Teen Vogue Teaches Girls How To Obtain Abortions Without Parental Approval

Last week, Teen Vogue posted a Snapchat story that showed teenage girls how to obtain an abortion, with or without their parents' permission. "Imagine this... you're 16, you're pregnant and you don't want to be," the Snapchat story starts. Captured by Laura Klassen,...

Must-Read Books on Parenting

To be a good parent, it is essential to prepare and continue learning as you go. Just about every profession requires some kind of continuing education, and parenting should be no different. However, with parenting, there is a lot of contradictory and just plain bad...

How To Make the Most of Your Cycle: Week by Week Guide

Years ago I learned something about female hormones and our monthly cycle that totally improved my life! When I learned about my monthly hormonal changes and how they translated into my feelings, it was a revelation. When we’re aware of why we feel the way we do...

Why You Should Ditch Body Positivity

For many years, feminists have worked to make what they call 'fat-shaming’ a thing of the past, and substitute it with body-positivity. What they usually mean when they say you should be body-positive is that you should love every bit of your body as is. With the...

Sexists Actually Just Want to Feel Loved

"Men are from Mars, women are from Venus," according to the age-old saying which describes the apparent 50,290,000 km divide between the planets, or sexes. Since the dawn of time, we’ve had trouble understanding each other, it’s nothing new. The language and...

Culture

Brangelina: How Inertia Destroyed Their Relationship

Brangelina: How Inertia Destroyed Their Relationship

Why did Brangelna get divorced? It’s been nearly three years since Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie announced their separation. They were married for just two years, but their relationship spanned twelve-years and six children. The split came seemingly out of the blue, but the destruction of Brangelina happened early on when neither one took initiative in their relationship, opting to deny responsibility and coast in the trap of inertia.
Red Pilled or Woke: Maybe You’re Just in a New Matrix

Red Pilled or Woke: Maybe You’re Just in a New Matrix

When in university I brushed shoulders with a lot of political types, and we often discussed issues of culture. Two terms I heard, and still see to this day online repeatedly are “red pilled” and “woke”. I remember someone explaining the concept of “the red pill” to...

Why I Regret My College Education

Why I Regret My College Education

When I graduated high school, I thought college was mandatory. There was no question about whether I would go to college, just a matter of which school I would choose. However, my greatest aspiration was to be a wife and stay-at-home mom. I didn’t need college to be a...

Relationships

Sexists Actually Just Want to Feel Loved

Sexists Actually Just Want to Feel Loved

"Men are from Mars, women are from Venus," according to the age-old saying which describes the apparent 50,290,000 km divide between the planets, or sexes. Since the dawn of time, we’ve had trouble understanding each other, it’s nothing new. The language and approach...

4 Things No One Told You About Life and Love

4 Things No One Told You About Life and Love

Let me guess. You've been groomed by the culture, and likely by your parents, to believe the most important thing in life is your career. But what if that isn't true? For one thing, most people have jobs, not careers. Jobs are much easier than careers to maintain...

Etiquette in Marriage: Common Courtesy for Wives

Etiquette in Marriage: Common Courtesy for Wives

Does etiquette in marriage matter? Some might argue that you shouldn’t have to worry about etiquette with the person you are closest to, but I believe it is more important because of the emotional and physical proximity. Your spouse is the most important person in the...

How I Stopped Dating Bad Boys

How I Stopped Dating Bad Boys

For most of my early twenties, my dating experience was tragic. If I wanted to put it in a positive light, I could say it was a good learning experience. I should have a degree in failed relationships to put on my wall. The problem? Well, I always found myself dating...

Fashion & Beauty

How To Make the Most of Your Cycle: Week by Week Guide

How To Make the Most of Your Cycle: Week by Week Guide

Years ago I learned something about female hormones and our monthly cycle that totally improved my life! When I learned about my monthly hormonal changes and how they translated into my feelings, it was a revelation. When we’re aware of why we feel the way we do and...

Why You Should Ditch Body Positivity

Why You Should Ditch Body Positivity

For many years, feminists have worked to make what they call 'fat-shaming’ a thing of the past, and substitute it with body-positivity. What they usually mean when they say you should be body-positive is that you should love every bit of your body as is. With the hip...

Instagram Etiquette: How to Have Social Media Grace

Instagram Etiquette: How to Have Social Media Grace

Instagram is a wonderful platform that prioritizes beauty, inspiration, and positivity. It’s a place where people from all backgrounds and political affiliations can ooh and ah over a beautifully styled cup of coffee. However, there are rules of proper behavior on...

Why You Should Get More Sun, but Stop Using Sunscreen

Why You Should Get More Sun, but Stop Using Sunscreen

Health experts agree: use sunscreen. Always, even on a cloudy winter day. But what if the effects of the sunscreen are worse than the negative effects of the sun? Now, the idea behind sunscreen is sound. Spending too much time in the sun leads to burns or, over...

News

New Women of the UK Cabinet: Babes With the Power

New Women of the UK Cabinet: Babes With the Power

This week, Boris Johnson succeeded Theresa May as the leader of Britain's Conservative Party, and thus became the country's new Prime Minister. Meet some of the strong, conservative women who have joined his Cabinet. Priti Patel Johnson appointed the MP for Witham as...

Feminist Wins Award For Anti-Manspreading Chair

Feminist Wins Award For Anti-Manspreading Chair

A student at the University of Brighton has won a design award for creating a chair that prevents men from manspreading when they sit on it. Laila Laurel, 23, created a set of two chairs, one for men and one for women, for the final year project in her 3D Design and...

Soul

Must-Read Books on Parenting

Must-Read Books on Parenting

To be a good parent, it is essential to prepare and continue learning as you go. Just about every profession requires some kind of continuing education, and parenting should be no different. However, with parenting, there is a lot of contradictory and just plain bad...

Mindfulness for Parents: Being More Present

Mindfulness for Parents: Being More Present

Having children can be a meditative practice if you slow down and be present. Being there for a child during playtime isn’t always the interactive roughhousing or active experience you might think. A lot of the time with babies or toddlers, they don’t want to interact. They just need you to be present.