Melissa Blake

Melissa Blake is a freelance writer based in Illinois. She covers disability rights, relationships, family life, pop culture and women's issues. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harper's Bazaar, Good Housekeeping and Glamour, among others.


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Burger King Started a Flawed Conversation Around Mental Health, But It Broke the Silence

Brand Marketing

Brands shouldn't shy away from the issue, but nuance and understanding are key.