflict
Different people approach relationship-building in different ways, but whichever way you choose, it takes patience, commitment, and perseverance.
xonews
dr tiller
anxiety
I can’t listen to music without a wellspring of tears exploding from my sockets. I can’t watch the movies or television that I love. I try to read and the letters dance around the page like they are on fire.
in

Sep 18, 2014 at 5:00pm | 99 comments

the daily dot
If we have to shame men into non-violence, the battle is already lost.
in

Sep 18, 2014 at 11:30am | 208 comments

domestic violence