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Il matrimonio aperto funziona davvero? Ecco perché andare a letto con altre persone mi lega di più a mio marito

(10) Comments | Posted August 30, 2015 | 5:52 AM

Forse per alcune persone il matrimonio aperto è una sorta di "concessione", di strappo alla regola. La prima cosa che salta alla mente è il tradimento. Si tende a pensare che, dopo l'infedeltà, una coppia scopra una nuova visione del proprio matrimonio. In questi rapporti si cerca di "correre ai...

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I Have A Chronic Health Condition. This Is What Happened When I Put My Body On Instagram.

(26) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 3:14 PM

This post originally appeared on Bustle.
By Courtney Mina

Body positivity is finally flourishing, thanks in part to the online community of women (and men) who are starting to not only love their bodies, but to show them off with confidence. But what about...

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Do Open Marriages Work? How Dating Other People Brings Me Closer To My Husband

(87) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 2:10 PM

By Gracie X

For some people, perhaps, having an open marriage is a concession. Perhaps cheating comes to mind; you imagine that after infidelity, a couple has made a new vision of their marriage. These are marriages that "make- do" after the scar tissue has healed....

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Me disseram que minha mãe, lésbica, era 'depravada'. Hoje é para nós duas

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 6:01 PM

Artigo publicado originalmente no Bustle

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Tinha quase 17 anos quando me disseram pela primeira vez que minha mãe era depravada. O começo daquele verão não foi nada auspicioso. Para incrementar meu currículo antes da universidade, tinha me inscrito num curso de uma...

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I Was Told My Lesbian Mother Is a 'Deviant.' Today Is for Both of Us

(6) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 12:46 PM

This piece originally appeared on Bustle

By Margaret Wheeler Johnson

I was nearly 17 when I was first told my mother was a deviant. The summer already wasn't off to an auspicious start. In the interest of further stuffing my pre-collegiate transcript, I had signed up...

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These 15 States Got A Failing Grade For Reproductive Rights

(8) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 9:29 AM

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By Sarah Sloat

While the country as a whole was awarded a meager C, 15 states received "failing grades" for their stance on reproductive health rights in the report card for 2014 issued by the Population Institute. The...

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9 Ancient Abortion Methods So Terrible You'll Be Even More Grateful For The Right To Choose

(614) Comments | Posted June 18, 2015 | 3:33 PM

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By JR Thorpe

Abortion is both a tricky and a touchy subject. In the midst of fervent pro-choice and pro-life debates today, we can lose sight of...

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My Sexy, Plus-Size Lingerie Selfies Started an Enlightening Comment Section War

(86) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 12:13 PM

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By Courtney Mina

When I was young, I used to be shy. Like, really shy. I was one of those kids who stayed in at recess, had only one best friend, and usually kept to myself with my nose stuck...

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9 Ways Women And Weed Go Together Like Mary And Jane

(9) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 11:56 AM

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By Rachel Krantz

There's nothing like it being 4/20 to liven up a Monday. While the origins of this, our most scared of stoner holidays, is often disputed, what...

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Calling Hillary Clinton Old On Twitter Isn't Cool, But It Is Working In Her Favor

(13) Comments | Posted April 13, 2015 | 3:41 PM

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By Margaret Wheeler Johnson

When the news broke Friday that Hillary Clinton will announce her 2016 presidential bid Sunday, Twitter filled with the sexist name-calling that has greeted Clinton throughout her time in the public eye. She's

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5 Divorce Myths to Legally Separate From (Even If You're Single)

(48) Comments | Posted April 9, 2015 | 2:33 PM

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By Jessica Mason

As a family law lawyer, one of my biggest jobs is explaining the legal process to clients. This may sound easy, but with so many myths, misconceptions and...

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9 Important Lessons My Single Mother Taught Me About Love and Dating

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 8:52 AM

This post originally appeared on Bustle

By Nile Cappello

I was raised by one of the most badass women I have ever had the pleasure of meeting -- my single mother. My mother wears all black, can quote Vygotsky and wrote her PhD dissertation when...

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Cari uomini, smettetela di dirmi che "le donne vere hanno le curve"

(18) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 6:49 AM

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Di Suzannah Weiss

In una recente conversazione sui disturbi alimentari, un amico si è detto preoccupato per tutte le donne che si sentono obbligate a rispondere...

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Dear Men, Stop Telling Me 'Real Women Have Curves'

(175) Comments | Posted March 7, 2015 | 9:51 AM

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By Suzannah Weiss

In a recent conversation about eating disorders, a male friend told me he regretted that women feel pressure to be his "dream girl" and wishes they...

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9 Surprisingly Feminist Classic Films, Because Strong Women Have Always Existed

(38) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 8:38 AM

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By JR Thorpe


We tend to think of classic black-and-white films as pretty bad ground for women's equality. The ladies in them look fantastic, sure, but the gender politics can be fairly awful: They're there to look...

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10 Reasons to Love Your Thighs Exactly the Way They Are

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 4:40 PM

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By Kat George


It's well-documented and generally accepted that women have a love-hate relationship with their bodies (and many men do too, but this one is for the ladies, especially because I happen to be a lady, so...

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Reflexões e conflitos sobre quilos extras de uma mulher com uma imagem positiva do corpo (um momento, sou uma hipócrita?)

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 4:26 PM

Nos últimos dois anos, tenho me considerado uma pessoa com uma imagem positiva do corpo.

Para minha mente, isso significa que aceito todos os corpos em suas presentes formas, independentemente da aceitação social direcionada a eles ou dos padrões de beleza predominantes que (vamos admitir) permeiam tanto nosso mundo....

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12 Truths About 'Good Girls'

(6) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 8:32 AM

This post originally appeared on Bustle.

By Emma Lord

My whole life I have been a classic, textbook definition of a "good girl," for better or for worse. It didn't happen because I look a certain way or even because my parents raised me...

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I'm Brianna Wu, and I'm Risking My Life Standing Up to Gamergate

(192) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 6:59 PM

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By Brianna Wu

This weekend, a man wearing a skull mask posted a video on YouTube outlining his plans to murder me. I know his real name. I documented it and sent it to law enforcement, praying something...

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7 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Who Loves Football

(8) Comments | Posted January 31, 2015 | 8:13 AM

This post originally appeared on Bustle.

By Rosanne Salvatore

Hey world, are you sitting down? I need to talk to you about something, and some of you probably won't like it, but I'm just going to come out and say it. There are millions of real...

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