My Wheelchair Glamour Shoot

As a disabled woman, society has always told me I’m not sexy. I decided to prove them all wrong.

The Hidden Queer History Behind “A League of Their Own”

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League did everything it could to keep lesbians off the diamond. Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up.

Planning My Wedding as a Non-Binary Bride

I couldn’t even pick a pronoun. How was I supposed to decide what to wear on the most important day of my life?

My Life as a Public Health Crisis

As a fat woman working in food justice, I see firsthand how even those trying to help continue to spread dangerous stereotypes about obesity and poverty.

I’m Not My Mother’s Cleaning Lady

People see an elderly white woman and her middle-aged black daughter and assume I must be the hired help.

The Passion of a Male Pole Dancing Champion

Now that this unconventional sport has gone mainstream, these acrobatic young men are ready for the spotlight, too.

My Teenage Life After Leaving a Cult

I spent my childhood waiting for the apocalypse. When it never came, I grasped at anything I could to feel in control, from binge drinking to suicide.

Searching for the Woman Who Saved My Immigrant Family from Homelessness

In this time of Islamophobia and hatred, I needed to understand what made a white stranger open her home to us.

When You Talk Over My Stutter, You Steal My Voice

All people see is that I'm freezing up. But that space between my words is mine to fill.