After years of disordered eating, I’ve found a partner who nourishes me in more ways than one

“Want a bite?” my boyfriend asks, holding out his half-eaten sandwich.

“Sure,” I say, and he hands it to me.

I let my teeth sink into the warm puff of bread.

“You are my chicken,” he says, smiling and squeezing me.


The pink and purple-hued Instagram page of Lovability Inc. …


Christine Long wants women to come.

She wants women to come during sex. She wants women to come when they masturbate. Basically, she wants women to come whenever the hell they want. Long is a 28-year-old entrepreneur living in Brooklyn, New York, and is the founder of What’s In Your…


Having a vagina sucks sometimes. Especially when you’re on your period.

And what makes that time of the month even harder? When companies sell you feminine products that are detrimental to your health. Tampons and pads are filled with harmful chemicals such as bleach and dioxins that your body absorbs…


How her campaign challenged my perspective on politics

It’s safe to say my faith in American politics vanished after Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election. Like many, I had invested my heart and soul in her campaign—and, even more, in the idea of a woman finally leading our country.

For weeks the pain I felt after her…


But definitely not in the way you’d expect.

This fall is my third season as a college athlete. I play on the women’s soccer team at New York University and it has easily been one of the most rewarding experiences of my college career.

Sports have been a central part of my life ever since I was young…

Madeline Howard

writer + editor | Cosmo, Women’s Health, Elite Daily, Nylon, Men’s Health & more | Twitter & Instagram @maddiehowardnyc | MadelineHoward.com

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