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How “The Bold Type” Saved Me From My Pandemic Loneliness As A new Mom

How “The Bold Type” Saved Me From My Pandemic Loneliness As A new Mom

By Christine Meade For the past few weeks, I have been binging ‘The Bold Type‘ on Hulu while socially isolating with a strong-gummed newborn attached to one of my porn-star […]

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A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

By Emily Bleeker The man who saved my life died today. I’m sure he died without even knowing what he’d done for me. After all, it wasn’t a grand moment […]

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Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

By Michelle Cameron In all honesty, I didn’t set out to write a historical novel that included #metoo themes. According to the strict definition of the term – women who […]

Girl on a Mission

Barbara McNally’s ‘The Four Faces of Femininity’ Explores The Ways Women Have Changed The Course Of History

Barbara McNally’s ‘The Four Faces of Femininity’ Explores The Ways Women Have Changed The Course Of History

By Barbara McNally “When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.”  —Betty Friedan    We all want to be ourselves, but in order […]

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Feminist Poet Amanda Lovelace Releases New Book ‘Break Your Glass Slippers’ Focused On Embracing Your Self-Worth

Feminist Poet Amanda Lovelace Releases New Book ‘Break Your Glass Slippers’ Focused On Embracing Your Self-Worth

We love a good narrative about breaking down the princess stereotype and giving girls the kind of ideal that is instead empowering, realistic and nuanced. Feminist author and poet Amanda […]

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New Book: Today’s Wonder Women: Everyday Superheroes Who Are Changing The World!

New Book: Today’s Wonder Women: Everyday Superheroes Who Are Changing The World!

If you’ve been a GTHQ reader for a while you are probably already familiar with our recent series, Today’s Wonder Women, which we started in 2018 as a way to […]

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Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

By Christine Meade I found out I am having a boy this spring—my first child. He was not planned for or expected, and yet it feels like he must have […]

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Best-Selling Author Releases ‘My First Book Of Feminism’ To Empower The Next Generation Of Badass Young Women

Best-Selling Author Releases ‘My First Book Of Feminism’ To Empower The Next Generation Of Badass Young Women

After releasing ‘My First Book of Feminism (for Boys)‘, best-selling author Julie Merberg realized there was still much to be said on the subject of feminism. Her new title, ‘My […]

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Leaving Silence Behind: How I Overcame Stigma From Racism & AIDS By Telling My Story

Leaving Silence Behind: How I Overcame Stigma From Racism & AIDS By Telling My Story

By Elena Schwolsky I shifted nervously in my metal folding chair. The harsh fluorescent lights of the church basement magnified my discomfort. I was attending my first meeting of a […]

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Resistance and Resilience: My “Warrior” Mother’s Gifts

Resistance and Resilience: My “Warrior” Mother’s Gifts

By Hendrika de Vries When I was a little girl, my mother and I fused in a survival bond amidst tyranny and subversive activities in Nazi-occupied WWII Amsterdam.   I […]

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Stop Feeling Like a Fake – Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Stop Feeling Like a Fake – Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

By Susan K. Hamilton Have you ever felt that you didn’t deserve your success? That you weren’t good enough, competent enough, or smart enough—and that eventually, someone was going to […]

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“I Slapt His Face In Public”: How One Woman Spoke Out Against Harassment In The Past

“I Slapt His Face In Public”: How One Woman Spoke Out Against Harassment In The Past

By Kate Stewart When I began to research Ruth Rappaport’s life, I knew that I would find stories about how she had survived World War II, the 1948 War for […]

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Delve Into The World Of Prohibition & Speakeasies In Author Susanna Calkins’ Female-Driven ‘Murder Knocks Twice’ Book

Delve Into The World Of Prohibition & Speakeasies In Author Susanna Calkins’ Female-Driven ‘Murder Knocks Twice’ Book

The following is an excerpt from award-winning author Susanna Calkins’ new title ‘Murder knocks Twice’, out now from Minotaur Books. Beneath the streets of 1920s Chicago lie a dangerous, glittering […]

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How My Dog Gave Me The Courage To Stand Up Against Sexual Abuse

How My Dog Gave Me The Courage To Stand Up Against Sexual Abuse

By Aysha Akhtar, MD, MPH [CW: Sexual abuse] “I want to show you something.” Uncle Talup approached me as soon as I stepped out of the bathroom of our East […]

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Author Lisa Braver Moss Writes Coming-Of-Age, Vietnam-Era Novel About Surviving Domestic Violence

Author Lisa Braver Moss Writes Coming-Of-Age, Vietnam-Era Novel About Surviving Domestic Violence

The following is an excerpt from ‘Shrug’, a book by Lisa Braver Moss, out on August 13 from She Writes Press. The novel follows a Vietnam War-era teen whose family […]