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Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault

Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Steph Auteri
2.16.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Doctors Need to Stop Shaming Recreational Drug Users

People will continue to lie to their doctors until this stops.
Suzannah Weiss
11.29.17
mental health
mental health

'Lady Dynamite' Takes the Crazy out of Mental Illness

It approaches bipolar disorder as multi-faceted and manageable, rather than something to live in fear of.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.28.17
addiction
addiction

There's No Such Thing as a Baby Opioid Addict

“They can be born dependent on a substance, but there is a difference between dependence and addiction.”
Virgie Townsend
11.8.17
mental health
mental health

Having ADHD Doesn’t Make Me a Bad Partner

Tips on how to date someone with ADHD, from someone with ADHD.
Terena Bell
11.7.17
Sex
Sex

How the Hell Can Someone Have a Poop Fetish?

Evolution may provide one explanation.
Markham Heid
11.2.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

Dating as a Woman in Recovery Means Always Being Judged

"I wasn’t seen as a survivor, but as a ticking time bomb, a woman with an unsavory past that haunted me like a lengthy criminal record."
Amy Dresner
10.13.17
Sex
Sex

People Have Been STD Shaming Since Medieval Times

A brief and bumpy history of overblown STD stigmas.
Elizabeth Brown
9.28.17
RACE
RACE

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
STDs
STDs

People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes

For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
S.E. Smith
9.12.17
STDs
STDs

You Can Get Your Partner Chlamydia Meds, Too

They don't even have to go to the doctor.
Michelle Malia
8.24.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

It's Time to Stop Calling People 'Addicts'

How we talk about addiction is a matter of life and death.
Maia Szalavitz
8.21.17