Browsing the "Body" Category

Call It By Its Name

March 10th, 2020 | by Kira Garcia

Whether my son turns out to be a boy, a girl, or neither, I want him to know that our bodies belong to us and that language is important. This applies to names, pronouns, and of course, body parts.


Spontaneous Dissection

March 3rd, 2020 | by Marylou Fusco

The rarity of my condition made him sound a little giddy, and I learned that the line between freak show and superstar depended on where you were standing


Winter Skin

February 14th, 2020 | by Rachel Masilamani

"You look different today." A comic about being biracial and mothers, daughters, and comments on #beauty


The Fall

February 11th, 2020 | by Jennifer Jordán Schaller

Her tooth, a white pearl, hung by strings. My four-year-old daughter Ruby had been jumping up and down inside the


The Only One/The Lucky One

October 28th, 2019 | by Erin Pushman

Walking up to the surgery floor, you feel the weight of the year your daughter has spent fighting this tumor. But it’s not the kind that holds you down. It’s the kind you push through, like swimming through water


Be Brave: Facing My Child’s Surgery

October 14th, 2019 | by Erin Pushman

Surgery means Lucille might soon start to look the way she would have looked if a central giant cell granuloma had not happened to her face.


On Weaning

May 27th, 2019 | by Kira Garcia

My son arrived via c-section after an astonishingly easy DIY queer conception and a much more complicated birth. He emerged


The Quiet on the Other Side

April 23rd, 2019 | by Hazel Kight Witham

The Quiet on the Other Side By Hazel Kight Witham The quiet stops when they call my name from the



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