After my last post, I’d like to share some audio storytelling via a few podcasts. I feel like storytelling often provides greater context when trying to understand the complexities of abortion care or reproductive justice. If you’re looking for more examples of diverse abortion stories, you can check out Abortion Diary and consider starting with...

(by Al Washburn) Caster Semenya is a gold-medal-winning Olympic athlete from South Africa. She's an incredibly talented runner who's won dozens of gold medals at competitions worldwide. But instead of having her athletic performance attributed to natural talent and hard work, it has been scrutinized and coupled with assertions that she can’t possibly have accomplished...

If anyone had told me when I was younger that thirty-something Chanté would be binge-watching teenage television dramas in 2019, I sure would have been surprised. But I also wouldn’t have predicted there’d be something to watch like Euphoria, HBO’s new teen drama released just in time for summer. The first thing that hit me...

You can get it: from our local favorite, Women and Children First, here from other independent booksellers via IndieBound here from Amazon here or from Barnes and Noble here It brings a loving, essential lens to matters of heart and soul, offering a roadmap not only to physical changes, but the complex social and emotional terrain of consent, crushes,...

I know you'll be flooded this week with people asking for money from you. If your inbox has been anything like mine, you've already suffered through a solid week of targeted marketing landmines and nonstop sparkly coercions to spend money buying everything and anything on earth, no less. So, I'm going to do us all a solid and keep...

I've been saving this very wonderful birthday-card-of-sorts from the also-very-wonderful Liz for almost a year now, looking for just the right time to post it.  Seeing as we're two days away from the end of this 20th year and our next (our 21st!) birthday, it certainly feels like a good time. If you want to...

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