Posts filed under WomenSafeHealth

Ann Arbor's #MeToo Storytelling Salon, One Year Later

It has been more than a year since the #MeToo hashtag rippled through the collective consciousness. Inspired and moved by the hashtag, a team of southeast Michigan-based activists, educators, parents, survivors, and community members came together to host a community-based healing initiative called the #MeToo Storytelling Salon. The first #MeToo Storytelling Salon took place in late 2017 in Ann Arbor, and over 60 people attended from all over the region.

Posted on January 1, 2019 and filed under Issue 71, Interviews, Healing, Psychology, WomenSafeHealth.

The Healing Power of the Right Relationship: How Elizabeth Shadigian, M.D., and WomanSafeHealth Are Raising the Standards for Women's Health Care

By Rachel Pastiva | Photos by Rachel Pastiva, Miriam Holzman & Karina Oganyan

A CLIENT'S STORY

I've known for a long time that I'm disillusioned by our medical establishment. What I didn't realize until recently was just how much. Like many people, I suffer from chronic health issues that traditional doctors don't seem to have the time to address, nor the interest in doing so. I thought I was taking my health into my own hands by seeking alternative health care practitioners, but found the same pressed-for-time, distant attitude that ultimately left me financially and emotionally destitute. 

Posted on January 1, 2014 and filed under Health, Winter 2014 Issue, WomenSafeHealth.