Sunday Link Love: You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out (Really)!

By Diana Denza--I hope you’re all enjoying the Fourth of July weekend! Whether you’re planning to hit the beach or blast the AC and hide under a blanket (raises hand), don’t forget to check out this week’s roundup of bo-po stories before you go.

Sunday Link Love: The Pride Edition

By Diana Denza--Happy Pride, dear readers! Today, I'll be marching in the NYC Pride Parade. But before we all indulge in the day's festivities, check out these LGBTQIA-themed pieces. Enjoy!

What Does it Mean to be Imperfect? Proud2Bme Bloggers Weigh in

By Laura Porter--I’m reminded frequently (mostly by my awesome therapist) that celebrating my imperfections and the willingness to admit imperfection is a liberating process.

3 Ways to Hold Body Shamers Accountable on Social Media

By Dana Land--When someone does something wrong in the eyes of the social media world, judgment is handed down swiftly and with little regard for the parties involved.

A Message to Men in the Wake of the Stanford Rape Case

By Annie Stewart--It didn’t start there. It didn’t start with an unconscious girl beside a dumpster, as if her body were equivalent to the trash surrounding her.


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