A dramatic exit from the toxic magazine world cast uncertainty on Kim France's future, but after launching her own website and podcast for women over…
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"Writing renders our world and ourselves. It has saved me more than once." Sorayya Khan considers the creative practice that helps her make sense of…
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To her that meant being thin, married, and a mom.
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Sara Eckel writes to the 25-year-old she once was, just starting out as a writer in New York City in the 90s.
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After shearing off her dyed hair and growing it out silver, Joy Castro considers the thrill and terror that come with setting oneself free.
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Julie Metz reckons with the effects of aging as a woman in this culture.
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In an excerpt from her essay collection, "The Kitchen is Closed: And Other Benefits of Being Old," Sandra Butler assesses her 83-year-old body from head…
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After her son flies the coop for to college, Sonya Huber reflects on the ways in which she, too, has been set free.
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"It’s a 30-something woman who looks at the world through my nearly 70-year-old eyes."
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In her 50s, Anna Armstrong rediscovers her childhood love of skating, and gets back in the rink.
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Michael A. Gonzales reflects back on the 1980s—when he was in his 20s, working as a messenger, and spending his free time browsing iconic New York City…
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Learning to take aging and caregiving in stride, and even laugh a little.
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