Tuning In

"I took a short walk at the beach today. The first time since early June. I was slow, my stride was short, my right hip hurts, my left heel hurts, but … I took a walk at the beach today. You have no idea how much freedom is contained in that short sentence: I took a walk at the beach today. I'm sitting in the shade this afternoon, enjoying the clarity of the water, the light … [Read More]



Oct 2014: Let Us Be Women Who LISTEN

Hi dear SheLovelys, Welcome to a brand-new month! We're doing something different on SheLoves this October. The idea flowed out of our grief over the recent … [Read More]


In Tech, on Waves, in Space…Good News for Girls

  Women flexing grey matter! Maryam Mirzakhani, from Iran, is the first woman to take the world's top math prize. Brittany Wenger created a cloud app … [Read More]



The Life Not The Lack

"I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen." John Steinbeck I had the privilege of meeting a special little girl in our neighbourhood a … [Read More]


Hope for a Cure (to Our Mindless Consumerism)

"Support the Cure," implores the small pink bumper sticker on the car in front of me. I sit at the stoplight in silence, staring at the sticker with its peppy little … [Read More]

Featured Stories


The Red Couch: An Altar in the World (Prayer: Then and Now)

The gift arrived on a Sunday morning. My husband and I sat cozied together on an over-sized reading chair, one of those perfect pieces of furniture that makes you wonder whether it’s built for one or for two, the kind that requires a cup of tea no matter … [Read More]


September Zine: Nashville + Sisterhood + Autumn

I don't know how I always manage to schedule my vacations at the end of the month, but here I am creating the zine from a new city.  Last February I designed the zine in Kelley Nikondeha's living room in Phoenix. This month, I find myself parked on a little … [Read More]



By Austin Channing | Twitter: @austinchanning Too Black I grew up immersed in white culture through private education. I attended predominately white schools from preschool through college. Though I successfully navigated the ins and outs of school, … [Read More]


Intentionality in Conquering Othering

By Dianna E. Anderson | Twitter: @DiannaEAnderson In high school, I had a friend who was the son of the local Southern Baptist preacher. We were in the same activities and shared a religious belief, so we got along well. Until I told him I wanted to go … [Read More]


The Song of the Girls Who Don’t Wear Dresses

By Esther Emery | Twitter @estheremery Ask me what I know of beauty, and I’ll tell you about black boots and spiky hair. Ribbed tank tops and belts as thick as highways. The color black, and weight, and thickness. I come from the tribe of girls who … [Read More]