We met covertly, knowing that once my dress came off we wouldn't have much time to get the shot of a 6ft tall, 300 lb. woman standing butt naked in Brooklyn, New York without attracting some serious attention.
The film centers around and documents the stories and unscripted experiences of several women and families in New York City, meeting some during pregnancy and journeying with them through initial breastfeeding and the first year
For all the sexual violence that happens in conflicts carried out by combatants or soldiers, it happens even more often in the world's bedrooms or homes.
Socializing is crucial to your well-being, and if eating out with others is your way of socializing, it is in your best interest to find a way to make it work for you. You can eat out, eat healthfully, and manage your weight at the same time, wherever you eat.
What if, together, we can see to it puberty is a wonderful passage into all of the possibilities of adulthood, instead of a life sentence into insecurity, shame and isolation for young women?
If you're feeling sluggish, or know it's a day (ahem, week) you just won't be able to make it to the gym, there are simple things you can do to make sure you're still taking care of yourself throughout the day.
It was a beautiful Sunday-spring-is-in-the-air afternoon, where I was enjoying a pool side brunch in Los Angeles. As I was mingling with the friends ...
Co-authored by Isha Weerasinghe, AAPCHO hepatitis B policy fellow Have you ever felt like you could be in someone else's shoes? That's what Mei felt ...
I've never been a person who blends into the background; I'm loud and I have an energetic and effusive personality. But losing weight has put me on center stage, the performance is my shrinking body and I have well-meaning hecklers.
Investing in women is not a luxury; it is important for human rights, for progress, for a country's success.
Firearms-related domestic violence homicides are a serious public health concern for women in the United States who are fleeing abusive homes.
For many Latina immigrants the only option for healthcare services is through women's health clinics. The closing of these clinics by state-level anti-choice policies leave our Latina sisters without options.
No matter how old you are or where you live, there's a good chance that you could be deficient in vitamin D. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that an estimated 1 billion people worldwide have inadequate amounts of vitamin D in their blood.
Three years of failed fertility treatments makes you re-think a few things. If I used a donor egg, would I love that child any less? If I carry that baby for nine months, can anyone tell me it's not mine? Do I think my kid is going to care that mommy needed a little help to bring him or her into the world?
Even with all of those challenges, I love being a person that can see a million different uses for a shower curtain -- and I feel genuine regret for those that cannot.
It's been 365 days since Jolie's announcement. You may have read her op-ed. You likely heard about it on the news or read about it online. Use the anniversary of the "Angelina Effect" to truly affect change for someone incredibly important: you. You owe it to yourself and those you love to invest in your own bright future.