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Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

By Lauren Rader The natural world makes my heart sing. Look how the summer light is shimmering. See how it touches the trees, spotlights the grass? I wonder at the […]

September 13, 2016 ×
The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

By Kenza Salmi “To them, women are pieces of meat; they are not valuable beings”, my neighbor Aisha told me once. Aisha is a gorgeous educated 30 year-old woman, who […]

September 7, 2016 ×
I Achieved My Dream Of Becoming Pretty & Popular…And It Didn’t Fix Anything

I Achieved My Dream Of Becoming Pretty & Popular…And It Didn’t Fix Anything

By Casey McQuillen My name is Casey McQuillen, and I have a secret; I have always been insecure. In middle school, when I shakily stood up to the bullies who […]

September 6, 2016 ×
A Fmr. Sex Crimes Prosecutor Says The US Legal System Is Failing Sexual Assault Victims

A Fmr. Sex Crimes Prosecutor Says The US Legal System Is Failing Sexual Assault Victims

By Brian Kent Sexual assault is a life-changing event that leaves a victim with many questions to answer. In most cases, victims want to move on with their lives, but […]

August 30, 2016 ×
Self-Worth Is Not Just An Ideal, It Is The Key To Living In Confidence, Power & Purpose

Self-Worth Is Not Just An Ideal, It Is The Key To Living In Confidence, Power & Purpose

By Shinjini Das Self-worth is a fascinating concept, because as simple as it is to believe that self-worth should indeed radiate from within, more often than not, girls around the […]

August 22, 2016 ×
What Do Entertainment, Retail And Athletics Have In Common? The Wage Gap

What Do Entertainment, Retail And Athletics Have In Common? The Wage Gap

By Susanne Loxton Many people are quick to shut down the idea of the wage gap, calling it a myth. These people only understand the surface statistics of the wage […]

August 16, 2016 ×
Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

By Craig Pomeranz I have been thinking a lot lately about how early we force children to conform to adult behavior regarding sex and romance, especially as seen in pop […]

August 12, 2016 ×
If You Think Alcohol Causes Rape, You’ve Just Bought Into The Victim-Blaming Narrative

If You Think Alcohol Causes Rape, You’ve Just Bought Into The Victim-Blaming Narrative

By Liz Greene It’s an old article, I know, but I can’t help but be pissed off every time it shows up in my search results. “College Women: Stop Getting […]

August 11, 2016 ×
More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

By Samantha Rivers In an election where we have the first woman to ever be a front-running candidate for the President of the United States, it’s safe to say we’re […]

August 8, 2016 ×
Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

By Annabelle Ramos I love my mother. She’s done an amazing job raising me and my siblings. She is one of the many mothers I know who has worked hard, […]

August 1, 2016 ×
New Daily Text Service Wants To Help You Start Your Day On A Positive Note

New Daily Text Service Wants To Help You Start Your Day On A Positive Note

By Kelsey Bishop Whether you are waking up to get to class, to work, or to yoga, we can all admit to having those mornings where we would love to […]

July 26, 2016 ×
How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

July 19, 2016 ×