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Hey Femsplainers!

The time has come to part ways with Medium as our publishing platform. If you haven’t already, you’ll soon notice recurring charges for paid members have been deactivated. These changes are happening because Medium is moving away from this type of monetizing tool for publishers, and unfortunately because of this, it’s simply no longer feasible to keep these stories on Medium. 💸

I’m asking for help with the shift of our content from Medium to Femsplain’s own servers. It won’t take much work to do the actual transfer, but I am…

In today’s connected world, research has been showing that people are experiencing never-before-seen levels of stress and a lack of time in both our physical and digital lives — the average American checks their phone 47 times a day and spends about four hours on screens. How often have you gone half a day without drinking water, worked straight through lunch without a break, or “accidentally” spent hours scrolling on Instagram or Twitter?

Designed out of pure necessity of their own mental health struggles; Femsplain founder and creator, Amber Discko searched the App Store for something, anything to help with…

Aloe Bud is an all-in-one, self-care pocket companion. It gently brings awareness to self-care activities, using encouraging push notifications, rather than guilt or shame. Helpful reminders from yourself, to yourself; saved within Aloe Bud so you can keep doing you!

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Dear friends,

Aloe Bud self-care pocket companion is set to be submitted to the App Store later this week. Until then, our beta testing program is now open to any Femsplainer’s with iOS devices. (Read more about our plans for Android)

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Aloe Bud will run on iOS devices only, BUT if you’d to see development happen on Android sooner there are 3 ways to actually make that happen:

  1. Make a one-time donation of one or five dollars
  2. Support our work monthly and sign up to be a Patron
  3. Rep Aloe Bud IRL and…

Hi bud! With the launch of our app (April) fast approaching, here’s your first chance to proudly support and share Aloe Bud IRL.


Gardener’s pins and stickers can be a cute reminder for you or someone you care for to KEEP GROWING!

We are taking pin pre-orders starting today as well as selling laptop stickers.

If you’re scrolling through Social Media trying to distract yourself from something you don’t want to think about or you’re looking for a sign that everything will be okay, this is it. So, breathe. Relax into this moment. You’re alive & that’s all that matters. 💚

Via @AloeBud Twitter

Save this for later or come back to it whenever you’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed.

You’ve heard us talk about it before. Here’s your reminder that since we will no longer be publishing new stories we encourage you to join our private Slack community.

Sign up today

For a one time fee of $20. Click the link above to be taken to our secured by Stripe form to purchase a Femslack lifetime membership.

What is it?

It’s our members only chatroom with 80+ channels ranging from #politics and film, to #anime and #cuteanimals. There’s a channel for everything, and if there isn’t, we’ll make one just for you!

Your support will go towards building the Aloe mobile app and keeping the Femsplain community alive!

Take a peek 👀

#cuteanimals > everything

Hi friends,

Yesterday we announced the end of Femsplain’s editorial as of June 1st. Thank you for all your kind messages, we truly appreciate them.

As far as your Medium membership, you can be sure your generous support will be going entirely towards Aloe’s development. BUT, if you’d like to cancel and switch your support over to Patreon you can receive the rewards for supporting over there.

Why support?

By going the crowdfunding route, we get to rely on folks from our community for feedback, rather than investors. …

When we planted our roots in late October 2014, we began with the idea that our stories are important and so is sharing them to those willing to listen. Our Founder Amber Discko both recognized the need for a safe digital space to share personal essays and firmly believed in the power of sharing them with an inclusive community to change hearts and minds. We never thought it would blossom into this.

As of June 2017, it’s with bittersweet hearts to share that we will no longer be publishing new Femsplain stories. However, all stories published will remain available to…


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