Why all women deserve the same amount of media attention as Gabby Petito’s disappearance received.

Image credit Joseph Petito (Gabby’s father) via Twitter


No matter how many times we hide ads about weight loss and shapewear, Instagram keeps bombarding us.

Shapermint Facebook video advertisement


And what it means for women’s safety when cultivating new relationships.

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In fact, it deepens an already harmful stigma towards a completely natural bodily function for 50% of the world’s population.

This man invested $30,000 dollars into the Pinky Glove company. This is his face of PURE DISGUST as he imagines menstruation. (Screenshot from episode)


She’s been missing 3 weeks. Brian Laundrie is the only person of interest, and he’s also the only person with information of Gabby’s whereabouts.

Via Gabby Petito’s Instagram account


Learn from my mistakes and save yourself from life-long harm.

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Despite what society has taught you about your own self-importance, not every conversation needs or wants your two cents.

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A fellow school outcast blocked me on social media. This has me wondering if my preteen self was the cause of some of her trauma.

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  1. My junior high bully


Our passions and drives can come in seasons. Sometimes we just need a change of scenery.

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It has been such a gift to be able to write for a living, and it’s all because of you, my precious readers, that I was able to do this.

Since then, around late 2020, Medium has changed a lot. Stats have been plummetting in the last 9 months, and…


You’d think publishing personal essays would be scarier, but for me it’s not.

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Gillian Sisley

Online solopreneur. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. I write about womanhood, writing & entrepreneurship. Never miss a single beat 👉 https://bit.ly/33XgtKT

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