Natalie Kent

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I have never been – and never will be – a man

When I was 18 months old (in 1989) any women who saw my long curls in public said to mum: “aw, she’s lovely”. Tim, a classmate in my Year 8 PE lesson at my all-boys’ school once said, to a group of people, in front of me (in March 2002): “Seán is kind of not a boy or a girl but like something in …

Burgers Are For Boys and Salads Are For Girls

Your lunch is packaged with gender-based assumptions.<p>There are countless commercials and advertisements of lithe, happy women giggling while eating salad or floating a skewered tomato to their mouths. Meanwhile, their male counterparts are often seen tackling a juicy burger or gnawing on a …

Sex Reassignment Is Latest Company Benefit in Equality Push

U.S. companies are swiftly adding health insurance benefits for employees who want to transition to another gender, a fairly inexpensive way to show …

have it all wallet pattern. . . : LBG STUDIO

I made my first wallet way back in 2009 and used it for almost 2 years. I liked it so much that when it came time to make a new wallet, I made the …

Learning to Let Go of Black and White Thinking

Since I was a little girl, my mother has been a bearer of an enviable shoe closet and a giver of truly wise fashion advice. "Nothing is more elegant than wearing black and white," I remember her saying as she would slip into an elegant black pant suit and pointy white patent pumps. Her advice and …

I Ate Like a Preteen for a Week

It was awesome…until it wasn’t.<p>As a kid, I was raised on DiGiorno pizzas, Easy Mac, and Pop-Tarts (sorry for outing you, mom). But as a little nugget with a crazy-fast metabolism and loads of extracurricular activities, I stayed in decent shape. As a grownup who knows a lot more about nutrition, …