Women's Issues Magazine

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  • Do Not Let Tumblr Frame Their Adult Content Ban as “Positive”

    Tumblr is banning all “adult” content. Besides being a terrible business move, this is also one of the most disingenuous decisions I’ve ever seen from an... Read more

    The 04 December 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • Who Decides When Pain is “Intolerable”?

    Decides When Pain “Intolerable”?

    Imagine that, like me, you have a serious, incurable medical condition. If left untreated, this condition could kill you or at least have a devastating,... Read more

    The 04 October 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • Intuitive Eating Made Me Miss My Flight

    (But, in the words of the great Rebecca Bunch, the situation’s a lot more nuanced than that.)Last night I was supposed to be on a flight to DC. Read more

    The 19 August 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • And Suddenly, Life

    Suddenly, Life

    And just like that, it’s over. The surgeon said there’s no evidence of cancer remaining in my body, my hair is growing back, my new boobs are growing steadily... Read more

    The 20 May 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • I Read Ready Player One and Liked It

    Read Ready Player Liked

    Last month I saw this trailer in a movie theater and was captivated:Yup, I didn’t realize it was for Ready Player One until close to the end. Read more

    The 03 May 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • Polyamory and the Friendship Litmus Test

    Lately I’ve been trying to work out my feelings about nonmonogamy and metamours–specifically, how to articulate to partners what I’d like my relationships with... Read more

    The 24 April 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • What ADHD Actually Is

    ADHD (or ADD, as it used to be called) is such a misunderstood disorder, especially among adults, that I figured I’d dedicate an article to clearing up... Read more

    The 01 April 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • Please Do Not “Walk Up” to People You Think Might Murder You

    Please “Walk People Think Might Murder

    I had a double mastectomy a week ago, which for the context of this article means two things: 1) I was unable to participate in the March For Our Lives... Read more

    The 26 March 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • The Freedom of Infertility

    Before cancer, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to have kids. I knew that I had plenty of time to decide, and that I might start to feel strongly about having them at... Read more

    The 06 March 2018 by   Brute Reason
  • Why I Told My Clients I Have Cancer

    Self-disclosure–what to share about yourself with a client, and how–is a big topic of debate among therapists. Some old-school psychologists think that you... Read more

    The 21 February 2018 by   Brute Reason

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