Category: true story

True Story: My Husband Used To Be A Woman

What if your wife told you she needed to be a man? This is the sweet, important, amazing story of Anna and Nick, her trans husband. Click through to read the whole thing

What would you do if you fell in love with a woman who told you she needed to transition into being a man? Would you stay? Leave? Remain best friends but split up?

My friends Anna and Nick are a testament to true love. This is their story

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True Story: I’m A Black Muslim Woman Living In Trump’s America

How does it feel to be a black Muslim woman in America right now? Sagirah shares her story.
Our new president recently created a travel ban preventing Muslim refugees (who have been vetted for longer than any of his cabinet nominees) from entering the U.S. He also wants to change the focus of the government’s counter-extremism program to focus exclusively on countering Islamic extremism. Refugees from the seven banned countries have carried out exactly zero fatal terrorist attacks in the U.S.

So how does it feel to be Muslim in America right now? Sagirah tells us.

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True Story: Obamacare Saved My Life

Is the Affordable Care Act perfect? No. Is anything? Also no. This is the story of how Obamacare saved Brittany's life.
Is Obamacare/The Affordable Care Act perfect? No. Is anything? Also no. When the Affordable Care Act was first implemented I was pretty grumpy. I went from paying $100 a month for a $3,000 deductible, to $130 for a $5,000 deductible. “Unfair!!!” I cried whilst gnashing my teeth.

But it’s so, SO important to realize that REAL ACTUAL LIVES hang in the balance here. This isn’t just about finding a good in-network doctor. This is about, ya know, not dying. Today, Brittany shares her story.

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True Story: I Worked For Hillary

What was it like to work on the campaign of the first female presidential nominee? And what happens when that nominee loses? Today Alessandra Biaggi, the former Deputy National Operations Director for Hillary Clinton’s campaign shares her story.

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True Story: I’m an activist

What does it mean to be an activist? How can we take action when we're all busy and tired? What can we do about Trump? Click through for practical, non-depressing insights from a long-time activist!

What does it mean to be an activist? When are you ‘allowed’ to call yourself that? When you’ve marched in X number of protests? Donated X amount of time and money to X causes? Today my friend Rachel shares her story and – what a relief! – being an activist and taking part in our communities and political process is a lot easier and less intimidating than you’d think!

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True Story: I’m a celebrity bodyguard

What would it be like to work as a celebrity bodyguard? Glamorous? Or filled with hate mail and weirdos and death threats? Rob Eastman has been guarding celebrities for 10+ years. Click through to read his story!Ron on the job

What would it be like to work as a celebrity bodyguard? Scary? Exciting? Filled with hate mail and weirdos and death threats? Ron Eastman has been guarding celebrities for more than a decade and today he’s sharing his fascinating story.

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