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Author Melanie Benjamin Draws Parallels With The History Of Women In Hollywood & #MeToo, #TimesUp Movements

Author Melanie Benjamin Draws Parallels With The History Of Women In Hollywood & #MeToo, #TimesUp Movements

By Melanie Benjamin There’s a scene in my novel, The Girls in the Picture, that was the most frustrating, and inspiring, scene I’ve written in a novel to date.  And it’s entirely […]

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How One Company Is Stepping Up To The Plate To Amplify The Voices Of Women In Hollywood

How One Company Is Stepping Up To The Plate To Amplify The Voices Of Women In Hollywood

By Dana Corddry There’s a not-so-quiet revolution afoot in Hollywood. And perhaps for the first time in history, women are reaping the benefits. In an environment that can be downright […]

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For American Women, Substance Abuse Is Becoming A Major Problem

For American Women, Substance Abuse Is Becoming A Major Problem

By Jori Hamilton Across the U.S., there are millions of people suffering from some level of substance abuse or addiction. In fact, according to the National Survey on Drug Use […]

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Six Inspirational Women Who Led Startups To Success

Six Inspirational Women Who Led Startups To Success

By Kath Johnson The numbers are startling: women-led startups get just 2% of venture capital funding. Female tech leaders grapple with the same issues faced by women across economic lines: […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker in HBO's 'Divorce'

Why Are “Unlikeable” Female Characters In Books Such a Turn-Off, But Unlikable Males Acceptable?

By Sayde Scarlett The first reviews of my debut novel, ‘Clouds and Earth’, are starting to come in. It seems everyone agrees: my main character, Sandy Attiyeh – whom I […]

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Author’s Compelling Memoir Shares Her Journey Finding Her Biological Family & Uncovering Hidden Secrets.

Author’s Compelling Memoir Shares Her Journey Finding Her Biological Family & Uncovering Hidden Secrets.

By Diane Dewey What do you say to a father who you’ve just met when you’re forty-seven years old? When I landed that day in March 2003 at Zurich’s International […]

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Author Writes About The Impressive Aspects Of Queen Anne’s Life Not Shown In ‘The Favourite’.

Author Writes About The Impressive Aspects Of Queen Anne’s Life Not Shown In ‘The Favourite’.

By Judith Lissauer Cromwell Few women have ruled Great Britain in their own right. The least known and most under-valued, has, at last, attracted attention. But not the attention she […]

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The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

By Caitlin Hoff The recent #MeToo movement momentum has shown the world just how far women still have left to go before equality becomes a reality. From sexism in the […]

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Unveiling The Shame Of The “Whore” In Arab Culture


Unveiling The Shame Of The “Whore” In Arab Culture


By Farida D. When I was in high school, each year a “List of Whores” would secretly circulate in the locker rooms. The list included names of girls in our […]

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‘The Night Visitors’ – A New Genre-Bending Thriller With Smart Commentary On Abusive Relationships & Family Trauma

‘The Night Visitors’ – A New Genre-Bending Thriller With Smart Commentary On Abusive Relationships & Family Trauma

By Carol Goodman A woman and a ten-year-old boy are on a bus driving through the snowy Catskills. They are fleeing an abusive man. They have no money, no other […]

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The Importance Of Women’s Health Check-Ups

The Importance Of Women’s Health Check-Ups

By Rachel Lynch Many women dread the idea of going to their doctor’s appointment. Whether it be pap smears and HPV shots or something as simple as weighing in at […]

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Author Tackles A Taboo Subject Heavily Stigmatized Among Women – Choosing To Be Child-Free.

Author Tackles A Taboo Subject Heavily Stigmatized Among Women – Choosing To Be Child-Free.

By Kate Kaufmann Who counts as family when you don’t have kids? The answer can be ambiguous. It’s a delicate dance sometimes, finding our family roles and places of belonging […]

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How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

By Rachel Cooper It’s taken me eight years to be able to say #metoo, or to realize that those words even apply to me. I didn’t know I was a […]

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Feminist Sci-Fi Author Pens Fantasy Short Story Collection About Trump Post-Impeachment, In A Galaxy Far Far Away.

Feminist Sci-Fi Author Pens Fantasy Short Story Collection About Trump Post-Impeachment, In A Galaxy Far Far Away.

By Marleen S. Barr Donald Trump was ensconced in his Fifth Avenue aerie contemplating his Cabinet appointments. He glanced at an oblong lamp adorned with a spout and a semi-circular […]

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My New Feminine Manifesto – Sexy Isn’t Sustainable

My New Feminine Manifesto – Sexy Isn’t Sustainable

By Dr. Brittany Barreto The odds were stacked against me, but I refused to let my tumultuous upbringing define my brain’s curiosity to understand myself and humans on a deeper […]