“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."
"Refusing to buy something you don’t need and using everything you already own are the most impactful environmental acts."
"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."
"I’m proud of having a place for people that are looking for a way to support the AAPI community to come to get information and discover our huge community of artists, and I’m just proud of building this initiative that started as such a small, simple idea."
Zen Mama founders, actresses, and entrepreneurs Teresa Palmer and Sarah Wright Olsen share what its like to sleep, dream, and how to find that elusive rest while pregnant with littles underfoot.
Welcome to Sleep: Uncovered - a new series where contributor, Stephanie Gailing, explores sleep and dream habits with women across the globe.
"I just want people to feel comfortable! No other motives here."
"My advice to anyone wanting to stand up for Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) and our future generations: Start where you are because the frontlines are truly everywhere!"
"I want to create an inclusive community for women artists from around the globe who are pushing the boundaries of street photography in new and exciting directions. I’m interested in empowering women so that can tap into their creativity and feel confident about making work, whether they are professional or amateur photographers."
"By opening up about these unique experiences, women of color build esteem and lift the shame of hiding their true selves from the world. We’re able to be seen, and feel heard, and that is healing."
Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.
"There is so much about the female body that doesn’t get discussed enough and many women struggle and suffer in silence because of it."
A conversation about our personal plotlines and how we can write and direct them—even in this time of trauma, grief, and uncertainty.
It's been a year, hasn't it? As we usher in the next year (couldn't come soon enough) here are a few of the conversations with women we loved—actually, can we say we loved every article we published in 2020? Yes, but these will be definite re-reads in 2021.
Oh, you need a holiday read? Might I suggest one of these? From historical fiction, to self-help, and even an amazing children's book sprinkled in for good measure, here are my favorites from 2020.
"With the pandemic, the pause allowed for proper self-assessment and recalibration. I discovered that we truly need to both commit to radical self care and slowdown to speed up."