I’m confident in my sexuality, but my husband’s makes no sense to me

Photo: Xiaoyi Cheng Xiao Yicheng/EyeEm/Getty Images


How I found self love through plastic surgery

All boobs are beautiful. Photo by Alex Blăjan on Unsplash


An epic book list to teach empathy, anti-racism, feminism, and diversity

Digital art by Supriya Bhonsle of a dad reading to two young kids, snuggled on a couch with a blanket
Art by Supriya Bhonsle from Mixkit


They’re seeking connection through domination, at the expense of gender equality.

Fake Smile Photo by Sydney Sims on Unsplash

My husband and I are in bed at the end of what felt like a very long day.


To my shock, he actually responded

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You know I’m talking about Shannon Ashley, because she’s inspired you too.

Mixed media art of a person reaching out from under a wave and another hand reaching out to save them
Photo by Sue Carroll on Unsplash
Shannon tweeting about her lipedema surgery GoFundMe


Yes, you can care about Jews and Palestinians at the same time.

“Path to Peace” wall art painting in English, Arabic, and Hebrew with a dov e— in Netiv HaAsara facing the Gaza border
“Path to Peace” Photo by Cole Keister on Unsplash


“Black is a Rainbow Color” is my favorite this year!

Excited adorable kid, with brown skin and black braids in a striped headband, in a “Future Leader” shirt, on a little bridge
Awesome Kid! — Photo by Kiana Bosman on Unsplash


“You’re the real people,” he said, just before his fans stormed the U.S. Capitol.

A photo of US President Donald Trump looking like it’s in a funhouse mirror
Distorted Trump Photo by Pau Casals on Unsplash

“You’re the real people.”


I love you, dear friend, even if there’s a screen between us.

Digital drawing of a smiling person with flowing black hair, a corona of sun behind her head, and a red heart in front of her
Art by Alejandro Guipzot from Mixkit (cropped)

Darcy Reeder

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They darcyreeder.substack.com

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