Mary Rose is an associate editor for Verily Magazine with over a decade of experience in magazine publishing. She has written articles and organized events on women’s issues for several publications and organizations. Mary Rose is also the editor of Natural Womanhood, and in 2012 she completed a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship on the connections between pornography and sex trafficking.
Among her favorite things in life are Latin dancing, singing karaoke with her husband, taking lazy strolls with her kids, and listening to her favorite local jazz band in Cleveland over wings and a Manhattan.
Not even cancer can dim the 30-year-old's hope from shining through.
In response to male sexual misbehavior, some women are seeking answers beyond men. Along the way, we may be replicating the same relationship dysfunctions with ourselves.
Lessons in authentic human connection you won’t learn on TV
The singer reflects on her stereotype-breaking hit song on its fifteenth anniversary.
Who or what determines quality of life?
Learning to check in with yourself
The much-watched Disney+ series tackles an ugly real-life topic, magnified to superhero extremes.
A song that legitimizes women’s real frustrations with partners’ porn use
A modern mother's challenge
Conception? Implantation? Birth? The discrepancies of pregnancy definitions
A Netflix show that respects the viewer
Finding meaning in different packaging
Not all hope is lost for human discourse.
It's not Halloween that’s spooking many of us; it’s Election Day.
That the film made it this far shows our culture is already desensitized to the hypersexualization of minors.
How I learned to toss an unproductive habit
Combating sex trafficking requires detaching ourselves from hypersexualized content of women and young people
When surface-level assumptions need greater reflection
From the Jeffrey Epstein documentary to one million signatures to shutdown Pornhub