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Sex Ed. According To Janet Jackson (She’s Been Teaching Us This Entire Time)
Through her albums, we are attending Janet Jackson master classes in sexuality, humanity and love. It's a beautifully poetic and rigorous course load. Here are some key lessons she has guided us through.
Starting With I: How To Fix Your Life By Examining Your Own Bad Choices
It's an easy scapegoat to look at someone else and say they are the cause of your problems, but if you keep inviting havoc into your life--by not addressing whatever is causing you to act a certain way or make certain choices, then you are actually the cause of your problems, not the person or thing you invited in.
Fat Femme Visibility: Why Anti-Fatness Is No Longer The Acceptable Norm
No longer will we come into spaces and be hidden in corners. Fat femmes are at the forefront and are not settling for mistreatment. We don't have to.
Abstinence Only Education Idolizes Purity and Fails Young Girls
We are failing young girls and women and it is time we teach them that their worth isn’t tied to virginity or their ability to wait it out. But most importantly, we need to stop shaming those who choose not to wait.
How To Start Building Strong Self Esteem Right Now
No matter who you are, it's hard to be happy for yourself or others when you don't see yourself as worthy. But there is a silver lining. Like most things in life, this can be fixed. For many of us, daily intentions and shifting our mindset does wonders in rehabbing our self esteem.
How To Get Help (Or Help A Friend) After A Sexual Assault
Whatever the situation, you are not beyond help. You are not alone, and you don’t have to walk alone in your journey of healing. The next steps may not be easy, but with the right support, you can conquer them, one step at a time.
Big Boobs, Body Policing, And The Liberation Of Going Braless
Going without a bra isn’t just a statement to say no more oppression, it is a personal fight for my liberation. It is me putting my foot down to the patriarchy and saying ‘no more’. It’s a way to say to my body, which has endured constant shaming, that I love, cherish, and respect it if no one else will.
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