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Author Donna Levin’s New Novel Encourages Advocacy & Empathy For Kids On The Autism Spectrum

Author Donna Levin’s New Novel Encourages Advocacy & Empathy For Kids On The Autism Spectrum

By Donna Levin Some women are born advocates; some achieve advocacy, and others have advocacy thrust upon them. I’m in the third category; I was minding my own business, writing […]

June 21, 2017 ×
Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

When you think of some of the greatest people-powered movements in recent American history, the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation movements certainly spring to mind. They helped shape an entire […]

May 26, 2017 ×
Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

If any of the words in the title of this piece made you uncomfortable, you aren’t alone. Although it is 2017, we still live in a world where the idea […]

May 18, 2017 ×
Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

You already know him as one of the biggest names in the pop culture zeitgeist. Eddie Huang has his own show on VICELAND called ‘Huang’s World’, is the author of […]

April 18, 2017 ×
Author Janet Fogg’s New Novel Series Is An Ode To All The Women Who’ve Ever Been Told They Are “Unladylike”

Author Janet Fogg’s New Novel Series Is An Ode To All The Women Who’ve Ever Been Told They Are “Unladylike”

By Janet Fogg When I grew up, our home was the gathering place for most of the neighborhood children. I remember chasing through backyards, playing hide ‘n’ seek, bicycling down […]

March 16, 2017 ×
Best-Selling Author & Fmr Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt On Women Taking The Lead

Best-Selling Author & Fmr Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt On Women Taking The Lead

She has been called the “voice of experience” by People magazine, as well as other publishing accolades such as Glamour’s “Woman of the Year” and one of Vanity Fair’s “America’s […]

February 3, 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 ×
Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

If you are looking for an honest, intelligent, insightful and downright feminist peek into the lives of women in India, award-winning journalist and author Meghna Pant’s latest book ‘The Trouble […]

September 27, 2016 ×
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Hillary Clinton, Refugees, Motherhood & Feminism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Hillary Clinton, Refugees, Motherhood & Feminism

She is well-known as the woman who inspired Beyonce’s feminism (and who also appeared on her 2013 track ***Flawless, as well as the Nigerian author whose book ‘We Should All […]

September 5, 2016 ×
New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

When it comes to increasing the number of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) we could give you data and statistics all day, every day. For instance, […]

August 26, 2016 ×
Author Bridgette Alexander Combines Race, Gender & Art In her ‘Celine Caldwell’ Mystery Series

Author Bridgette Alexander Combines Race, Gender & Art In her ‘Celine Caldwell’ Mystery Series

In a genre filled with so many emerging and popular female authors, the Young Adult fiction world is dominated by names that are as familiar as any A-list celebrities: J.K […]

April 28, 2016 ×
“Who’s Afraid” Author Maria Lewis On Werewolves, Feminism & Strong Female Characters

“Who’s Afraid” Author Maria Lewis On Werewolves, Feminism & Strong Female Characters

Feminism, werewolves and Strong Female Characters, oh my! We’ve talked a lot about the need for Hollywood to step up its game to allow more female-driven films helmed by female […]

April 25, 2016 ×