BookShelf: About the Road to Title IX, and Jesse Diggins

"We were told for generations that the reason that girls and women didn't play sports is because it was preordained, biologically, physiologically."

Why Sports Matter to Me

Belly dancing is great exercise. I may have fatigue — I am 80 years old — but I keep dancing.

Being in the Same Boat: Breast Cancer Survivors Are Racing Teammates

There are active paddlers who have metastatic breast cancer, people who have survived for decades, and people who completed treatment last year.

The Inner and Outer Life of a Firefighter: The Story of Carla McClellan

I didn’t think I stood a chance, competing against more than a thousand (mostly) men in that room.

Deep Dive: “Let’s Talk About Black Women and Mental Health”

"Unless we start to imagine what we want, we will continue to live out the nightmare that someone else imagined for us. I think of all the brilliance in this room, and all the brilliance next to me, and the way that folks are reimagining what could be.”

June 2 Forum: “Let’s Talk Black Women’s Mental Health”

  When Dr. Catherine Squires returned to our website…

A Healing Journey With Lyrics (updated with music festival images)

How do you explain cancer to your young children while fighting the hardest physical battle you have ever faced? 

Chronic UTI Sufferers Seek to End Pain and Shame

"I want women to see that they’re not alone."

Vignettes From a Badass Life

Or, the Foundations of Trying to Live Without Fear

Art Is Work: Grover Hogan Talks With Drew Maude-Griffin

"I always say that I make art for my mom."

Publisher’s Commentary 2: Faith in Humankind

people did not know in the early 1900s as much as we do now about behavioral changes that can come from wraparound mental, financial, and healing services. Education about genetics and mental health then — and for some still today — was limited to thinking that everything we are and can be is related to genes, and is unchangeable.

White House Announces First Initiative on Women’s Health Research

“Every woman I know has a story about leaving her doctor’s office with more questions than answers."