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Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

By Kimberlee Davis Women’s reproductive rights have been debated stridently for many years. In the early 20th century, when people didn’t speak publicly of family planning or women’s healthcare, the […]

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Society’s Disdain For “Difficult” & Gritty Women Made Me Unapologetically Write My First Novel About One

Society’s Disdain For “Difficult” & Gritty Women Made Me Unapologetically Write My First Novel About One

By Shelley Blanton-Stroud My debut novelist friends like to play this game called, My Favorite Amazon Review. (And by favorite, we don’t mean best.) Here’s the headline of my favorite […]

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The Trauma Of The Supermom – Taking Care Of My Chronically Ill Daughter

The Trauma Of The Supermom – Taking Care Of My Chronically Ill Daughter

By Anna Penenberg The moment I opened the letter and saw the word positive, I felt my insides drop to the floor. As if my life hadn’t already been completely […]

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How “The Bold Type” Saved Me From My Pandemic Loneliness As A new Mom

How “The Bold Type” Saved Me From My Pandemic Loneliness As A new Mom

By Christine Meade For the past few weeks, I have been binging ‘The Bold Type‘ on Hulu while socially isolating with a strong-gummed newborn attached to one of my porn-star […]

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How Journaling Helped Me Rebuild After Hitting Rock Bottom

How Journaling Helped Me Rebuild After Hitting Rock Bottom

By Sophie Gray, founder of DiveThru Have you ever asked someone to rearrange all their plans so they could drive you from one side of an entire continent to the […]

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Success Stories Of Powerful Women To Inspire Your Journey

Success Stories Of Powerful Women To Inspire Your Journey

By Cheri Jones A quick look throughout history and it’s easy to see that women have had to fight for every right that we enjoy today. In fact, when we […]

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I Quit My Toxic Job, Took A Journey Around The World To Find Myself & A New Perspective, And Became A Yoga Teacher

I Quit My Toxic Job, Took A Journey Around The World To Find Myself & A New Perspective, And Became A Yoga Teacher

This is a story of struggle and defeat. A story of getting up just to be knocked down again. But don’t worry, it is also the story of how I […]

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I Became A Financial Planner To Take Back My Power & Help Other Black Women Do The Same

I Became A Financial Planner To Take Back My Power & Help Other Black Women Do The Same

By Jala Eaton Let me start by saying the majority of my life I ignored my money. I spent it. I hid it from myself. I obtained thousands of dollars […]

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How I’m Surviving Covid-19 With A Medically-Fragile Son And A Movie Release

How I’m Surviving Covid-19 With A Medically-Fragile Son And A Movie Release

By Nicole Conn COVID-19 is no joke! With Trump’s anti-Democratic governors’ bullying and spewing incorrect facts, seriously wrong conclusions and trying to place the blame for all the blood on […]

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How End-Of-Life Doulas Are Supporting Seniors And Families During The COVID-19 Pandemic

How End-Of-Life Doulas Are Supporting Seniors And Families During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Ashley Johnson The word Doula, comes from the Greek term for a female servant, and is often used by people who provide support and comfort to people during pregnancy […]

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A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

By Emily Bleeker The man who saved my life died today. I’m sure he died without even knowing what he’d done for me. After all, it wasn’t a grand moment […]

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Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

By Magnolia Potter From start to finish, looking for a job is a stressful endeavor for many Americans. Securing gainful employment can be difficult in the best of times, and […]

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Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

By Michelle Cameron In all honesty, I didn’t set out to write a historical novel that included #metoo themes. According to the strict definition of the term – women who […]

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COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

By Alicia R. Wallace I remember leaving each day of my graduate public health program with a heavy heart, tight chest, and feelings of hopelessness. I was studying health theory, […]

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A Letter To My Daughters, And To All The Daughters Around The World

A Letter To My Daughters, And To All The Daughters Around The World

By Michaela Massoletti To my daughters, When I look into your big, sparkly blue eyes, I see a light that burns so bright. I am overwhelmed by the lightness that […]