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A Feminist Perspective On Why More Men Need To Join The Fight For Gender Equality

A Feminist Perspective On Why More Men Need To Join The Fight For Gender Equality

By Isabel Wiliams Here’s why I think gender equality is a men’s issue, just as much as it is a woman’s. Roughly a year ago, an actress known primarily for […]

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Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

By Chell Stephen There’s a cool important thing going around these days to the tune of “we can’t be what we can’t see.” It is, of course, not new or […]

Contributors, Sports

Following The USWNT World Cup Victory, New Amazon Show ‘The Kicks’ Is Set To Be A Winner

Following The USWNT World Cup Victory, New Amazon Show ‘The Kicks’ Is Set To Be A Winner

Last Sunday’s FIFA Women’s World Cup shattered TV ratings for soccer. Not women’s soccer, just straight up soccer. No qualifier needed. Just over 25 million Americans tuned in to watch […]

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The Radical Female Russian Revolutionists Who Changed History Long Before Pussy Riot

The Radical Female Russian Revolutionists Who Changed History Long Before Pussy Riot

By Anne Skuse What fascinates me about this story is the tremendous force of these women. From the moment I was introduced, I was hooked. This is the hidden truth […]

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What I Learned About Myself When I Started Traveling Solo

What I Learned About Myself When I Started Traveling Solo

By Kelly Smith They say you can only find yourself once you get lost. I always thought about myself as a genuine traveler, but last summer I realized that I’ve […]

Contributors, Working Women

Is An MBA A Waste Of Time For Entrepreneurs? Read This Mom’s Surprising Advice

Is An MBA A Waste Of Time For Entrepreneurs? Read This Mom’s Surprising Advice

By Monica Lowry Entrepreneurship is an increasingly trendy topic these days. Along with conversations about people starting their own businesses, there’s a great deal of debate about the usefulness of […]

Body Image, Contributors

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

By Christina Verzijl I live in the wonderfully eclectic and exceptionally warm city of San Antonio, Texas where I run a positive body positive program called Body Project 4 High […]

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The Day I Decided Not To Let Acne Control My Life Any Longer

The Day I Decided Not To Let Acne Control My Life Any Longer

By Cassie M Brewer This is what I know for sure: life is too short, and you are too awesome, beautiful, and interesting to make yourself miserable over something you […]

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What Do Adoption, Ovarian Cancer & Jay Z Have In Common? Author Megan Silianoff Can Explain

What Do Adoption, Ovarian Cancer & Jay Z Have In Common? Author Megan Silianoff Can Explain

My name is Megan Silianoff.  I live in Houston, Texas where I run my boutique PR Firm and write a lifestyle blog called Greetings from Texas  I have a 2.5 year old, Macy, […]

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That Time I Learned My Expensive College Degree Wasn’t The Path To Career Happiness

That Time I Learned My Expensive College Degree Wasn’t The Path To Career Happiness

By Joyce Akiko Six months into my expensive new degree, I knew: I had made a terrible mistake. With one and a half years left to go, I had a […]

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How Ingrained Are The Unrealistic Standards Barbie Has Inflicted On Young Girls?

How Ingrained Are The Unrealistic Standards Barbie Has Inflicted On Young Girls?

By Veronica Granja-Sierra As women, I’m sure we can all agree that Barbie was among our first or second most favorite childhood toy growing up. I’m also almost positive that […]

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Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

By Veronica Granja-Sierra Women have been blessed with an anatomical spectacle that graces their chest -some even say that these bulbous bags of skin hanging from women’s chests are in […]

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17 Inspiring Quotes About Female Empowerment To Help You Through Your Day

17 Inspiring Quotes About Female Empowerment To Help You Through Your Day

By Sarah Landrum Right now in celebrity-ville, there is an intense wave of feminism taking over, and it could not be more awesome. Both men and women are speaking out […]

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5 Rituals To Help You Learn To Accept Your Body The Way It Is

5 Rituals To Help You Learn To Accept Your Body The Way It Is

By Paula Galli Since the young age of ten, the mirror was no longer just a place to see my reflection. It became the central focal point where I would […]

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SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teenager Explains Why He Calls Himself A Feminist

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teenager Explains Why He Calls Himself A Feminist

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]