April 28

Mental Illness Visibility: How to see what is invisible (Guest Post by Joan Jessup)

This week, I’m excited to share a guest post written by fellow Gravity Imprint author, Joan Jessup. Joan’s debut memoir, Bipolar Goggles, was just published last month by Booktrope. You can find out more about Joan at the end of her post, but first: *** Mental Illness Visibility: How to see what is invisible   I have often heard people refer to different forms […]

April 22

3 Dating Rules for DV and Sexual Assault Survivors (that helped me move on) (Guest Post by Lindsay Fischer)

This week, we have a guest post from the amazing Lindsay Fischer, author of The House on Sunset, a chilling and brave memoir about intimate partner violence. More on Lindsay below, but first, her words…   3 Dating Rules for DV and Sexual Assault Survivors (that helped me move on)   Two years into trauma therapy, […]

April 14

Forget About Detoxing and Diets—Really Healthy People Pay Attention to Their Thoughts (Guest Post by Dana Leipold)

This week, I’m excited to share a guest post written by fellow Gravity Imprint author, Dana Leipold. Dana’s debut novel , Burnt Edges, was published by Booktrope in May 2015. You can find out more about Dana at the end of this post, but first: *** Forget About Detoxing and Diets—Really Healthy People Pay Attention to Their Thoughts   I […]

February 10

Did the CDC just say that alcohol causes violence and STDs?

Media outlets and the public are conflicted over the CDC’s newest recommendation to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)—some say the recommendation that “young women should avoid alcohol unless using birth control” is “incredibly puritanical” , while others claim that’s not what the CDC recommended at all. The CDC study found that 3 out of 4 women who say […]

January 27

Discussing post-traumatic growth with special guest G. Donald Cribbs

  I’m so pleased to have G. Donald Cribbs stop by The Egghead Agenda on his blog tour for his newly released (just last week!) book, The Packing House. He will discuss the the exciting concept of post-traumatic growth (PTG). As you may know, I’m a neuroscientist who researches the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) […]

January 23

Does listening to Bowie support rape culture?

When I heard the news that David Bowie passed away last week, I posted this status to my Facebook: Throughout the morning, I shared updates of what Bowie album I was currently listening to, posted my favorite classic Bowie photos, and enjoyed seeing the same from others in my circle…until the news hit in mid-afternoon […]

December 23

Baby It’s Cold Outside: A Feminist Anthem?

Every year in recent memory, I’ve seen a plethora of articles, parodies, and hashtags calling out the Frank Loesser song, “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” for being a prime example of rape culture. The first time I paid attention the lyrics of the song, I too became disgusted by it. Even years later, I’m still thumbs-downing […]