Top Picks from “Swimming Lessons” by Lili Reinhart

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for a good collection of poetry. I picked up Lili Reinhart’s “Swimming Lessons” a while back, but only just got around to reading it recently. This collections of short poems and simple illustrations explores the process of falling in and out of love — both with yourself […]

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Happy Birthday, Freely Femme!

You guys … Freely Femme is ONE YEAR OLD!!! Honestly, I can’t believe that it’s already been a year since I posted my first blog post here. But also, in some ways, it feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I started Freely Femme as a way to allow myself a personal creative outlet for […]

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2020 Year In review

It’s no secret that 2020 hasn’t been exactly what people were expecting it to be. Life changed in a lot of different ways for both people’s personal lives and for society as a whole. Although this year started out incredibly rocky, I learned to find the silver lining in things and to appreciate life’s simple […]

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Reflecting on My First Semester at Variant Magazine

If you know me personally, you know that I’ve spent my entire time at Ohio University working for student-run magazines. Last spring, I made the difficult [and nerve-wracking] decision to leave the publication I had been at for the past three years to apply for a spot at Variant Magazine. I went back and forth […]

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Hey, I’m Grace!

As a senior studying magazine journalism at Ohio University and a passionate feminist, I created Freely Femme as a way to use my love for storytelling to highlight some of the most inspirational women in my personal life and beyond.

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Freely Femme takes a female-focused approach to a variety of lifestyle and pop culture topics, with an emphasis on Shero SpotlightsSweat Recs and Friday Favs