Goop is a modern lifestyle brand that threatens our quality of life and is a danger to the health of women everywhere.

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Model, actress and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow possesses an immense amount of social influence and powerful potential to make a radical difference in the world in truly positive ways.

Instead, however, Paltrow seems determined to squeeze every last penny she can out of hopeful and trusting women around the globe who respect or look up to her.

In a world where women’s health and body autonomy is already not taken as seriously as it should be, I have a real bone to pick with Paltrow’s “wellness” lifestyle brand and company, Goop, charging exorbitant amounts of money for faulty and dangerous products backed only by unsubstantiated, false and ludicrous claims. …

I’m probably one of those people, but I’m also stubborn as hell.

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Photo by Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition on Unsplash

When I was looking for the right birth control option for my husband and I, we only had a few options available.

I’d been on the pill years before, and it really messed with my system. It threw my hormones way out of whack, and just didn’t have me feeling like myself. So that option was out.

After plenty of research, and talking my several of my doctors, I settled on getting an IUD.

I was even more sold on the prospect when my gynecologist diagnosed me with endometriosis, a chronic condition that results in increased pain and inflammation in the female reproductive system, and there was a particular IUD (the Mirena) that is proven to relieve pain related to endometriosis.

As a community of survivors at Fearless, this is a topic we’re paying close attention to.

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In June 2016, Amber Heard went public with allegations that Johnny Depp, her then ex-husband, had physically abused her and that she was a victim of intimate partner violence. This news surfaced when Heard filed for a restraining order against Depp shortly after their divorce, citing domestic abuse as the cause.

Heard then went on to pen an opinion piece in the Washington Post in 2018 stating the backlash she received after speaking out about being a victim of Depp’s alleged abuse.

Depp denied all accusations from the very start.

As more media outlets picked up on the story, Johnny Depp’s reputation went south very quickly, and he experienced a substantial loss in job opportunities and acting roles because of these accusations. …


Gillian Sisley

Online solopreneur. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. I write about womanhood, writing & entrepreneurship. Never miss a single beat 👉

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