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Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

When you think of some of the greatest people-powered movements in recent American history, the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation movements certainly spring to mind. They helped shape an entire […]

Girl on a Mission

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

If any of the words in the title of this piece made you uncomfortable, you aren’t alone. Although it is 2017, we still live in a world where the idea […]

Contributors

Author Janet Fogg’s New Novel Series Is An Ode To All The Women Who’ve Ever Been Told They Are “Unladylike”

Author Janet Fogg’s New Novel Series Is An Ode To All The Women Who’ve Ever Been Told They Are “Unladylike”

By Janet Fogg When I grew up, our home was the gathering place for most of the neighborhood children. I remember chasing through backyards, playing hide ‘n’ seek, bicycling down […]

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Best-Selling Author & Fmr Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt On Women Taking The Lead

Best-Selling Author & Fmr Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt On Women Taking The Lead

She has been called the “voice of experience” by People magazine, as well as other publishing accolades such as Glamour’s “Woman of the Year” and one of Vanity Fair’s “America’s […]

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How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

By Ann Akbari, PhD Sometime in my twenties, I developed a fear of flying. Not a debilitating, can’t-get-on-the-plane kind of fear, but a high level of anxiety in anticipation of […]

Creativity

Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

If you are looking for an honest, intelligent, insightful and downright feminist peek into the lives of women in India, award-winning journalist and author Meghna Pant’s latest book ‘The Trouble […]

Creativity

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

When it comes to increasing the number of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) we could give you data and statistics all day, every day. For instance, […]

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Author Bridgette Alexander Combines Race, Gender & Art In her ‘Celine Caldwell’ Mystery Series

Author Bridgette Alexander Combines Race, Gender & Art In her ‘Celine Caldwell’ Mystery Series

In a genre filled with so many emerging and popular female authors, the Young Adult fiction world is dominated by names that are as familiar as any A-list celebrities: J.K […]

Entertainment

“Who’s Afraid” Author Maria Lewis On Werewolves, Feminism & Strong Female Characters

“Who’s Afraid” Author Maria Lewis On Werewolves, Feminism & Strong Female Characters

Feminism, werewolves and Strong Female Characters, oh my! We’ve talked a lot about the need for Hollywood to step up its game to allow more female-driven films helmed by female […]

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How NY Times Bestselling Author Terah Edun Charted A Wildly Successful Path Through Indie Publishing

How NY Times Bestselling Author Terah Edun Charted A Wildly Successful Path Through Indie Publishing

Every day we come across women who are charting their own path, creating opportunities for themselves that didn’t exist, and are not waiting around for the world to do them […]

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Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

She is a somewhat polarizing figure, but author, journalist, and outspoken Muslim feminist Mona Eltahawy is responsible for sparking some very important conversations about the representation of women in Arab […]

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Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

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Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

She is more recently known as a the woman who was featured on Beyonce’s “***Flawless” track and credited with influencing the singer’s feminist ideals, but author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s feminism […]

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‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

We all remember the movie ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan as an outcast who tries to fit in with a female clique by changing herself and covering up her past. […]

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Author Jane Wells Details Her Domestic Abuse & Why The Law Forced Her To Stay

Author Jane Wells Details Her Domestic Abuse & Why The Law Forced Her To Stay

Meet Jane Wells. On the surface she looks like a normal woman, but what lies beneath is a story of heartbreak and pain beyond what many of us can even […]