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How An Eating Disorder, A Breakup & Cancer Led Me To My Purpose

How An Eating Disorder, A Breakup & Cancer Led Me To My Purpose

By Laura Yates   If you had said to me 10 years ago, that in 2014 I would have started a business as a coach and mentor, I would have […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

By Diane Meers Moseying around social media, one of my favorite pages dedicated to science asked, “If you could go anywhere in our known universe, where would you go? Be […]

Contributors, Girl on a Mission

I Was Sexually Abused & Spoke Up About It. Here’s Why You Should Too…

I Was Sexually Abused & Spoke Up About It. Here’s Why You Should Too…

My name is Isabella Grosso and I am a California native who dedicated my life to the biggest passion of my life: the art of dance. I started dancing at […]

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10 Dating Tips You Should Never Ever Follow

10 Dating Tips You Should Never Ever Follow

By Nina Elcao   Ladies, I’m here to save you. For too long I have noticed popular dating advice that detracts the key ingredient of attracting the man you deserve […]

Contributors, Family Life

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

The following posts were written by Darci Siegel, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, and India Witkin, a 17-year-old high school senior, a 16-year-old high school junior, who are cast members […]

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THE SLUT DIARIES: What Teen Girls Think Of Slut Shaming & Sexual Harassment

THE SLUT DIARIES: What Teen Girls Think Of Slut Shaming & Sexual Harassment

On a cold night in New York City, Joey Del Marco puts on her favorite dress, her highest heels, and meets up with her oldest friends, George, Luke, and Tim, […]

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The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

By Mallorie Carrington When you are younger and dreaming of someday becoming a fashion designer – you (or I in this case) dream of endless rolls of fabric, vintage dress […]

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12 Quotes By Famous Women Throughout History You Need To Know

12 Quotes By Famous Women Throughout History You Need To Know

History can be pretty dry at times. It isn’t until later in life that we start to see any semblance of relevance or even get excited. As a woman and […]

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Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

By Sahar Paz It started as a whisper, the first time I took responsibility for all the garbage that happened. It was February 2005 in Denver, Colorado. The brisk winter […]

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Breaking Up With My Fears Was The Best Thing I Ever Did

Breaking Up With My Fears Was The Best Thing I Ever Did

Wow! I did not realize how much I was holding back This thought came up the second I sprinted across the finish line nauseous and about to collapse. I just […]

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Documentary On Redheads, aka ‘Ginger Girls’ You Need To Know About

Documentary On Redheads, aka ‘Ginger Girls’ You Need To Know About

By Alexia Anastasio As a woman with red hair and freckles, I tend to look younger than I actually am. That’s good genes and I am grateful for it. Red […]

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My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

By Allyn Lewis I frequently advocate the quote, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Time and time again, I find that this is always true. […]

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“I Am Human, Flawed, But EVERY Part Of Me Is Beautiful, & I Am Worth It!”

“I Am Human, Flawed, But EVERY Part Of Me Is Beautiful, & I Am Worth It!”

By Brady Overcash Hey look! That’s me! Brady. No makeup, no filter, no editing, no hair hiding my skin, no insecurities. Something I’ve struggled with personally for a very long […]

Contributors, The Empowerment Project

The Impact Of The Empowerment Project On Their Young Mentees:Huge!

The Impact Of The Empowerment Project On Their Young Mentees:Huge!

Let me start off by introducing myself, my name is Rhonda Stovall, and I am 21 years old. Next year in May I will be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree […]

Contributors, The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

Oh hey, it’s Dana! It’s certainly a bittersweet moment here…our last blog post for our last city on this glorious trip… HELLO, beautiful Big Apple! That’s right, we’ve officially made […]