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Girl on a Mission

Author Jennifer Cassetta Invites Us To Channel Our Inner Tiger In New Book ‘Art of Badassery’

Author Jennifer Cassetta Invites Us To Channel Our Inner Tiger In New Book ‘Art of Badassery’

By Jennifer Cassetta My journey to becoming a black belt in badassery started with one martial arts class twenty-three years ago. The first time I entered the dojo in New […]

Entertainment

Jamaican Artist Yeza Empowering Women To Tap Into Their “Glory” With Her Latest Track

Jamaican Artist Yeza Empowering Women To Tap Into Their “Glory” With Her Latest Track

Women’s History Month may be over for another year, but around here, the empowerment and inspiration continues all year round. And to celebrate and acknowledge the idea that women should […]

Girl on a Mission

‘Girls With Sole’ Founder On Childhood Trauma & Helping Young Girls Find Their Worth

‘Girls With Sole’ Founder On Childhood Trauma & Helping Young Girls Find Their Worth

The following is an excerpt from “Finish Line Feeling,” by Liz Ferro, out now from Library Tales Publishing. This uniquely uplifting memoir tells the compelling story of the author’s journey […]

Working Women

Women & Wealth: How To Empower Women For Financial Success

Women & Wealth: How To Empower Women For Financial Success

In the 1960s, American women were first allowed to hold a bank account without their husband’s permission. The centuries preceding the sixties made it difficult for women to maintain independent […]

Contributors

Excluding Sex Work from Sexual Empowerment: A Stripper’s Take On Netflix’s “Strip Down, Rise Up”

Excluding Sex Work from Sexual Empowerment: A Stripper’s Take On Netflix’s “Strip Down, Rise Up”

By Alyssa Aparicio The erotic doesn’t necessarily = profane Sacred doesn’t necessarily =  that which has been decided by the white, colonial, capitalist, heteronormative gaze Profane doesn’t necessarily= lower class, […]

Family Life, Interviews

Mom, Midwife & Jewelry Brand Founder Creates Custom Line For Mother’s Day

Mom, Midwife & Jewelry Brand Founder Creates Custom Line For Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner for yet another annual celebration, we like to take this time to reflect on what motherhood means to the GTHQ community. Our favorite way […]

Causes

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

The following is a guest post from author Alexandra Allred, whose new book is titled ‘Awareness is Armor: Learn to Defend Yourself Online and In Real Time’, out now. Alexandra […]

Working Women

How Sponsorship Is Helping To Empower Women In The Workplace

How Sponsorship Is Helping To Empower Women In The Workplace

Women are being inspired to take action against inequality in business and the workplace. To ensure that progress towards gender equality continues, it is important that working women enlist the […]

Family Life

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8 Things I Want My Daughter To Know About Being A Woman

By Nicole Pecoraro for Fairygodboss Growing up is hard. Navigating how to be independent among groups of individuals your same age who are going though the same raging hormones and […]

Entertainment

Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

By Fazreen Razeek “If you educate a man you educate an individual; however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation.” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru We live in […]

Lifestyle

Why It’s Important For Women To Stay Empowered In The Workplace

Why It’s Important For Women To Stay Empowered In The Workplace

It is true that women’s empowerment has come a long way over the past few centuries. There was a time when women could not vote or were even offered the […]

Sports

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

By Hebe Halstead Martial arts when practiced well teach respect and allow you to use your own power. I find it almost cringe-worthy to use the word “empowering”, but as […]

Health

CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

Fact-based, medically accurate sexual health education is ALWAYS a good idea, especially at an adolescent age. But not everyone around the world has the ability to access good information from […]

Sports

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

For many us, growing up playing sports was the kind of activity we had the luxury of choosing or not, knowing it was always available to us. But for a […]

Contributors

Creator Of The Kaia Method Launches Movement To Bring Healing Through Dance

Creator Of The Kaia Method Launches Movement To Bring Healing Through Dance

By Hannah Blake The “Me Too” movement was courageous and loud, and now it’s time to ride that momentum and continue stepping into empowerment. Moving from shame and guilt in […]