In the News With Amy

What The Fuck Is My Face Shape? New Favorite Instagram:  Feminist_Tinder South Dakota Lawmaker Proposes Genital Inspections For Trans High School Athletes Five Studies:  Why IUDs Are Poised To Become The Future Of Birth Control Meet The Woman Who Started A Blog About Female Orgasms


Interview with Ann Sydney Taylor

I met Ann Sydney Taylor at a loud rock show at Bottletree last year and was instantly drawn to her warmth and humor.  I can appreciate anyone that can talk college sports in one breath and new and amazing rock-n-roll in the next.  Since then,


XY: In 1995

In 1995, a friend asked me to take her to the New Woman All Women Clinic in Southside, Birmingham. She needed an abortion. She couldn’t tell her family, and she had no one else to turn to. She was scared. She was upset. She was


Seeking Wellness, Finding Wonder

In spring 2013, on a day like any other day, during a happy hour like any other happy hour, I stared at my second ginger margarita and saw it: the trajectory of my life, flashing before my half-drunk eyes. Like a sad, boring slideshow, utterly


Adult Learning

Most have probably heard that it’s a lot harder to learn something later in life as opposed to starting to learn it as child. I think there is a lot of truth to that, but that it shouldn’t discourage one from learning if the desire

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In Defense of the Dick Pic

I am that girl. The elusive “actually likes a dick pic” girl. After hearing so many women talk about their fury, their disgust and the pure misogyny that is receiving a dick pic, I set out to figure out why I’m different and why I


A Video Interview with Virginia Newcomb

During Girls Rock Birmingham, a music camp for girls, I had the chance to volunteer and meet so many great women who were also volunteering. I was charmed by one in particular – Virginia Newcomb. We goofed off together and after the camp we met up


The Fire

After about a year of doing it full time, life as an escort was starting to wear on me. I was getting sick more and more, always tired, and even ended up in the hospital for a few days. My pimp, Larry, was generous and


In the News This Week With Amy

Why We Still Need Women’s Equality Day Stunning Photos From a Place Where Women Rule John Piper:  Women Not Suited For Most Jobs In The World The Trait That Makes Women Great Leaders Female Pick Up Lines:  It’s About Time