15 Things We Can Learn From Our Grandmothers

By Archana Rao While the love a parent has for a child is often termed as unconditional, the love a grand-parent showers can only be called, well, grand. As you can tell, words royally fail to express what the feeling of being embraced and blessed by your own ancestors is. However, for those of us who are/were... Continue Reading →

What do we do after #MeToo?

Now that we all know we’ve been harassed, assaulted and/or raped, where do we go from here? What do we do next? By Emily Andrews Illustration by @aldalilja (via Instagram) I wouldn’t say, with confidence, that I’ve been raped.  It just took me three tries to type out that word - so heavy with meaning... Continue Reading →

Listen, You Beautiful Bitch

The beginnings of a shady self-help podcast that embraces mistakes (and sometimes learns from them) By Hannah Spruill, Katy Eller, Sandra de Kozlowski, and Suzie Orr There’s nothing quite like a new decade (or a hangover) to make you re-evaluate your past decisions — and the four of us were battling both when this podcast... Continue Reading →

Finding La Dolce Vita From Within

By Mila Ellen Yehl For my whole life, I grew up listening to people comment about my looks. From classmates to people in my family, it seemed to me like everyone had something to say about my appearance. Some comments were about my race and height, which are two things I have absolutely no control... Continue Reading →

Ash’s Activist Journey

By Ashleigh Streeter-Jones My activist journey started back in 2005 when, my parents, who had previously lived in Johannesburg, took me to South Africa. This is how I found myself in SOWETO – the South Western Township – on Christmas day. It was a confronting experience. Although we were in SOWETO with a local tour... Continue Reading →

A Memoir to Myself

By Satarra Johnson-Kidd When I was 18 years old, I moved to Oahu, Hawaii to pursue my education. I’m not going to lie. It felt good to make such a drastic move. It was also kind of scary. Most people wouldn’t think of moving to a secluded island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean... Continue Reading →

Draw Your Flaws

By Emma Hart #DrawYourFlaws #DrawYourFlaws is an idea I came up with to engage with body positivity. Every summer, I have felt very insecure about my body. I was never that skinny girl back in school. I had a lot of stretch-marks whilst growing up. I have a condition called Keratosis which make my arms... Continue Reading →

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