This upcoming month, October, is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a sober reminder of the prevalence of the epidemic nationally and internationally.
The Kardashians may seem like your greatest obstacles in empowering your daughter, but they can be some of your greatest allies.
I have a confession to make: I love to climb trees and to sometimes dance around the house singing along with pop music. The climbing and tree loving ...
I know I'm one of the lucky ones. It was relatively small incident, and I can go right back to living my otherwise stellar life. I know that for some people it changes everything irrevocably and their lives are never what they hoped they would be again. I know that for a thankfully smaller minority, it is a death sentence.
We sat on the judo mats in a small studio in downtown San Francisco surrounded by 20 other strangers in yoga clothes. Over the last few months, my husband and I had been exploring different ways of connecting physically and this class in Shibari, an ancient Japanese form of rope bondage, seemed full of possibilities.
I believe it is so critically important for people of faith to speak out AS people of faith when access to health care for women is turned into a bargaining chip in a game of political brinkmanship.
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Legislators in Congress and the Senate have vowed to shut down the federal government unless Planned Parenthood is defunded: a move warmly endorsed by Fiorina herself. In fixating on a mostly false video, however, Republican lawmakers blind themselves to the following facts about Planned Parenthood.
After a half century of progress, thanks in large measure to Planned Parenthood, some Republicans seem determined to try to march us backwards - and seem determined to make a circus out of trying to shut down the organization.
We can bring whatever level of determination and energy we want to making our menopausal years some of our best, but self-care during perimenopause and menopause also means taking carefree time to play and enjoy ourselves.
Wellness encompasses your body, mind and spirit. We all know that, but some days one part or the other of us doesn't feel "well." Back in 1903, the American Journal of Psychology defined habit as a "more or less fixed way of thinking, willing or feeling acquired through previous repetition of a mental experience."
"Transport it yourself," my doctor said when I ask how physically to move the specimen from the lab up the road to his office. "They charge a hefty delivery fee." What I discovered was retrieving your frozen embryo is, strangely, like running any errand.
Whether or not Hillary Rodham Clinton is chosen to be the Democratic Nominee, it's important to give her credit for the extraordinary accomplishments she's achieved throughout her career.
Many health care entities cited by bill proponents as potential replacements for existing family planning clinics are unable to provide anywhere near a full spectrum of services. This disregard for the consequences of these bills sheds a disturbing light on the current legislative majority.
I have total clarity that my sense of self is that I am both a woman and a trans woman. I am comfortable holding these two ideas in parallel without any criticism or battling between them. I realize not everyone who transitions feels the same way.
VAGINAS. I have to admit that I actually agree with the GOP...those vaginas are questionable places.