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New Comic Book Centers A Female Asian-American Superhero, Who Defies Stereotypes, For An Inclusive Story

New Comic Book Centers A Female Asian-American Superhero, Who Defies Stereotypes, For An Inclusive Story

We’ve seen some major strides forward in the world of comic book superheroes both in the written medium and as they make the leap from page to TV and movie […]

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Fmr Roe v. Wade Reporter & Psychologist Releases New Novel Covering Abortion, Race & Child Abandonment In The 1960s.

Fmr Roe v. Wade Reporter & Psychologist Releases New Novel Covering Abortion, Race & Child Abandonment In The 1960s.

The following is an excerpt from author, award-winning journalist and psychologist Jean K. Carney’s ‘Blackbird Blues’ (October 1, Bedazzled Ink Publishing). Following the death of her teacher and mentor Sister […]

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NYC Art Gallery Amplifying The Female Gaze In New Exhibit ‘The Female Eye’

NYC Art Gallery Amplifying The Female Gaze In New Exhibit ‘The Female Eye’

When it comes to equality and female representation in the art world, history (and even modern times) don’t show enough parity, sadly. While in past eras it was considered outright […]

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Inspirational Wallpapers To Keep You Motivated Throughout The Day

Inspirational Wallpapers To Keep You Motivated Throughout The Day

Sometimes hitting that mid-week slump can cause us to hit a wall both mentally and physically. The struggle to stay motivated is something we all experience, whether it’s a work […]

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British Photographer Vicky Grout On Making It In A Male-Dominated Industry

British Photographer Vicky Grout On Making It In A Male-Dominated Industry

Earlier this month we spoke with the wonderful Niloufar Nourbakhah, the Iranian musician who is blazing a trail in male-dominated classical music. Another inspirational woman making her mark in the […]

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Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

We’re experiencing a cultural flashpoint right now across the globe. The #MeToo movement, initially started over a decade ago by activist Tarana Burke and brought to the mainstream in the […]

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British Artist Sarah Maple Gets In-Your-Face Political With New Exhibit ‘Thoughts & Prayers’

British Artist Sarah Maple Gets In-Your-Face Political With New Exhibit ‘Thoughts & Prayers’

In the current era we live in, it’s ALWAYS a good time to get political, and with the rise of Trumpism and right-wing extremism in the United States as well […]

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Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

We’re big fans of the saying “if she can see it, she can be it”, a phrase often spoken by Geena Davis in many of her talks about gender inequality […]

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Blogger Alisa Wong Collabs With Asian Art Museum To Amplify The Work Of Indian Artists

Blogger Alisa Wong Collabs With Asian Art Museum To Amplify The Work Of Indian Artists

Whenever we come across projects or campaigns that amplify the voices and stories of women, especially underrepresented women and women of color, you can bet we will jump in feet […]

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It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

By LS Hawker The first time an Amazon reviewer referred to me as “Mr. Hawker,” I wasn’t angry. I wasn’t offended. My reaction was this: “It worked!” I confess that […]

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Artist Michele Pred’s New Solo Exhibition ‘Vote Feminist’ Is A Call To Resist Ahead Of Mid-Terms

Artist Michele Pred’s New Solo Exhibition ‘Vote Feminist’ Is A Call To Resist Ahead Of Mid-Terms

There’s a lot to pay attention to right now amidst our political turmoil. With elections constantly happening, laws being introduced, protested against and passed, you’d be forgiven for feeling #resistance […]

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Author Donna Levin Says The Secret To Her Success Is Her Community Of Female Writers

Author Donna Levin Says The Secret To Her Success Is Her Community Of Female Writers

By Donna Levin ‘He Could Be Another Bill Gates’, my latest novel, journeyed a long, tortuous route from idea to printed page. Forget Sasquatch and the Loch Ness monster. The […]

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Queer Chicana Artist’s New Poetry Book Explores Identity, Childhood, Relationships & Self-Love

Queer Chicana Artist’s New Poetry Book Explores Identity, Childhood, Relationships & Self-Love

We’re living in a time where exploring identity and self through a distinctly female gaze is becoming more and more common. With mainstream media and entertainment historically being from a […]

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Judge & Author Marylin Atkins Writes About Her Family’s Legacy Of Colorblind Love In An Unwelcoming World

Judge & Author Marylin Atkins Writes About Her Family’s Legacy Of Colorblind Love In An Unwelcoming World

When we heard the story of Judge Marylin Atkins, who is set to release her memoir ‘The Triumph of Rosemary’ out now (through Two Sisters Publishing), we immediately jumped at […]

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Free Women of Color with their Children and Servants, oil painting by Agostino Brunias, Dominica, c. 1764–1796.

New Novel Explores The Hidden Role Of Free Women Of Color During The Battle Of New Orleans

By Sue Ingalls Finan Much has been written about Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans in 1815, yet the city’s females, who played a crucial role before, during […]