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The Wait
On the interminable two weeks between a bad sonogram and the end of a pregnancy.
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Lena Dunham on the Healing Power of Sexual Fantasy
On the Healing Power of Sexual Fantasy
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Lit Thursday: And it Burns, Burns, Burns
Lenny recommends magazine articles of yore.
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Living with Breast Cancer While Broke
Here's how I coped when I realized I literally couldn't afford to live.
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A Guide to Reducing Stress
A guide to reducing stress through lifestyle changes.
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How to Support Women's Reproductive Health and Freedom
Here are some great volunteer opportunities around the country, for both those who wanna get on the front lines and also those who'd prefer...
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Potions and Tonics
A DIY guide to healing tinctures.
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Survival Kit for Lives Affected by Trump
A living document of things women, POC, immigrants, the working poor, and the people who love them can do to keep going.
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Showing My Scars
Cobie Smulders on her body's journey through cancer and back.
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Educating the Women of Myanmar
Teaching about sex where there' s no word for vagina.
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Ode-to-Boob Superfood Energy Bites
A healthy (and delicious) snack to enjoy year-round.
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The Bald and the Beautiful
Coming to terms with cancer-related hair loss, one wig at a time.
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Preparedness
When the things you learn to live with keep changing.
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Menstrual Cycling
Sarah Konner rides bikes and talks about periods.
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Eyes Down Here
A comic about breasts.
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How Transcendental Meditation Helps Survivors of Domestic Violence
The benefit of finding solace from trauma through meditation.
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Debunking the Pill Hysteria
Editor in Chief Jessica Grose drops some Truth and Science about our old friend the pill.
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Having a Type-A Disease
How illness taught a television executive that it's OK to admit weakness.
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Breaking Down Getting Off: The Industrial Design of Vibrators
An in-depth look at the vibrator industry and the limitations of its heteronormative roots.
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Preventing Zika in Puerto Rico
Lenny's Deputy Editor Laia Garcia gets the 411 on the Zika virus.
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