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NEW EPISODE! Therapy Tuesday- Unpacking the Complexities of Grief
Podcast
Losing a loved on to the pandemic, job loss, leaving your home, the breaking of a relationship—any of these could cause grief to a person. In this episode, we unpack the complexities of grief.
Press
News
Read what is being written and said about Smashboard. "The platform aims to go beyond the hashtag movements to connect survivors of violence on digital streets, creating a safe space for them to share their stories, give and seek support."
International Women's Day, 2021
International Women's Day
Our feminist allies from around the world told us what this day means to them and what they'd like all of us to remember.
Being My Mother’s Therapist Ruined My Childhood
Emotional Abuse
In this emotional role reversal, I had to keep sacrificing my own childhood needs for attention, comfort, and guidance so that I could accommodate and care for my mother’s emotional needs. This is nothing short of emotional abuse.
Fat Women Should Not Have To Shrink Themselves Or Their Bodies To Be Loved
Interview
"Growing up, I actually believed I had to lose weight to find someone and I honestly did put out a lot of energy in trying to lose weight. And I think that was the biggest mistake I made."~ Amena Aziz, Plus Size Fashion Blogger in an interview to Smashboard.
How Can We Foster Friendships Between Girls And Women Without Falling For Sexist Stereotypes?
Friendships
Patriarchy is constantly creating new ideals for girls/women to live up to and then pushing us to shame each other for not fitting the moulds perfectly or for rejecting them altogether. Ejecting these toxic ideals can make our friendships flourish!
Write For Us
Submissions
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4 Things You Need To Know When Talking To Your Therapist About Assault/Abuse
mental health
Creating open lines of communication during counseling, including setting safety lines/terms when you need to recede, can help draw the borders you need when speaking about your experience. This reduces the stress of power differentials that can be a little overwhelming in therapeutic exchanges.
Working Through Traumatic Memories- The Neuro-feminist Sites of Resistance
mental health
Why do some significant emotional events become disempowering and paralyse us in our everyday lives? How are these memories made and how do they affect us with triggers? What gives these events the emotional charge and what can help diffuse them so we can live healthier fuller lives?
Ten Science Fiction And Fantasy Books By Womxn Authors Love So Much I Wish I Wrote Them Myself- Mimi Mondal
Books
A fantastic science fiction reading list for feminists by Nebula-Award-nominated author, Mimi Mondal.
Crowdsourced Lists
Crowdsourced Lists
We are collating lists put together by feminists allies here so that survivors can find them easily here too. Send us your own list if you'd like it to appear here (DM us
How Neurofeminism Can Help You Battle Anxiety
mental health
Everything you know about yourself in the past, every desire you have for the future, is organized in a non-linear way here within your neurology. Here, time collapses except as a concept through which you code certain thoughts.
Dalit Voices (Episodes 1-15)
Video
Dalit Voices is a video series that seeks to keep the discussion of caste-based gender violence alive after the Hathras gang rape and murder of September 2020. We bring you Dalit womxn activists
10 Reasons Why You Should Use The Terms “Disabled" Or "Person With A Disability”
Disability
By imposing other terms on us that put us on a pedestal, you're also denying the accommodations, the needs, that come with disabilities.

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