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You probably saw this photo of this professor last week on the internet. A student in one of his classes in Israel had to bring her baby to class, and when the baby started fussing, she made to leave, but her professor took the baby and soothed him and continued teaching. Which is amazing. I [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, My Own Ramblings, News

Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood changes a person internally and externally. The current societal standards do not accept the outward changes, and they don't understand the inward ones. To become a mother is to change a person as much as metamorphosis changes a caterpillar into a butterfly. We become unrecognizable. We become beautiful. Many times motherhood begins with a [...]

Categories: My Own Ramblings, News

Posting here at SOAM has been sparse lately for a number of reasons, not to mention the fact that we were hacked awhile back and it's taken a few weeks to get everything back to normal. In the process the site needed a design update which my friend Jen took on because she is amazing [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, News

Feminist Friday 4.3

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook. ~Participate here on SOAM. Around the Web: ~18 Inventions By Women that Changed the World ~This woman refused to remove her birthmark. And you know what? She's gorgeous just as she is. ~This photo was removed from Instagram despite not breaking any rules. Why? [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, News

Spring Break Feminist Friday

It's been a crazy week and I'm so sorry I haven't posted anything. I have a lot of great links for you today, but still no time to make up a post here. Hopefully I will get to do a makeup post on Sunday. But in the mean time I wanted to post a link [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, My Own Ramblings, News

Feminist Friday 3.13

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook. ~Participate here on SOAM. Around the Web: ~With Leonard Nimoy's passing, we take a look back at his photographic art featuring plus-size women. ~Emma Watson (actual real life Feminist Queen) said some pretty great stuff on feminism. I'm so glad girls have her (and [...]

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Feminist Friday 3.6

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook. ~Participate here on SOAM. Around the Web: ~41 Awesome Euphemisms for Vagina. Because it's important to know the correct anatomy, but it's nice to be comfortable enough with your ladyjunk that you have a less formal relationship with them. (Speaking of anatomy - if [...]

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Feminist Friday 2.27

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook. ~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook. ~Participate here on SOAM. Around the Web: ~An important post about health and size from the fat acceptance movement's point of view. ~Great post on what not to wear after age 50. Frankly, I'd like to apply this to all women who have an [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, News

SOAM Featured in a Story about Belly Love

SOAM was mentioned alongside a ton of other belly-love websites yesterday. Go check it out and remember how beautiful you are just as you are.

Categories: Belly, In the Media, News

It's come to my attention that some submissions are not getting through my email and I don't know how often this is happening. Any time you submit a story, you should ALWAYS get an automatic response telling you that it was received. If you don't get this, that means I haven't gotten your email. And [...]

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