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What If You Discovered That What You Had Been Told About Sex Was A Lie?

What If You Discovered That What You Had Been Told About Sex Was A Lie?

By Missy Garcia As a woman you were probably fed many lies like me, ones that were designed to keep you silent, small, subservient and submissive. Lies that were designed […]

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Tackling The Bad Lessons From Teen Lit

Tackling The Bad Lessons From Teen Lit

By Magnolia Potter A child’s teenage years are the time they dabble in adult decisions while not fully inoculated against the very real consequences of the adult world. It’s an […]

Contributors, Health

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

By Hollie Jones Generally speaking, women tend to have cycles that last anywhere between 21 to 35 days (the average is 28 days) and a period tends to appear for […]

Contributors, Entertainment

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

By Jori Hamilton In the history of the Academy Awards, only one woman has ever won the Oscar for “Best Director.” In 2010, Kathhryn Bigelow won the award for her […]

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Dove India campaign

How My Self-Esteem Was Impacted When Brands Began Using Diverse Bodies In Campaigns

By Mukta Cholette Do you remember when Dove’s Real Beauty campaign first came out? I remember. It was a BIG DEAL! I was in high school and I felt pretty […]

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When Clergy Bring Blessings Inside Abortion Clinics

When Clergy Bring Blessings Inside Abortion Clinics

By Rev. Katey Zeh It’s not unusual to hear of clergy and other people of faith standing outside reproductive health clinics that provide abortions. Typically they are carrying protest signs […]

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Resistance and Resilience: My “Warrior” Mother’s Gifts

Resistance and Resilience: My “Warrior” Mother’s Gifts

By Hendrika de Vries When I was a little girl, my mother and I fused in a survival bond amidst tyranny and subversive activities in Nazi-occupied WWII Amsterdam.   I […]

Contributors, Working Women

How One Woman Achieved Her Work-Life Balance As A Working Mother In Business

How One Woman Achieved Her Work-Life Balance As A Working Mother In Business

Long gone are the days where women had to choose between having a family and having a career. Many women are now choosing to do both – striving for a […]

Contributors, Feminism

Celebrating Broad City’s Down-To-Earth, Fierce Feminism

Celebrating Broad City’s Down-To-Earth, Fierce Feminism

By Andreea Voicu ‘Broad City‘ may have ended 3 months ago but I for one haven’t stopped thinking about it or mourning its loss. It was one of my favorite […]

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“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

By Farida D “What made you a feminist?” This is the question that I was asking myself when I began writing what ended up being my poetry book “THE LIST […]

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Wellness Co. CEO Shares Her Struggles With Postpartum Depression As Someone With Asperger’s Syndrome

Wellness Co. CEO Shares Her Struggles With Postpartum Depression As Someone With Asperger’s Syndrome

By Pam Machemehl Helmly, Clinical Nutritionist Chief Executive Officer, Wellnicity. [CW: self-harm, suicidal thoughts, depression] My poor parents. They truly did not know what to do with me when I was […]

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Stop Feeling Like a Fake – Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Stop Feeling Like a Fake – Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

By Susan K. Hamilton Have you ever felt that you didn’t deserve your success? That you weren’t good enough, competent enough, or smart enough—and that eventually, someone was going to […]

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Why Women In Tech Can Make All The Difference

Why Women In Tech Can Make All The Difference

By Jori Hamilton If you’re a woman in tech or thinking about taking a job in the tech industry, the numbers are intimidating: women hold only 20% of tech jobs. […]

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“I Slapt His Face In Public”: How One Woman Spoke Out Against Harassment In The Past

“I Slapt His Face In Public”: How One Woman Spoke Out Against Harassment In The Past

By Kate Stewart When I began to research Ruth Rappaport’s life, I knew that I would find stories about how she had survived World War II, the 1948 War for […]

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Delve Into The World Of Prohibition & Speakeasies In Author Susanna Calkins’ Female-Driven ‘Murder Knocks Twice’ Book

Delve Into The World Of Prohibition & Speakeasies In Author Susanna Calkins’ Female-Driven ‘Murder Knocks Twice’ Book

The following is an excerpt from award-winning author Susanna Calkins’ new title ‘Murder knocks Twice’, out now from Minotaur Books. Beneath the streets of 1920s Chicago lie a dangerous, glittering […]