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Why More Women Are Riding Motorcycles And How They Are Driving Change In The Industry

Why More Women Are Riding Motorcycles And How They Are Driving Change In The Industry

By Liz Jansen Whether it’s for freedom, adventure, spiritual experience, confidence, independence, or community, women are taking to motorcycles with an increased voracity. Three years ago, Debra Teplitz, 44, decided […]

December 6, 2016 ×
How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

By Tony Rinna The room was filled with professional women from various backgrounds, striking up conversations, exchanging ideas and enjoying themselves. The sense of sisterhood was palpable, and the ladies […]

December 5, 2016 ×
A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

By Katie McBeth The year 2016 has been a nightmare. Sure, we had some great movies, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and some quality online memes. But this year – in every other […]

December 1, 2016 ×
Disdain For A Newly-Elected President Should Not Include Slut-Shaming His Wife

Disdain For A Newly-Elected President Should Not Include Slut-Shaming His Wife

By Diane Meers As we continue to express disdain over our new president-elect, it’s hard to ignore the “slut-shaming” of Melania Trump. We expect this from conservative right-wingers, who had […]

November 25, 2016 ×
I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

By Jane Wyker ‘Good Girl’ is always a damaging role, never an expression of the authentic self.  It is usually taken on in childhood, an unconscious choice to accommodate others’ […]

October 6, 2016 ×
This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

By Kelly Oliver A couple of years ago, I was pitching my first novel, WOLF (KAOS press June 2016), in New York City, and when I told a group of […]

October 5, 2016 ×
Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

By April Avant “It’s not you, it’s me.” The politics of abortion access is a lot like that shady boyfriend you dated once upon a time. They get close and […]

October 4, 2016 ×
3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

September 14, 2016 ×
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 ×