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Ask Me About My Uterus
Essays, interviews, and research about reproduction health, menstruation, endometriosis, PCOS, PMDD, menopause, miscarriage, identity, infertility and more.
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ARCHIVE ONLY. No longer open for submissions / membership. First-person essays about menstruation, menopause, miscarriage, identity, sex and conditions of the reproductive system (endometriosis, PCOS, PMDD, infertility, and more).

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kara rota
editor of books at Macmillan/@flatironbooks; @cookstr podcast; opinions mine only (mostly concerning feminist rage, pro wrestling, & subway reading)
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Tracy Lytwyn
Sometimes, I write about my uterus. Sometimes, I don’t.
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Editor
Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Angry feminist writer type. Journalism student. One woman pockets revolution. Bi, disabled, nerd.
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Amie Newman
Communication + Writing for Social Change: amienewman.com. Writer, Our Bodies Ourselves. Feminist Warrior.
Writers
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Nicole Tavares
Writer, knitter, math enthusiast.
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Stephanie Cabral
Sass Master General according to @abbymnorman. I teach things to children and make maps and stuff.
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Mx. Elis de Guerre
They/them. Androgyne essayist, journalist, editor, & activist. Novel and narrative nonfiction manuscripts in progress. #Spoonie #LGBTQ #Binders
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Lisa Renee
Write it down.
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Abby Norman
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Laura Epstein-Norris
photographer, activist, teacher
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Kristin
Retired teenager
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JessG.
LGBTQ Wife — Life-lover, Book-reader, Story-writer, Truth-teller, & Love-enthusiast. Modern day feminist, rarely politically correct, but always political.
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Lisa Gastaldo
Writer. Mother. Widow. Survivor. Featured in HumanParts, The Liberty Project & Huffington Post. Looking for life’s perfect fit at SearchingForBigGirlPanties.com
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Louelle Denor
Feminist-killjoy, Philosopher-Poet, Student-Slob. Informal writing on formal subjects. This is NOT academia! *phew* #sorrynotsorry
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BrieanaRepublic
Sharing my words & thoughts.
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Dana Cass
writer // tech comms // freelance human // this is just a selection; check out all my work at http://www.danacass.com
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Alana Hope Levinson
writer/editor of things on the internet.
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Stephanie Georgopulos
lead, platform writers @medium // editor-in-chief of human parts // writer // west coast good witch // impossible windows // steph@medium.com
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Dayna Winter
Writer, spinster, dog mom. @Shopify bankrolls my burrito habit. “I’m a loner, Dottie, a rebel.”
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Lauren Schulte Wang
founder & ceo, flexfits.com
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editor
Tracy Lytwyn
Sometimes, I write about my uterus. Sometimes, I don’t.
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Angela Barnett
Writer. Wig Wearer. Shame Buster. Basically, extremely dangerous.
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Rebecca Maddalo
Just a girl who wants to tell stories. Filmmaker. Writer. Musician. Creator of @theburningfilm http://kck.st/1Dl0VNa
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Skylar Bayer
Marine ecology PhD student. Interested in: @umaineDMC, #science, #humor, #scallops, @story_collider, #storytelling, @RCRollers, @vstvme, and leggings.
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Kayla Lane Freeman
A curious woman.
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Annette Elizabeth
Richmond Illustrator from Philly
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snapshots & stories
Sharing tidbits from our adventure through Southeast Asia
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Diana Enríquez
Ph.D. student at Princeton (Labor, Informal Economies) | previously research + content at TED
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helese…
No clever tagline right now; overwhelmed b y the changes in my life right now. It’s always this way.
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Jenna Steckel
Best at room temperature
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Maggie Owsley
EVERYTHING IN ITS RIGHT PLACE
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Joy Saint James
Postmodern Moll Flanders, adventuress, sinner, explorer, yogani. Recovering prude, former nerd, brainy bimbo. Day job Big Bad Banking. Twitter @ScholarlySlut
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editor
Amie Newman
Communication + Writing for Social Change: amienewman.com. Writer, Our Bodies Ourselves. Feminist Warrior.
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Minna Von Walden
Words flow from my soul through the ink in my pen, to tear stains on my paper. MinnaVonWalden.com
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Ashley Patterson
Marketing @IBM, Lecturer @Columbia. Formerly @Shutterstock @Fahrenheit212. Feminist & human rights advocate. Board @MorningsideCtr. Alum @Columbia & @UNC.
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Chachi Bobinks
Event planner, podcaster, feminist, writer, and cat lady. I also have kids who are probably not cats. I curse a lot on Twitter. https://ko-fi.co
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Katie Lee
Journalist, author, geek. Find out more at www.katielee.co.uk (and if you’re a mother about to return to work, join my free ecourse!
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Katie C.
24. Mainer. College Grad. Lover of all things international. Global citizen. Cook. Dog lover and owner. Old soul. Endometriosis. Confidant.
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Tan
Always in the spotlight
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Sarah Charles
Believer. Wife to @AaronCharles18. Writer & Editor at "Cooking With Sarah". Foodie. Aspiring Leader.
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Danielle Corcione
Freelance writer and editor // Tinyletter.com/decorcione // DanielleCorcione.com
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Kristin M. Coppens
'Roving Reporter' @HealthierMI @BCBSM | Media Relations @awesomemitten | Digital Communications Junkie | Support Local | #GRMI Advocate | @GVSUAlum | Spoonie
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Kirsten Schultz
Writer: health, disability, relationships, sexuality, gender | Featured/quoted in Teen Vogue, Broadly, HelloFlo, US News - visit kirstenschultz.org for more
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Jen Thorpe
Feminist writer. Ed of @MyFirstTimeSA and @FeministsSA sites. Reading only African Women Writers for a year. Love yoga, red wine. Vegetarian. Love Cape Town
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Jennifer Gunter
OB/GYN, writer, sex health expert, defender of evidence-based medicine. I wield the lasso of truth. Tweets are not medical advice. I speak for no one but me.
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Clue
Clue helps you understand your cycle so you can discover how to live a full and healthy life.
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Noémie Elhadad
health. language. computers. chandeliers. vegetables that start with the letter K. aesthetics.
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Bloomlife
Supporting health, confidence, and peace of mind throughout pregnancy. At the forefront of wearable tech designed specifically for women.
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Tzana Saldania
Nerd by day, Geek by Night | http://gotham-knights.com/
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Charlene Haparimwi
Women's rights, food and nutrition, fashion/beauty & positive vibes. Twitter & Instagram @queencharlene95 🦄charlenehaparimwi.contently.com
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jourdenvsander
Fictional stories, poetic stories, nonfiction stories, tiny stories, yes, stories.
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Lucy Wilson
Independent consultant working on sexual & reproductive health — including menstrual health, monitoring & evaluation, research impact, strategy, and more.
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Beejoli Shah
I write a lot.
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The Violet Factor
visual storytelling | photography meets narratives
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Jess Rudy
writer. historian. journalist. zucchini whisperer. knitter. carnivore. theater geek. cat lady. former editrix.
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Mirah Curzer
Lawyer. Feminist. Photographer. Slurper of noodles and drinker of scotch.
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Chrystani
Millennial from the hood. Writing from the hood.
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Merrilee McCoy
Creative | Tea Drinker | Lounge Room Dancer | Melbourne Australia.
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Nita
driven by emotions, fueled by desire, sustained by the written word
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Ruby Simione
College kid in the Blue Ridge. Creative Writing/Outdoor Leadership double major. Genderqueer, oldest child, bike mechanic/electrician, coffee-lover.
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jelenawoehr
Endurance rider, hiphophead, community builder, LSAT dork, medium-good writer. Sea witch outside, linebacker inside. Casual boxer, serious ramen appreciator.
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Xara Nahara O'Connor
I’m a cat lover who happens to be able to write decently well and know a thing or two about psychology. I’m also an artist at heart, but I can barely draw
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Hanna Brooks Olsen
I wrote that one thing you didn’t really agree with. Interests include progressive policy, Pac-12 football, feminism, and Oxford commas. Curious to a fault.
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Maggie McCracken
Writer, yoga teacher, world traveler and health nerd. Blogging at www.olivebranchblog.com, writer for @Dose and @OMGFacts. IG: www.instagram.com/maggieblogs
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Brittany Lash
Writer. ND grad. Story lover. @brittanylash
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Jacob Tobia
Genderqueer Media Figure. LGBTQ Advocate. Writer. Part-Time Fashion Icon.
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Meg Furey
Writer-for-hire. Essayist. Staff Writer at The American Genius. www.megfurey.com
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Marissa Korbel
Feminist. Lawyer. Mama. Published at Guernica, Bitch, The Establishment, and monthly at The Rumpus. @likethchampagne. marissakorbel.com
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Meghann McNiff
A blog of things I learned the hard way. In homage to my Uncle Bud — who died while I was riding a motorcycle in Mongolia, and always encouraged me to write.
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Rukhsana Sukhan
What if your judgements are projections of your insecurities and your flatteries are projections of your vanity? There is no compassion without humility.
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Sabrina Joy Stevens
Mama, thinker, writer, occasional troublemaker. Used to teach 4th grade. Now teach (& learn from!) folks of all ages to stand up for ourselves & each other.
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Lisa Kerr
Writer with work featured in New York magazine, Huffington Post and more. www.thelisakerr.com
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Allison Smith
A career in Marketing, a background in the Middle East, a love of podcasts, and a passion to build a better life based on equality and fairness. Check me out!
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Jill Sergison
Co-Host, @ThePeachPodcast, sexual health educator, contraception fanatic
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Lucy Wilson
UX + Fashion. Brit living in the Bay.
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Missy J. Kennedy
Writer, editor, illustrator. tinyletter.com/missyjkennedy
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Kaitlyn S. C. Hatch
Prolific reader, Creative human being, meditates daily.— www.kaitlynschatch.com
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BriReneeWrites
Mom, author, spiritual bad ass, vegetarian, sex positive blogger, creator of lovesexandmagic.co ❤️👅🔮✨
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teachersbrain
Teacher, NBCT, Origami Owl Jewelry Designer, VP of Sign-o-saurus of Daytona, Inc. A Learner, Teacher, & Child Advocate
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kellykimball
Bilingual editorial & multimedia professional in Washington, DC. Check out my projects at kellywriteswords.com.
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Heba Shaheed
Physiotherapist and Nutrition Coach | Women's Health | Incontinence | Prolapse | Fertility | Pregnancy | Post-Partum | Pelvic Pain | Endometriosis | Vaginismus
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Editor
Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Angry feminist writer type. Journalism student. One woman pockets revolution. Bi, disabled, nerd.
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Menstrual Matters
Check. Track. Manage. Take control of your health by understanding how it relates to your menstrual cycle. www.menstrual-matters.com
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Jordan Bray
Chances are I have a migraine. My spirit guides are Voltaire & Bierce. Considering making SJW into a religion. Genealogist
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Abbie
Essayist before essays were cool. Bylines in many things. allpurposewriter@gmail.com
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Katie Simpson
Young heart, old soul. Fuel my caffeine addiction http://paypal.me/KS1989
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Sarah Brynn Holliday
Queer feminist sex blogger writing about the intersections of sexuality, queerness, depression, and trauma. www.formidablefemme.com
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Sara Lynn Michener
Writer. Maker. Feminist. Internet Curator. Spitfire. Ravenclaw. Trekkie. Social Justice Apologist.
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Ally Niemiec
I write about living with chronic illness + pain & healing.
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Meg
Writing, because talk is cheap
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Devon Henry
Writer, Nerd Queen, Trex Impersonator, Amateur Viking, Mostly Harmless
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Yen Oledan
writer. awed by the simple. downshifter.
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Augusta Khalil Ibrahim
Mellow Drama Queen strikes thought matches.
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Rachel Bernard
Rachel lives in the Hudson Valley in New York with her husband and two dogs. She is Assistant Director of Marymount Manhattan’s Bedford Hills College Program.
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Ainslie Caswell
voice artist | essayist | poet … www.ainsliecaswell.com
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Gayle Francis
Always a writer. Sometimes an editor. Becoming a cosplayer.
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Ann Ecdotes
Poetry, comedy and satirical anecdotes. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ann-french
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Nicole Schuman
And I met you between the wax and the needle, In the words of my favorite song. Social media. News. Football.
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Jessie M
I write stuff. More info at http://jessiewrites.com
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Angie Lee
Data-driven, design-focused builder. Chief Product Officer @celmatix. Former @IDEO-er.
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Samantha Burden
Wayward ovary
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Aimee Raupp
Best-selling author of ‘Yes, You Can Get Pregnant”, women’s wellness expert, CEO of Aimee Raupp Beauty, acupuncturist & naturally pregnant at 40. AimeeRaupp.com
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Essential Insider
Love sharing about #EssentialOils & #Menopause #allergies #painrelief #perimenopause Learn more: https://goo.gl/OyGsTl Opinions by @kimbeasley #healthliving
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Lily DelaLuna
♾Helping mxn+womxn heal the self + love the other . 🔮#MagicalAF Creator 🌱Nutritionwitch 🎙Vocalist . Founder: 🔴Painless Period Movement &🔺Temple of Dude
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Allison Temple
Writer, wife, wrangler (no particular order). I like to keep busy. Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/cjANow https://allisontempleblog.wordpress.com
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Kitty Wenham
I'm so adjective I verb nouns. Find me on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1Yg606f
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mitzi.flyte
A 70 year old retired RN who’s following her 60 year old dream of being a writer, one interested in everything unusual. www.facebook.com/MitziFlyteAuthor
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genneve
Taking on the taboos of women’s hormonal health and helping women feel fabulous in their bodies at every age. Discover us on genneve.com, Facebook & Twitter.
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Advocates For Youth
Rights. Respect. Responsibility. Following an account does not indicate philosophical agreement or support of the account holder. 501C(3).
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shannon perry
Marketing & comms director at genneve, writer, runner, sharer of stories that empower and inspire. shannon@genneve.com
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Wendy Staley Colbert
Personal essayist, memoirist, journalist
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Kylie Sparks
failed debutante / actor in lots of things / writer of a few things / producer / singer / activism & intersectional feminism / puppies / pancakes
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Susan B.
Solvent, sober, abstinent -- @healingdoodle artist, @moneysober spending plan enthusiast, writer, wife, mom
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Rachel Langer
Screenwriter. Canadian. Wordsmith for The Order, The Bletchley Circle San Francisco, Ghost Wars, and This Life. Loud about endometriosis and women’s health.
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Sofia Indy
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Kayla Templeton
Awkward tea lover who generally writes about mental health, chronic illness, and sexual health.
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World Pulse
World Pulse is a social networking platform connecting women worldwide for change. http://www.worldpulse.com
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Soleine Scotney
Global Health and infertility advocate