Health care costs in the United States are through the roof. It’s hard enough trying to survive when hospitals, routine procedures, and medications are increasingly becoming inaccessible.
Add an oppressed identity to the mix and shake well to create a whole new type of barrier.
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“I DON’T have emotions. I’m not like YOU.” My most recent relationship revolved around this concept. My boyfriend would remind me, time and time again, that I was overly emotional, which is something he couldn’t understand since he had “no emotions.” Men don’t have emotions, right? Real men don’t cry. This is SUCH a problem. Society […]
Read More MENtal health: Real Men Don’t Cry
As a young black woman in America, I won’t lie stories like these scare me, why isn’t this being discussed more often? Why are their no efforts being made to ensure this doesn’t happen again, why, why, Why?
Read More I Am Afraid To Give Birth And Here’s Why
Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli just added himself to the long list of cisgender men who think that they have a say in controlling women’s bodies.
Read More Tanzania and Birth Control?
Did you know pregnant women of color are four times more likely to die during child birth than white pregnant women. It is a phenomenon in the health care community. In fact, there are over 830 mothers who die when child bearing everyday around the world. That equals more than 303,000 deaths every year due […]
Read More The racial divide impacts childbirth related deaths
Hi friends! Self disclosure moment, I’m fat. I have been overweight most of my life because of crap I dealt with as a kid that I’m not getting into. So, here’s why that’s okay for me: one, I am not in any medical danger because of my weight, I get checked out on the reg […]
Read More Losing Weight in a Fat-Phobic Society