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Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Her story reads like something out of an award-winning Hollywood movie, or perhaps a narrative that we would sooner associate with someone from across the world in an under-developed area. […]

January 12, 2017 ×
Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

She’s the singer and musician who became an indisputable feminist voice throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s with hits like ‘Paranoid’, ‘Androgyny’, ‘Sex Is Not The Enemy’ and many more. […]

January 11, 2017 ×
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 […]

January 11, 2017 ×
American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

Beginning in January, employees of American Express will have access to an increased range of benefits which include paid family leave and financial support toward adoption, surrogacy and IVF. Before […]

January 10, 2017 ×
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 […]

January 10, 2017 ×
Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

We all remember how we felt the day after the presidential election. That feeling is starting to compound as inauguration day draws ever closer. With the knowledge that we are […]

January 9, 2017 ×
NYC Art Gallery Exhibition ‘UPRISE’ An Ode To Angry Feminism In Wake Of The Presidential Election

NYC Art Gallery Exhibition ‘UPRISE’ An Ode To Angry Feminism In Wake Of The Presidential Election

This one is for all the “nasty women” everywhere, who felt like a wrecking-ball demolished their world when Donald Trump was elected in November 8, 2016. It is a day […]

January 9, 2017 ×
Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

“I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” By now you have probably seen the Netflix original film ‘Barry’, which tells the story of President Obama‘s early […]

December 30, 2016 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Feminism At TEDWomen & Dads Teaching Daughters To Be Confident

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Feminism At TEDWomen & Dads Teaching Daughters To Be Confident

Since this will be our last installment of our weekly Feminist Friday series for 2016, we figured it made sense to end on a festive note, as well as share […]

December 23, 2016 ×
Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

By Katie McBeth Breaking news in the healthcare world! We’ve most likely known (through personal experience or intuition) that female doctors are wonderful, but now there is scientific proof to […]

December 23, 2016 ×
Retailer Meijer Committed To Integrating Plus Sizes Into All 230 Of Its Stores By Early 2017

Retailer Meijer Committed To Integrating Plus Sizes Into All 230 Of Its Stores By Early 2017

The movement to integrate plus size fashion into the regular fashion departments at major stores has just gone up a notch with Midwest retailed Meijer beating out all other brands […]

December 22, 2016 ×
“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

December 22, 2016 ×