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What we can learn from the woman who invented Spanx
Spanx was a stroke of genius from Sara Blakely — but she had a very hard time getting manufacturers to take her seriously. Sara’s breakthrough moment is smart, funny — and inspiring.
news & politics
Oh, I get it — they’re still mad about the Pill
Reliable, woman-controlled contraception changed many things. The Pill became forever linked to the sexual revolution, women’s liberation, cultural change, even consumer activism. All the things some people wish they could reverse.
family & relationships
The greatest gift my mother gave me
My time with my mother taught me the importance of being in the moment with her. What has caring for an aging parent taught you?
postcards to our younger selves
What would you write in a postcard to your younger self?
Write your own postcard on VN. Here’s how.