Nations are built upon the grace, perseverance and strength that women bring to the table. Denying a young girl the opportunity to make her own empowered choices greatly diminishes the power of a country to develop successfully.
While defunding Planned Parenthood won't make the slightest difference in my everyday life, it could dramatically impact already-marginalized women and negatively affect our economy. Here's why.
Don't settle for less, when losing weight can be a journey worth sharing and prove to be less of a hassle and more of a fond memory. This is not a seasonal thing. My body is not just summer ready, I am committed to staying in shape and healthy year-round!
Statistics show that 2 in 50 Americans have a BFRB. However, the real number may be much higher. Many people are too embarrassed or ashamed to admit they have a BFRB and go to great lengths to hide their behavior from family, friends, and medical professionals.
When Hillary Clinton referred to the escalation of attacks on health care providers as "domestic terrorism" last month, there was a collective gasp in the media. But let's examine the facts behind the assertion.
Like the majority of the population I was born with a colon. However, unlike the majority of the population, I no longer have one. I now have a j-pouch, and it basically changed my life. But the one thing that continued to haunt me was the main reason I almost declined having the surgery: infertility.
We as a society, from Seattle to Dubai, must eliminate restrictions on a woman's ability to decide when and if she has children, because no woman should die from an unsafe abortion.
Knowledge is power. I don't want girls and women to feel ashamed of the things that our bodies do that feel messy. You can live such a better life if you know your body.
When choosing the proper arch support make sure they are not too bulky, can fit in most if not all your shoes and do not change your shoe size.
We know exactly what Planned Parenthood does for millions of people in this country, and we will not let those committed to ending abortion access use fraud and deception to cut millions of people off from high-quality preventive care.
Jesus proclaimed "The Kingdom of God is at hand!" He delivered the inwardly afflicted and healed the sick. In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus heals lepers, the lame, the blind, and those suffering from other ailments, furthering God's redemptive work in the world.
A healthy diet won't guarantee that you'll live forever, but it will certainly increase the odds that there will be many more bike rides in your future.
Maybe it was because I really didn't want to go to the party we were invited to. Maybe it was because we recently took a class encouraging us to explore each other's bodies with curiosity. Whatever the reason, something very different happened that night when we began to have sex.
This is not about holding on to sadness for longer then you should. This is not about turning your back on sadness. This is about honoring your humanity. Allowing for you to be you. Overall, you are the Universe expressing itself in a body, how could you go wrong?
To see such passion and conviction in our world's new development agenda fills me with hope and renewed energy to do my part in making it happen.
While we recognize that church dogma about abortion and contraception is not likely to change in the near future, Pope Francis's decision to shift the conversation is illuminating the disparities between his emphasis on compassion and the practices espoused by the U.S. Catholic Church.