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Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

By Liz Greene The morning after the election, my office was eerily quiet. The routine buzz of chitchat, occasional shrieks, and bursts of laughter were all absent — even the […]

February 28, 2017 ×
For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

By Abi Smith I felt his breath on my neck, warm and rapid. And, as his chest pressed progressively harder against my chest, I felt everything inside of me tighten […]

February 28, 2017 ×
How Embracing My Femininity Allowed Me To Take The Leap And Become An Entrepreneur

How Embracing My Femininity Allowed Me To Take The Leap And Become An Entrepreneur

By Gloria Kopp Let me take you back to a time not so long ago, to a place not that far away. I was a smart, pretty young lady – […]

February 23, 2017 ×
If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

February 15, 2017 ×
I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

By Heather Von St. James I‘ve been around the cancer community for 11 years since being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in November of 2005. See, I had never heard […]

February 6, 2017 ×
HERstory: Why Writing About Empowered Women From A Distinctly Female Gaze Is Important

HERstory: Why Writing About Empowered Women From A Distinctly Female Gaze Is Important

By Donna Baier Stein One of the first things I noticed about the male re-tellings of Baby Doe Tabor’s fascinating life was the way they focused on her role in […]

February 1, 2017 ×
Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

January 31, 2017 ×
Asia’s Biggest All-Female Comedy Podcast Duo Talk Periods, Hecklers, & Being “Unladylike”

Asia’s Biggest All-Female Comedy Podcast Duo Talk Periods, Hecklers, & Being “Unladylike”

By Persis Shanker and Raven Lim The stand-up scene is finally taking off in Asia. New faces are coming up, including women who are finding their voices though comedy. We […]

January 17, 2017 ×
How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

By Ann Akbari, PhD Sometime in my twenties, I developed a fear of flying. Not a debilitating, can’t-get-on-the-plane kind of fear, but a high level of anxiety in anticipation of […]

January 10, 2017 ×
“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

December 22, 2016 ×
A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 2016 ×
Leaning In Like A Boss – Hell Hath No Fury Like An Artist Who Values Herself

Leaning In Like A Boss – Hell Hath No Fury Like An Artist Who Values Herself

By Lauren Hom Last week, I received an email from a multi-million dollar company looking for “up and coming illustrators” to “collaborate” on a coloring book in exchange for an […]

December 8, 2016 ×