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The 2019 Feminist Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays everyone! I hope your holiday season is one filled with peace and light and no last minute scrambling to buy the perfect presents for your loved ones. Mine is more the latter. And when you're a last minute shopper like me, it is even harder to buy gifts that are unique and support … Continue reading The 2019 Feminist Holiday Gift Guide

Oh my Goddess! 5 Goddesses to Obsess Over

Have you ever been so overwhelmed with admiration for a woman that you’re quick to chirp out the expression “She is such a goddess!”? What was it about her that prompted such an exclamation? Her beauty? Her wisdom? Her tall figure? Was it some amalgamation of all the ‘best’ qualities that our culture assigns to … Continue reading Oh my Goddess! 5 Goddesses to Obsess Over

Growing Older and Embracing Change

Where did the time go?  I remember myself as this young woman in my twenties and thirties.  When I reached my forties I said, “girl, you’re getting older.” I felt unappreciative of where my life was going because I didn’t follow the traditional path of marriage and parenthood. Growing older meant that I would spend moments … Continue reading Growing Older and Embracing Change

Paris is Always a Good Idea

Lydia Benitez, a close friend of Release the Women, took a solo trip to France a couple of months ago, thoroughly documenting on Instagram as she went. She was completely vulnerable from the start, sharing the real anxiety and loneliness that overwhelmed her first night. We were captivated by every extremely raw and genuine post … Continue reading Paris is Always a Good Idea

What an Autism Diagnosis Taught me about Being Human

On January 2, 2019, I was diagnosed with the branch of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) formerly known as Apsergers Syndrome. And it was one of the happiest days of my life. Prior to the three-month diagnostic process that led to this moment, all I knew about Autism was what most people know: Rain Man, The … Continue reading What an Autism Diagnosis Taught me about Being Human