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SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

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, […]

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What’s Underneath Is What Counts. Real Talk About Empowering Effects Of Lingerie

What’s Underneath Is What Counts. Real Talk About Empowering Effects Of Lingerie

By Veronica Granja-Sierra We live in a world where people make assumptions about us women strictly by the clothes we wear and the purses we carry. But what about the […]

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SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

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, […]

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I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

By Kathleen Telesco A little girl looks out at us, hair brushed and opaque tights slightly scrunched at the ankles. Beside her stands her little brother. He is wearing a […]

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How I Dealt With Multiple Miscarriages While My Friends All Had Babies

How I Dealt With Multiple Miscarriages While My Friends All Had Babies

By Tamar Henry One premise-level misconception that often seems to surface when we talk about women who can’t get pregnant, or are dealing with pregnancy loss, is that there are […]

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A MUST-READ Male Perspective On How Women Deal With Street Harassment

A MUST-READ Male Perspective On How Women Deal With Street Harassment

By Tony Rinna Several months ago I descended to the subway platform for the train to Seoul’s Gangnam district. There was almost nobody around except for a young lady around […]

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I Chose Gratitude, And Watched My Entire Life Change Before My Eyes

I Chose Gratitude, And Watched My Entire Life Change Before My Eyes

By Kate DesRosier It’s true, spending time thinking about the things going right in your life does shift perspective and lead to better outcomes. It’s not always easy, but I […]

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Leelah Alcorn: A Glimpse Into The Tragedy Of Hatred Toward LGBTQ Youth

Leelah Alcorn: A Glimpse Into The Tragedy Of Hatred Toward LGBTQ Youth

By Jennifer Sawyer In 1987, hate crimes were committed against LGBT members every hour, according to the LGBT Resource Guide from Adam and Eve. If you’re thinking that statistic is […]

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Start The Year With An Entrepreneurial Mindset, Not “Business As Usual”

Start The Year With An Entrepreneurial Mindset, Not “Business As Usual”

By Makeva Jenkins Before you enter the New Year, there are 4 important key items you should do to ensure the growth and success of your business. 1. Make A […]

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The Simple Tool Which Enabled This Woman To Go From Makeup Artist To Mogul

The Simple Tool Which Enabled This Woman To Go From Makeup Artist To Mogul

By Amy Nicole I believe achieving success can be attributed to one main principle. Always set goals. Write them down, think about them and then get to work to make […]

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Being Bullied For Tourette Syndrome, OCD & ADHD Helped Me Become A Conquerer

Being Bullied For Tourette Syndrome, OCD & ADHD Helped Me Become A Conquerer

By Hayley Gripp When I look into a mirror, I catch a glimpse of a pretty girl with red hair. But the longer I study her, the more I begin […]

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BARE Campaign Asking Women To Strip Away Clothes & Insecurities All At Once

BARE Campaign Asking Women To Strip Away Clothes & Insecurities All At Once

By Michelle Fetsch When I was 8 years old I was the epitome of a little girl: Really creative and expressive with boundless energy and endless imagination. I had so […]

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How Miss America Saved Me From An Abusive Relationship & A Lifetime Of Victimhood

How Miss America Saved Me From An Abusive Relationship & A Lifetime Of Victimhood

By Aniska Tonge I’m still afraid. Afraid of what people might think or say. Afraid of sharing too much. I am an avid believer in keeping some things, most things, […]

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Does My Parents’ Divorce Make Me Damaged Goods?

Does My Parents’ Divorce Make Me Damaged Goods?

By Lauren Alicia I’m not damaged goods, even if I come from something that is broken. I’m talking about the hope that was restored after the two people that made […]

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Simone Heng: A Model & Spokeswoman Defying Industry Stereotypes

Simone Heng: A Model & Spokeswoman Defying Industry Stereotypes

By Simone Heng Something happened to me recently after hosting the final fashion show at Telstra Perth Fashion Festival. I had had a wonderful 3 days of being paid to […]