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A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

By Mary Jane Black When you walk into a Harley Davidson dealership, you’ll immediately notice the separation between apparel for men and for women. Male riders choose jackets, t-shirts and […]

Causes, Contributors

Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

By Kaitlyn Carpenter I am a single mom who had to relocate from another state due to an abusive relationship. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to obtain housing in […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

This Workwear Label Combines Feminism & Femininity Into The Core Of Their Brand

This Workwear Label Combines Feminism & Femininity Into The Core Of Their Brand

By Grace Wheeler & Alexandra Dow, Co-Founders of Poize Workwear Early into our brand development we ran a survey. We were creating Poize Workwear, a company founded on the principles […]

Contributors, Health

How Video Games Are Shedding Light On The Reality Of Living With HIV/AIDS

How Video Games Are Shedding Light On The Reality Of Living With HIV/AIDS

By Magnolia Potter In 2015, writer Katie Peoples wrote a piece for HIV Plus Magazine’s digital publication about a game entitled I’m Positive. According to Peoples’ review, the game takes […]

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How I Stumbled Across Cannabis And Now Own A CBD Spa

How I Stumbled Across Cannabis And Now Own A CBD Spa

By Adelina Sanchez One of the most distinct memories from my childhood was taking care of my sister. She was born prematurely and faced disabling medical conditions, and as the […]

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How Stress Can Kill A Career And What You Can Do About It

How Stress Can Kill A Career And What You Can Do About It

By Jori Hamilton Nobody wants to be stressed out, but like it or not, you will face stress at some point in your life. Stress can be physical, mental, and […]

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Challenging The Status Quo – The Mother & Daughter Duo Taking On The Music Industry

Challenging The Status Quo – The Mother & Daughter Duo Taking On The Music Industry

By Lindsey and Claire Justice, aka Cliffs and Caves My daughter Claire and I started writing indie folk music together when she was in the 8th grade, and I never […]

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Motherhood Is Excellent Preparation For Launching A Startup

Motherhood Is Excellent Preparation For Launching A Startup

By Dr. Marika Lindholm Are you a mom who has dreamt about starting her own business? When I launched my startup, ESME.com, an online platform for single moms, the learning […]

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How Dreams Turned the Roller Coaster Of My Reality Into A TV Pilot

How Dreams Turned the Roller Coaster Of My Reality Into A TV Pilot

By Nubia DuVall Wilson Missing a flight, packing and unpacking suitcases, going blind and getting lost in a house–what do all of these have in common? They are recurring themes […]

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Poet Lady Grey Journeys To Finds Her Voice And Place In New Book ‘All Her Starry Fates’

Poet Lady Grey Journeys To Finds Her Voice And Place In New Book ‘All Her Starry Fates’

By Lady Grey It all began to pick up speed in the fifth grade.  Our English teacher was new that year, and was said to be unconventional but very good. […]

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What If You Discovered That What You Had Been Told About Sex Was A Lie?

What If You Discovered That What You Had Been Told About Sex Was A Lie?

By Missy Garcia As a woman you were probably fed many lies like me, ones that were designed to keep you silent, small, subservient and submissive. Lies that were designed […]

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Tackling The Bad Lessons From Teen Lit

Tackling The Bad Lessons From Teen Lit

By Magnolia Potter A child’s teenage years are the time they dabble in adult decisions while not fully inoculated against the very real consequences of the adult world. It’s an […]

Contributors, Health

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

By Hollie Jones Generally speaking, women tend to have cycles that last anywhere between 21 to 35 days (the average is 28 days) and a period tends to appear for […]

Contributors, Entertainment

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

By Jori Hamilton In the history of the Academy Awards, only one woman has ever won the Oscar for “Best Director.” In 2010, Kathhryn Bigelow won the award for her […]

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Dove India campaign

How My Self-Esteem Was Impacted When Brands Began Using Diverse Bodies In Campaigns

By Mukta Cholette Do you remember when Dove’s Real Beauty campaign first came out? I remember. It was a BIG DEAL! I was in high school and I felt pretty […]