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Interviews, Sports

Meet Kaylee Gaines – The Teen Wrestling Triple Crown Champion Making History

Meet Kaylee Gaines – The Teen Wrestling Triple Crown Champion Making History

We love writing about women and girls who are breaking barriers, especially in sports. So when we first learned about Kaylee Gaines, a high school student and wrestler from Mt. […]

Interviews

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

The phrase “the future is female” should definitely be applied to Sarah Hesterman, a freshman at Long Island University’s Global College studying in Costa Rica who has also been chosen […]

Entertainment

California Just Became The 1st State To Mandate Sexual Consent Lessons In High School

California Just Became The 1st State To Mandate Sexual Consent Lessons In High School

Three cheers for the Golden State! California has been setting the bar high when it comes to progressive measures that protect its citizens and allow them to prosper. There are […]

Body Image, Contributors

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

By Christina Verzijl I live in the wonderfully eclectic and exceptionally warm city of San Antonio, Texas where I run a positive body positive program called Body Project 4 High […]

Causes, Working Women

Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Typical high school girls don’t use their spare time to champion the cause of the greater good. Not because they aren’t able, it’s because it is normally a time of […]

Contributors, Family Life

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

The following posts were written by Darci Siegel, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, and India Witkin, a 17-year-old high school senior, a 16-year-old high school junior, who are cast members […]

Body Image, Family Life

Dove Makes A Short Film Showing New Perspective On Teen Girls & “Selfies”

Dove Makes A Short Film Showing New Perspective On Teen Girls & “Selfies”

Dove wants to inspire all women to redefine beauty. That has been their overarching message for the past 10 years with their viral campaign hits such as “Real Beauty Sketches” […]

Causes

Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Olivia Maloney and Cameron Dreyer and two 7th grade girls from Colorado who have just done something that is restoring our faith in the next generation of young women. They […]

Girl on a Mission

Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Valencia High School student Julia Competelli-Pizza (yes, she has a super rad name!) is one amazing girl with a huge heart. The Californian teen is a cheerleader at her school, […]

Contributors

From Ethiopia To Atlanta, This High School Girl Has An Important Message For Teens

From Ethiopia To Atlanta, This High School Girl Has An Important Message For Teens

By Eden Mekonnen As a junior in high school, I must say that there are quite a lot of things that I’ve learned since my freshman year. I’ve transitioned from […]