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Politics

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

In April 2015, five Chinese feminist activists gained the attention of global media headlines for their arrest after protesting against domestic violence issues in the country. It caused a major […]

Boys We Like, Creativity, Family Life

Dad Creates Cartoon Series About His Down Syndrome Daughter To Break Down Stigma

Dad Creates Cartoon Series About His Down Syndrome Daughter To Break Down Stigma

We award Fred Willis Sr, 59, from Stratford, Connecticut, the “father of the year” award! What an awesome and inspiring project he has created, all for his youngest daughter Jessica […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

‘Super Dad’ Doyin Richards Explains How Having Daughters Changed His View On Women Forever

‘Super Dad’ Doyin Richards Explains How Having Daughters Changed His View On Women Forever

This is what the world needs more of – dads who are hands on with their families and understand gender roles do not dictate anything in our lives. You may […]

Working Women

Netflix, Microsoft & The US Navy Leading The Way On Much-Needed Parental Leave Issue

Netflix, Microsoft & The US Navy Leading The Way On Much-Needed Parental Leave Issue

In case you missed it (or you are not a parent and this issue hasn’t been on your radar) the US is the only industrialized nation in the world not […]

Family Life

Here’s Why The USA Not Having Paid Family Leave Is A Damn Shame For Everyone

Here’s Why The USA Not Having Paid Family Leave Is A Damn Shame For Everyone

Seriously America, how is this still a thing?!? Since we just celebrated Mother’s Day, it was fitting that one of our fave shows ‘Last Week Tonight’ with John Oliver did […]

Contributors

I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

By Kathleen Telesco A little girl looks out at us, hair brushed and opaque tights slightly scrunched at the ankles. Beside her stands her little brother. He is wearing a […]

Interviews

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 […]

Contributors

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. […]

Family Life, Fashion & Beauty, Working Women

14-Year Old Designer Combats Bullying With Creativity

14-Year Old Designer Combats Bullying With Creativity

When we think of our 14 year old selves, most of us don’t imagine being famous designers getting ready for fashion week, right? Well that’s not the case for Ludovika […]

Boys We Like, Family Life, Politics, Working Women

13 Y/O Indian Girl Starting Masters Degree, After Dad Sold Everything For Her Education

13 Y/O Indian Girl Starting Masters Degree, After Dad Sold Everything For Her Education

There’s a great African Proverb which says “If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family (nation)” and we believe […]

Body Image, Causes, Family Life

Hands Up If You Avoided School Activities Because Of Body Insecurities?

Hands Up If You Avoided School Activities Because Of Body Insecurities?

                          Well if this was you, you no doubt want to make sure your daughters don’t feel the […]

Family Life, Fashion & Beauty

‘Miss You Can Do It’ Beauty Pageant Will Leave You Feeling Inspired After Watching

‘Miss You Can Do It’ Beauty Pageant Will Leave You Feeling Inspired After Watching

Forget all your prejudiced thoughts on beauty pageants. Toddlers and Tiaras, Honey Boo Boo, even the Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe, Miss USA et al don’t even come close to […]

Contributors

“I Had A One Night Stand, Got An STD And A Baby…But That’s Not All…”

“I Had A One Night Stand, Got An STD And A Baby…But That’s Not All…”

My name is *Jamie and I got pregnant from a one-night stand. I never imagined my life like this, but I’ve come a long way to be able to say […]

Editors Blog, Family Life

Am I Still A Modern Day Feminist If I Want A House & A Baby?

Am I Still A Modern Day Feminist If I Want A House & A Baby?

I am only 2 months away from my 30th birthday and it finally hit me this past week: the urge to have babies, settle down, buy a house, and be […]

Celebrities

Supermodel Christy Turlington Urges Girls Not To Rush Into Babies & Marriage

Supermodel Christy Turlington Urges Girls Not To Rush Into Babies & Marriage

Supermodel and mum to two kids Christy Turlington Burns (her husband is filmmaker and actor Ed Burns) is using her influence and experience to advocate plight of adolescent girls either […]