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‘Teen Voices’ Series: Barriers To Safe Abortion In Uganda Leading To Unhealthy & Dangerous Outcomes

‘Teen Voices’ Series: Barriers To Safe Abortion In Uganda Leading To Unhealthy & Dangerous Outcomes

This is the third post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

June 23, 2017 ×
Author Donna Levin’s New Novel Encourages Advocacy & Empathy For Kids On The Autism Spectrum

Author Donna Levin’s New Novel Encourages Advocacy & Empathy For Kids On The Autism Spectrum

By Donna Levin Some women are born advocates; some achieve advocacy, and others have advocacy thrust upon them. I’m in the third category; I was minding my own business, writing […]

June 21, 2017 ×
How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

By Elaine Reilly We have recently covered the ways in which women are failed by the healthcare system. Women’s pain is often taken less seriously by doctors, making it harder […]

June 16, 2017 ×
I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

By Avril O’Reilly For a very long time I have been working on a book project that I didn’t think anyone would want. I felt that my books had a […]

June 12, 2017 ×
The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

By Chelsy Ranard It wasn’t that long ago that same-sex marriage became federally legalized in the United States – just two years ago, gay and lesbian couples could be legally […]

June 9, 2017 ×
Fashion Advertising, Consumerism & Social Media Influencers – A Lethal Combo Targeting Teens

Fashion Advertising, Consumerism & Social Media Influencers – A Lethal Combo Targeting Teens

By Jenny Park It’s not an undisclosed matter that more than the majority of marketing departments now capitalize on teenagers niche to boost sales and brand reputation. It comes from […]

May 31, 2017 ×
Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

By Liz Greene Everybody’s familiar with the first warning signs of a cold — you know, the burning in the back of your throat, a runny nose that just won’t […]

May 29, 2017 ×
When We Stop Seeing Feminine Qualities As “Weak” & Masculine As “Strong”, We’ll All We Better Off

When We Stop Seeing Feminine Qualities As “Weak” & Masculine As “Strong”, We’ll All We Better Off

By Loris Simon Salum When I was 19 years old, my mother asked me to join her in a women’s retreat from the Marion Woodman Foundation in a magical place […]

May 23, 2017 ×
Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

By Nick Cesare In 1977, the first in vitro fertilization procedure (IVF) was carried out in the UK. Several decades later, the phenomenon known as medical tourism began to take […]

May 22, 2017 ×
‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

This is the second post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

May 19, 2017 ×
This Mother’s Day Is An Important Reminder Why Moms Need to Validate Their Children’s Courage

This Mother’s Day Is An Important Reminder Why Moms Need to Validate Their Children’s Courage

By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert Angela Cortez’s sixteen-year-old daughter had an eye-opening experience when her mom mustered her courage to share that when Chantal was a little girl […]

May 12, 2017 ×
As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

By Daisy Helman I didn’t mean to end up running an online magazine. I had always read lifestyle publications, in print and later online, but the actual idea of starting […]

May 8, 2017 ×