Contributors

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

By Myasi Jackson The feminist movement has rapidly grown over the past few years. The Women’s March that was held in Washington, D.C this past January brought out 500,000 men […]

April 28, 2017 ×
How A Lesbian Chat Room Helped Me Not Be Ashamed Of Coming Out & Embracing My Sexuality

How A Lesbian Chat Room Helped Me Not Be Ashamed Of Coming Out & Embracing My Sexuality

For the purpose of this article, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. The internet is an unforgiving place, especially when you’re a young girl who […]

April 21, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

This is the fourth edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The first, second and third editions are also available in […]

April 21, 2017 ×
Where Are All The Women Disrupting The Financial Technology Sector?

Where Are All The Women Disrupting The Financial Technology Sector?

By Weronika Slowinksa The financial sector is another industry where most of the business is conducted by men. Do not get me wrong, there is a significant percentage of women […]

April 18, 2017 ×
I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

By Nico Morgan Over the weekend, I moved into my first new apartment. My girlfriend was there the entire time by my side, helping me haul boxes to and from. […]

April 17, 2017 ×
How The Heroin Epidemic Is Killing Women And Why Solutions Must Involve Rehab, Not Prison

How The Heroin Epidemic Is Killing Women And Why Solutions Must Involve Rehab, Not Prison

By Liz Greene In one way or another, almost everyone in America has been touched by the ongoing heroin epidemic. According to the CDC, fatal heroin overdoses have more than […]

April 13, 2017 ×
How My Disappointing College Experience Helped Me Understand Valuable Lessons About Failure

How My Disappointing College Experience Helped Me Understand Valuable Lessons About Failure

By Jessica Freeman I had never really understood the word “resilient”, used to describe a person who has gone through trauma and come out stronger for it, until long after […]

April 12, 2017 ×
Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

By Liz Greene I remember with startling clarity the first time I realized I was fat. The summer camp I attended was big on encouraging kids to forge a lifelong […]

April 11, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

This is the third edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. This edition is exclusive to GirlTalkHQ. The first and second […]

March 31, 2017 ×
How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

By Alex Spieth My journey to changing “the internet world as we know it” all started with pretty un-woke conversation when I was trying to cast a role in the […]

March 30, 2017 ×
Fitness Media Needs To Stop Excluding Diverse Bodies. Health Isn’t A One-Size-Fits-All Industry

Fitness Media Needs To Stop Excluding Diverse Bodies. Health Isn’t A One-Size-Fits-All Industry

By Louise Green About 15 years ago, on a rainy night, I stood on the corner outside my local running club. I leaned against the cold concrete wall, watching the […]

March 27, 2017 ×