Acceptance Category

October 26, 2020

Visiting My Schizoaffective Friend After His Forced Psychiatric Stay

Daniel is diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. After a recent forced psychiatric stay, he sent me an email describing his loss…

October 14, 2020

How to Set Boundaries in the WFH Normal

Shot of a stressed out businesswoman surrounded by colleagues needing help Dear DW, Now that I’m working from home, I…

October 14, 2020

D&I at a Pivotal Point in Time

5 Minutes with Sandra Phillips Rogers Rogers has many roles, but in a year marked by historic change, none is…

October 8, 2020

Life as a 29 Inch Tall Teen (Saddan Dysplasia)

Wildine is diagnosed with Saddan Dysplasia, a rare form of dwarfism. She is 17 years old and 29 inches tall.…

October 1, 2020

An Autistic Homeschooled Geek (And Proud of It!)

Garrett is autistic, homeschooled, and a self-described “geek”. He is also proud of all three of those things. Garrett often…

September 24, 2020

Living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

​@FunsizedStyle is diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type III. At 21 years old she is 31 inches tall and has experienced…

September 24, 2020

The CRISIS Leader

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, the first Black president of 120-year-old Simmons University, is uniquely prepared to lead the women’s college…

September 24, 2020

A tribute for Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Throughout her career, Ruth Bader Ginsberg fought for us, working women. This diminutive woman was called the “Thurgood Marshall of…

September 16, 2020

Five Unique Sisters (Four Adopted Internationally and Three Disabled)

Francesca was adopted internationally and is diagnosed with Apert syndrome. She is often teased which results in her feeling self-conscious.…

September 3, 2020

My Friend with Speech Apraxia (Difficulty Communicating but Understanding Everything)

Emma is diagnosed with speech apraxia. It is difficult for her to communicate verbally but she understands everything. Emma was…