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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 ×
Having Battled A Rare & Debilitating Disease I Want People To Know I Am A Study In Courage

Having Battled A Rare & Debilitating Disease I Want People To Know I Am A Study In Courage

By Margaret Twitty Life doesn’t always go to plan; but in those moments of adversity, picking yourself up and carrying on will be the best and hardest thing you do. […]

May 5, 2017 ×
Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

By Liz Greene Two months of excruciating pain and an endless barrage of medical testing had culminated in a surgery that was supposed to end my suffering, and return me […]

May 4, 2017 ×
Author Kelly Oliver Tackles IVF & Assisted Reproductive Technologies In Latest ‘Jessica James’ Novel

Author Kelly Oliver Tackles IVF & Assisted Reproductive Technologies In Latest ‘Jessica James’ Novel

By Kelly Oliver Not so long ago pregnancy was something to be hidden, a private matter that required modesty in dress and behavior. Now sexy pregnant bodies and protruding baby […]

May 1, 2017 ×
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 ×