Reporters Didn't Go to a Press Conference on Femicide in Minnesota Because the Super Bowl Is More Important

For the past 29 years, the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women has released an annual Femicide Report, which publicizes domestic violence and homicide in the state. This year, the report included information about the 24 Minnesotans who died as a result of domestic violence in 2017. The report recommended increased…

An Obama-Era Bill Finally Gives Hope for Treating Eating Disorders Like Mine

Bulimia, like all eating disorders, is usually described by a compendium of facts, on informational websites and “About” pages for clinics that are, more often than not, for-profit. They talk about the cold mechanics of it—you binge, you purge, you live, you learn—and the generally accepted root cause, which is, as…

Woman Manages to Forgive Person Who Smashed Her In the Face With a Beer Mug For Speaking Swahili 

A Muslim woman who was hit in the face by a drunken, hate-filled stranger for speaking Swahili with her nieces and cousins in an Applebee’s last year managed to forgive her attacker, telling her in court, “I hope you choose love over hate.” Asma Jama’s lower lip was split in two during the assault by Jodie…