Minimalism: The Privilege of Choosing Less Jana Kasperkevic
The Privilege of Choosing Less: Interview with Jana Kasperkevic

Minimalism can be a lifestyle. Sometimes, though, it’s not a choice. We spoke to Jana Kasperkevic, a former financial journalist for the Guardian U.S., about her decision to pursue stories of economic hardship and why we never talk about money.

Grace Paley, Master of Minimalist Writing
Grace Paley, Master of Minimalist Writing

A master of precise language, Grace Paley was an author and poet known for incorporating the daily lives of New York women into her short stories and novels.

Invisible Wounds, study by Save the Children
The Invisible Wounds Afflicting Syria’s Children

For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.

Why are you upset? Is it that time of the month again? by Rora Blue
Here’s Exactly What’s Wrong With the Phrase ‘Calm Down’

Women who argue with men are often told to “calm down” simply because they’re expressing themselves. This gaslighting term, used in one form or another around the world, often acts as a quick phrase meant to brush off women’s ideas and opinions …

Violence of the Mind: Women and Manic Disorders
Violence of the Mind: Women and Manic Disorders

Despite the strides that have been made in recent decades toward understanding mental illness, we’re still uncomfortable admitting that women can be violent—a discomfort that may have dangerous consequences.

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Books

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman
Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman

Blair Braverman’s memoir, “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” is filled with excitement and tells of her toughness, her determination, her passion. And though the specifics are unique to Braverman, her message is universal for all women …

Feminist Books 2016
The 6 Female Authors You Need to Read in 2017

2016 has been a difficult year, one that’s seen a type of social and political heartache many would like to forget; it’s also been a year filled with strong female voices speaking out against racism, sexism …