Writing by Andrea Reyes // photograph by Catarina Inacio // I was growing up and I watched as my parents’ marriage was dying. I grew up as a repressed girl and with the absence of my father, it was worse, I did not miss him so much but I felt that emptiness, as I entered the adult stage of my life.Read More
Writing by Zadie McCracken // Illustration by Camila Martinez De Guerenu // When I was fourteen I stared at the profiles of almost-friends, too-cool-for-me-really friends, and felt sick. Why wasn’t my Instagram as cute, as clean, as picturesque, as perfect as theirs? Why wasn’t I just like them? What’s wrong with me?
Writing by Freya Bennett // Illustration by April Phillips // The butterfly effect this tradition has on society’s view of women is huge and the continual loss of the matriarchal line contributes to the devaluing of women and girls in society.
Writing by Lucca Valentine // Photograph by Leanne Surfleet // I am concerned that in being taught to be the young woman I was supposed to be I have been left completely unprepared to be the young man that I am.Read More
Writing by Rinny Power // Photograph by Arianna Ceccarelli // While this article has been a bit depressing, I hope that you can identify the privileges that you experience and act accordinglyRead More
Writing by Selena Vo // I am not an artist and you don’t have to be to draw. My passion doesn’t come from my talent, but it comes from deep inside of me, because I am doing what I love doing the most.
Writing by Nita // Illustration by Rupika Rangaswami // Although you may find many young Iranian women who are strong enough to gain her rights, she probably did not pass comfortably in her youth.Read More
Writing by Luize Scott // Illustration by Arielle Jennings // When did whitewashing become a consumable trend in dolls again? I thought we were past this. I still have my original doll with gorgeous dark caramel skin and that was from the 90’s. Why is whitewashing happening in 2018?Read More