Chelsea Roff

About Chelsea Roff

Chelsea Roff is Managing Editor for Intent Blog. She is an author, speaker, and researcher writing about science, spirituality, women's health, and humanitarian issues. Visit her website to read past writings, watch video interviews, and see her teaching schedule. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
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Catholic Leader Says Homosexuality is Unnatural: 5 Pictures of Gay Animals That Prove Him Wrong

Last year when Illinois legislators approved civil unions for same sex couples, the Catholic church launched a fierce opposition. Now, with state lawmakers considering a state-wide approval of same-sex marriage, Roman Catholic bishops are speaking out, saying that such legislation would violate natural law. One of Chicago’s most well-known Catholic leaders, Cardinal Francis George, became infamous […]

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FullBeauty Project Captures Morbidly Obese Women In The Nude (NSWF images)

Beauty is in the eye of beholder. At least that’s the message these portraits were created to demonstrate. The controversial set of images, captured by Italian photographer Yossi Loloi, make up an ongoing art project called FullBeauty. FullBeauty is part of a growing movement to promote acceptance of people of all shapes and sizes and and challenge […]

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Chelsea Roff: CNN: How Yoga Can Helped An Anorexic Recover

Two weeks before my fifteenth birthday, I knocked on death’s front door and begged him to let me in. I’ve written about it here at Intent before — but in short, I was 58 pounds, had just suffered a stroke, and anorexia had siphoned away any desire I had left to live. Fortunately, death did […]

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Chelsea Roff: 72-Year-Old Grandpa Becomes China’s Next Top Model

While most of America’s top models are tall, slender, perfectly-proportioned young women, China’s most popular fashionista may be one very brave elderly gentleman, Liu Xianping, who has been posing for his granddaughter’s female fashion store on Tmall. In just a few weeks, Mr. XIanping has become an Internet sensation (and when you see the pictures […]

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Chelsea Roff: Life Without Health Insurance

Who are the 50 million Americans without healthcare — are they young, old, rich, poor, educated, too stupid or lazy (as many conservatives often imply) to purchase health insurance?

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Chelsea Roff: The Science of Female Orgasms — Do Relationships Matter?

There are few questions about human sexuality that puzzle scientists more than those about the female orgasm. For years, the the study of women’s sexual pleasure got much less attention in science than that of men’s — largely because participants in most major studies were predominantly young, well-off, white blokes attending major research universities. Even […]

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Chelsea Roff: How I Went From 58 Pounds & Nearly Dead to Healthy, Happy, & Loving Life

Fifteen-year-olds aren’t supposed to have strokes. At least that’s what I thought….

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Chelsea Roff: Building the Dialogue — Seane Corn and Kerri Kelly Respond to YogaVotes Criticism

Chelsea Roff interviews Seane Corn and Kerri Kelly about the controversy surrounding YogaVotes and its presence at the RNC and DNC.

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Chelsea Roff: Is France Really Imposing a National Ban on the Words ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’?

In a controversial move to legalize gay marriage, Fox News and the Telegraph UK are reporting that France is set to “ban the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ from all official documents.” In reality, the French government is seeking to pass a law that would open marriage to “a union of two people, of different or the same gender” and […]

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Chelsea Roff: Evolution, Creation, and the Faux Middle Path

Intelligent design and evolution are contradictory belief systems. And espousing one view over the other has a major impact on how we interface with the world around us.

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