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Letting Go of the Body Myth

"I'm just trying to change the world one fat girl at a time," Gabi Gregg '08 writes in the Young, Fat, and Fabulous blog she's been churning out since graduation. Gregg is determined to make a difference in the lives of disenfranchised women everywhere: "girls like me—the ones who are so in love with an…... » Read more

Crusading For a Cause

After suffering personal loss, alums reach out to help others Deborah Morosini '80 is a doctor. She appreciates logic and has a great deal of respect for science, but in certain areas of her life, she finds little need for cold, hard facts. She knows what she knows,…... » Read more

Her Name Was Bette: An Illuminating Account of Disease, Family, and Forgiveness

To celebrate her tenth wedding anniversary in 2007, Sherri VandenAkker '87 and her husband, Malcolm, drove west from Boston to retrace the events of that memorable day. They had married in Abbey Chapel and VandenAkker wanted to savor, once again, a sunny, fall day on…... » Read more

Is Being Lesbian Hazardous to Your Health?

A pioneering alumna doctor delivers a mixed prognosis The state of lesbian healthcare is like the classic cartoon in which a doctor says to a patient, “Well, I have good news and bad news …” According to Patricia A. Robertson ‘72, a physician and professor…... » Read more