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Hi, I’m Bethany and this is my story. When I walked the halls of school, nobody would talk to me. When I walked the...

Today may or may not be my birthday, and I may or may not be turning sixteen. I know, I know -- the big one-six,...

"When a Mommy and Daddy love each other very much..." "Well, I guess it's time to tell you about the birds and the bees..." *Drops book...

As the terms and definitions of sexuality and gender identity become more openly used, I feel that it is extremely important to understand what...

The problem with depression is that it is a shapeshifter. It can blend in with the normal patterns of a teenager, young adult, or...

Relationships are a wonderful part of the human existence: You create intimate emotional and physical bonds with another human being, and you learn to...

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A tourist wandering Kyoto’s historic geisha districts might spot painted women in beautiful kimono flitting to and from ochaya (tea houses). Fascinating and elusive, these...

Going to La Europa Academy for Girls, a residential treatment center, felt like a “be careful what you wish for” moment. I’d wanted to...

By definition, an introvert is “a person characterized by concern primarily with his or her own thoughts and feelings,” which sounds extremely self-centered and...

Let’s be honest: Right now, female superheroes aren’t good role models. They have the potential to become incredible role models who inspire young girls...