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Singer Meredith O’Connor Assembles Global Artists For Mental Illness Awareness Track “You Are Not Alone”

Singer Meredith O’Connor Assembles Global Artists For Mental Illness Awareness Track “You Are Not Alone”

Over the last year with COVID-19 forcing many of us around the world to remain at home, and in some cases alone, mental health has become a focus of conversation […]

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5 Ways To Kick Period Stigma To The Curb

5 Ways To Kick Period Stigma To The Curb

It may be 2021 but period stigma still exists in various forms across the world. But in light of Scotland taking the lead and becoming the first country in the […]

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Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

The following is a guest post from author Alexandra Allred, whose new book is titled ‘Awareness is Armor: Learn to Defend Yourself Online and In Real Time’, out now. Alexandra […]

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As A Domestic Violence Survivor & Advocate I Am Working Even Harder To Sound The Alarm During COVID-19

As A Domestic Violence Survivor & Advocate I Am Working Even Harder To Sound The Alarm During COVID-19

By Kaitlyn Carpenter Last October during domestic violence awareness month, I wrote an article for GirlTalkHQ sharing my own experiences and the horrifying statistics of domestic violence in the United […]

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Art Against Racism Memorial.Monument.Movement Launches Nationwide Art Project Addressing Racial Justice

Art Against Racism Memorial.Monument.Movement Launches Nationwide Art Project Addressing Racial Justice

Since the murder of George Floyd, artworks protesting Black lives lost to police violence have emerged all over the world. Art Against Racism: Memorial.Monument.Movement is a nationwide virtual exhibition created in […]

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New Book Sharing Personal Stories Of Homeless People Aims To Humanize Them + Challenge Our Perceptions

New Book Sharing Personal Stories Of Homeless People Aims To Humanize Them + Challenge Our Perceptions

If you haven’t yet heard of The NYLON Project and the new book “It Can Be You”, it’s time to get familiar. The NYLON Project aims to create awareness and […]

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New Research Looks At The Impact Of COVID-19 On Female Veterans In The UK

New Research Looks At The Impact Of COVID-19 On Female Veterans In The UK

Serving in the military is a noble pursuit, but for women, there is a significant negative aspect to it. With reports by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) in the UK […]

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A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

By Amelia Power for PhotoBook Magazine I got my inspiration for writing this story from reading about this day and my love for denim.  Denim is an essential item, one […]

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I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

By Maya Shine for PhotoBook Let’s say it’s a Tuesday morning. You wake up, head to the bathroom and discover you have just gotten your monthly visitor, your period. It […]

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Explore The Historic Protests That Paved The Way For Protestors Today  In New YA Book “Into The Streets”

Explore The Historic Protests That Paved The Way For Protestors Today In New YA Book “Into The Streets”

Coming this summer from Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, ‘Into the Streets: A Young Person’s Visual History of Protest in the United States‘ by Marke Bieschke takes […]

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Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Dear GTHQ reader, We are in the middle of some uncertain times right now in our world with COVID-19 pandemic, but also specifically here in the United States as we […]

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When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

By Laurie Girand I’m With Them, an organization which connects victims of sexual misconduct who have been victimized by serial perpetrators, has reviewed hundreds of Codes of Conduct of the top […]

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Mayan Textile Artisans In Guatemala Producing 10,000 Medical Masks A Day & Providing Hope

Like many nations around the world dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, Guatemala has closed its borders in an attempt to contain the Covid-19 virus. Guatemala relies heavily on the tourism […]

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Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C) is happening in far more countries around the world than widely acknowledged, and the number of women and girls who are affected is being […]

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This Org. Launched A Powerful Mental Health Campaign To Share Stories In Schools + End The Stigma

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness (46.6 million in 2017). […]