In one of the proudest moments of my life, I changed my OkCupid profile from straight to bisexual.
xoJane.com, Jane Pratt's lifestyle site for women, is not about changing yourself to fit any mold of what others think you should be. It is about celebrating who you are. Like Sassy and Jane before it, xoJane.com is written by a group of women (and some token males) with strong voices, identities and opinions, many in direct opposition to each other, who are living what they are writing about.
The article confirmed what I had already known for about a decade: I was doomed to a nasty, short, and miserable life.
“My roommates reminded me that he was, in effect, just a face and a voice on my laptop. That didn’t matter to me, and I didn’t listen.”
When I read about folks hassling the bell ringers over Salvation Army policies, it’s hard not to think of it as a form of bullying.
Between 210,000 and 440,000 people die every year as a result of preventable hospital mistakes. How many of those are casualties of weight bias?
Sometimes people respond really well to me and we eat cookies together. Sometimes I also get verbally or physically assaulted.
Lesley Kinzel wants to talk about the sex between Peter Quinn and the fat girl on Homeland, and why it makes people uncomfortable.
When Victoria Namkung signed up for the donor registry, she never really thought she’d be the person to save a man’s life. But she did.
Why isn’t the rest of the world tired of this guy who should go to therapy instead of crouching on rooftops and brooding in shadows?
Billy Procida comes clean about his battles with an eating disorder, and shares how difficult it was to seek help as a man dealing with disordered eating.
The United States, where church and state are supposedly separate, is codifying discrimination on the part of Christian-owned and run entities, and thus far, we haven’t seen any high-profile denials of requests for religious exemptions.
“Maybe it’s a stage. And maybe it’s not. But either way, I don’t want him to ever feel like he wasn’t able to express himself because his parents didn’t support him.”
When I looked inside, the person I wanted to be had never existed, I had to create him, not find him.
The athleticism, strategery, and pageantry of Sumo!
Essential attributes you must develop if you expect people to treat you as their leader.
Standing your ground can come at a steep price, but you will never regret it.
Just because somebody acts like they know what they are doing, doesn’t mean they actually do.
Are you trying to control the “friend zone”? Is that why you’re stuck there? James Rigdon asks you to think about it.
Marriage is not rocket science. The principles it’s based on are really pretty simple. Kindness. Respect. Loyalty. That kind of thing.
What are you doing today to prepare your children psychologically for the world of tomorrow?
Co-Parenting and working with the person you divorced is hard. Here are 4 practical tips to make the road less bumpy.
Justin Bieber is trying to renovate himself. I call it a Biebernovation.
Treating parents just as parents can be the best and the only respect some children can give.
We often blame our partners for the stress we experience in relationships. Bryan Reeves says that stress is really about our own stuff.
When we’re young, someone always has the answers.
8 things you may not know
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.