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My Experience Growing Up with Anti-Vaxxers & How I’m Dealing During Covid

My Experience Growing Up with Anti-Vaxxers & How I’m Dealing During Covid

By Katie Coughlin I feel like I can’t win. I wore a mask throughout the pandemic in 2020 then received both Moderna shots in April and May 2021. After my […]

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I Fought For Women’s Rights In The 60’s. What’s Happening Today Feels Like Déjà Vu.

I Fought For Women’s Rights In The 60’s. What’s Happening Today Feels Like Déjà Vu.

By Evelyn LaTorre Girls in the small midwestern town where I grew up planned for the horse and the husband they wanted, in that order. Though uncertain about the horse, […]

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Philanthropist Diane Lebson On Dealing With Disagreements In The Non-Profit World

Philanthropist Diane Lebson On Dealing With Disagreements In The Non-Profit World

By Diane Lebson Helping others is often a good way to lift our moods, develop a sense of purpose, and contribute to the world. Hopefully, most of our experiences as […]

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Bias Against Women In The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Field

Bias Against Women In The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Field

By Dr. Jaclyn Tomsic If there’s one thing that female surgeons know, regardless of their specialty, it is this: sexism in the surgical field is common, consequential and can affect […]

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How Gen Z Is Challenging Perfection On Social Media…And Falling For It

How Gen Z Is Challenging Perfection On Social Media…And Falling For It

By Cameron Katz When I open Instagram and mindlessly scroll through the app’s reels (essentially Instagram’s form of TikTok), I will likely come across two different kinds of content. The […]

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Writer Reflects On Her Mother’s Mexican Immigrant Experience & The Call To California.

Writer Reflects On Her Mother’s Mexican Immigrant Experience & The Call To California.

By Linda Feyder I am a second-generation Mexican-American on my maternal side. Like so many of us today, my genealogy reads like a complicated recipe.  A little of this, a little […]

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Why Imposter Syndrome Is So Common and What We Can Do About It

Why Imposter Syndrome Is So Common and What We Can Do About It

By Jennifer O’Callaghan Have you ever watched a candid interview with an A-list celebrity where they admit to self-doubt? Jodie Foster once said that when she won her first Oscar, […]

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Regaining The Magic My Eating Disorder Stole From Me

Regaining The Magic My Eating Disorder Stole From Me

By Melanie Gibson Something happens to teenage girls that replaces their magic with a curse. Their personal interests fade away while they chase approval from others. Whatever love they have […]

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Author Lands Six-Figure Book Deal After 13 Years Of Failed Attempts & Time Spent Paying It Forward

Author Lands Six-Figure Book Deal After 13 Years Of Failed Attempts & Time Spent Paying It Forward

By Jessica Vitalis Writing a book is hard. Getting an agent is harder. And landing a book deal — that’s about as easy as landing on the moon. Or so […]

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How To Wield The Power Of Patience In The Face Of Career Doubt

How To Wield The Power Of Patience In The Face Of Career Doubt

By Jennifer O’Callaghan This past year, I’ve had endless advice flood my social media feed about how to pivot your career and come out on top. In the days of […]

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Your Sex Life Shouldn’t Have To End When You Turn 70

Your Sex Life Shouldn’t Have To End When You Turn 70

By Elizabeth Green I’m watching the Grammys and I’m loving the country music gals singing so beautifully and remembering it wasn’t always cool to love country music. But then, in […]

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New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

By Lori McMullen Marjory Stoneman Douglas died on May 14, 1998 at the age of 108. She was, even in her later years, the boldest environmental activist you likely know […]

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How My Hardships Became The Building Blocks For Resilience

How My Hardships Became The Building Blocks For Resilience

By Krista Nerestant Resilience isn’t just about surviving the experience but to be healthfully intact after.  Survive….it’s only the first step. The quarter-life crisis is real. I experienced mine in […]

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New Novel Delves Into The Fascinating History Of The Birth Control Movement In Massachusetts

New Novel Delves Into The Fascinating History Of The Birth Control Movement In Massachusetts

By Ames Sheldon It’s easy to forget what life was like for women before birth control was readily accessible. But in Massachusetts, it took nearly one hundred years for women […]

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Excluding Sex Work from Sexual Empowerment: A Stripper’s Take On Netflix’s “Strip Down, Rise Up”

Excluding Sex Work from Sexual Empowerment: A Stripper’s Take On Netflix’s “Strip Down, Rise Up”

By Alyssa Aparicio The erotic doesn’t necessarily = profane Sacred doesn’t necessarily =  that which has been decided by the white, colonial, capitalist, heteronormative gaze Profane doesn’t necessarily= lower class, […]