This is in a pull quote and should be in block quote. You have one more like this in your article. Change to block quote

Women, this may be one of the most important articles you’ve ever read.

Photo by Jade Destiny on Unsplash

A few months ago, I learned about Shannon Ashley’s tortuous journey with her lipedema, her difficulty getting diagnosed, and the cost of getting treatment. You can’t miss her frequent writing about this disease.

I wrote an article — A Writer’s Medical Plight is a Common Theme in our Country —…

How many more women will be murdered by their abusers?

Ana and Ali Abulan. Source: TikTok

Known on TikTok as Jinnkid, Ali Abulaban had over 1 million followers between YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. He did comedy and impressions, with his most popular impression as Tony Montana from Scarface. But underneath that smiling, easy-going exterior was an insecure and violent man.

Abulaban and his wife, Ana, were…

“I should have left sooner”

My heart tree says M+M=L. Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

My experience with domestic violence has spanned most of my life. I had a narcissistic parent who groomed me to tolerate abuse which perpetuated my continued victimization in abusive intimate relationships.

Regardless, I was finally able to break free for good and live a mentally healthier life. I’ve never been…

Michelle Jaqua

Advocate for Women / Owner of The Virago

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store