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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 […]

April 25, 2014 ×
“Oh You’re A Model? You Must Be Dumb Because You’re Beautiful”

“Oh You’re A Model? You Must Be Dumb Because You’re Beautiful”

By Mallorie Carrington “This is my best friend Mallorie, she’s a model” used to be a fun way to be introduced when it was coming out of the mouth of […]

April 22, 2014 ×
THE SLUT DIARIES: What Teen Girls Think Of Slut Shaming & Sexual Harassment

THE SLUT DIARIES: What Teen Girls Think Of Slut Shaming & Sexual Harassment

On a cold night in New York City, Joey Del Marco puts on her favorite dress, her highest heels, and meets up with her oldest friends, George, Luke, and Tim, […]

April 21, 2014 ×
The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

By Mallorie Carrington When you are younger and dreaming of someday becoming a fashion designer – you (or I in this case) dream of endless rolls of fabric, vintage dress […]

April 10, 2014 ×
12 Quotes By Famous Women Throughout History You Need To Know

12 Quotes By Famous Women Throughout History You Need To Know

History can be pretty dry at times. It isn’t until later in life that we start to see any semblance of relevance or even get excited. As a woman and […]

March 20, 2014 ×
Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

By Sahar Paz It started as a whisper, the first time I took responsibility for all the garbage that happened. It was February 2005 in Denver, Colorado. The brisk winter […]

March 13, 2014 ×
How I Went From Being A White Girl Judging Arab Countries, To Living In One.

How I Went From Being A White Girl Judging Arab Countries, To Living In One.

By Susan Singer I wrote this back in 2008 and things have dramatically changed, hopefully for the better, but the topic of how we jump to conclusions and judge on […]

March 6, 2014 ×
Breaking Up With My Fears Was The Best Thing I Ever Did

Breaking Up With My Fears Was The Best Thing I Ever Did

Wow! I did not realize how much I was holding back This thought came up the second I sprinted across the finish line nauseous and about to collapse. I just […]

February 12, 2014 ×
Documentary On Redheads, aka ‘Ginger Girls’ You Need To Know About

Documentary On Redheads, aka ‘Ginger Girls’ You Need To Know About

By Alexia Anastasio As a woman with red hair and freckles, I tend to look younger than I actually am. That’s good genes and I am grateful for it. Red […]

February 10, 2014 ×
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. […]

February 6, 2014 ×
7 Healthy Habits & New Resolutions That Last Longer Than January…

7 Healthy Habits & New Resolutions That Last Longer Than January…

For most people, the New Year heralds new aspirations and goals in the form of New Year’s resolutions. As a nutritionist and personal trainer, the most common resolutions I’ve come […]

January 23, 2014 ×
Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

By Tatiana Kombo Any stereotypical definition of what a feminist is goes directly against the liberating message and promise of feminism. That is why I believe that the intersection of […]

January 22, 2014 ×
“I Am Human, Flawed, But EVERY Part Of Me Is Beautiful, & I Am Worth It!”

“I Am Human, Flawed, But EVERY Part Of Me Is Beautiful, & I Am Worth It!”

By Brady Overcash Hey look! That’s me! Brady. No makeup, no filter, no editing, no hair hiding my skin, no insecurities. Something I’ve struggled with personally for a very long […]

January 15, 2014 ×
7 Reasons Collaboration Among Women Is Far Better Than Competition

7 Reasons Collaboration Among Women Is Far Better Than Competition

By Dina Mikaela When I talk to young girls and women one thing is clear: We are all on a pursuit for a perfect set of female friends; The ones […]

December 25, 2013 ×
Teen Nick HALO Award Winner Speaks Up For Girl Power!

Teen Nick HALO Award Winner Speaks Up For Girl Power!

By Rocio Ortega I usually don’t like surprises, but receiving the 2013 Teen Nickelodeon HALO awards was definitely the best surprise of my life. In a bowling alley full of […]

November 20, 2013 ×