Lauren Ash: In Pursuit of Purpose

Twenty-nine-year-old Lauren Ash understands firsthand the necessity of safe spaces for marginalized populations, specifically women of color. Thus, she founded Chicago-based Black Girl In Om.

Poem: VI., by Jay Erickson

This poem is excerpted from the book BLOOM written by Jay Erickson, who wrote it after being diagnosed with advanced testicular cancer in 2013. 100% of the book profits go towards rare cancer [...]