My Reality


Amanda Van Slyke

How I Started a Magazine While Overcoming Mental Illness

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies instead of Photoshop, real issues ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies ... [ more ]

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Alanna: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where I could ride around on a horse, swing a sword, ... [ more ]

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where ... [ more ]

My greatest desire as a kid was to live in a fantasy world where I could ride around on ... [ more ]

Frida Kahlo (centre) with Malu Block and Diego Rivera, 1932.

Navigating through Frida

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is Frida Kahlo who remains a ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is ... [ more ]

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Mourning Mother’s Day

Mother's Day was founded in mourning. Yet for those of us without living mothers, those of us whose mothers hurt us, those of us ... [ more ]

Mother's Day was founded in mourning. Yet for those of us without living mothers, ... [ more ]

Mother's Day was founded in mourning. Yet for those of us without living mothers, those of us whose mothers ... [ more ]

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The Things a Man Learns Living With a Feminist

My partner is a feminist, I know it for a fact. I know it because she told me so. One day, long before we ... [ more ]

My partner is a feminist, I know it for a fact. I know it ... [ more ]

My partner is a feminist, I know it for a fact. I know it because she told me so. ... [ more ]

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My Reality: Confessions of a Non-Breeder

We were seated at his kitchen table when he told me he didn’t see a future with me. He said that I wasn’t the ... [ more ]

We were seated at his kitchen table when he told me he didn’t see ... [ more ]

We were seated at his kitchen table when he told me he didn’t see a future with me. He ... [ more ]