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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). […]

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New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

With the Harvey Weinstein trial in full swing, conversations about #metoo and rampant workplace sexual assault and harassment aren’t about to die out any time soon. The movement itself has […]

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Feelin’ Good As Hell! – The Surprising Financial Benefits Of Being Single

Feelin’ Good As Hell! – The Surprising Financial Benefits Of Being Single

It can be hard being single, especially when February rolls around. It’s even harder when TV shows and movies portray perfect relationships to be the standard. Yet, it turns out, […]

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Period Poverty Around the World – A Look At Growing Awareness Of This Issue

From Academy Award-winning documentaries to activists making global headlines, prisons and schools changing their policies for menstruating people and more, there has been a lot of talk about period poverty […]

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UK Schools Tackle Period Poverty By Offering Free Menstrual Products To Students

UK Schools Tackle Period Poverty By Offering Free Menstrual Products To Students

While most people are focused on the news surrounding Brexit, here’s some news worth celebrating out of the UK – as part of a new scheme spearheaded by the Department […]