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Screw The Pink Ribbons.This Lady Is Giving Cancer The Middle Finger!

Screw The Pink Ribbons.This Lady Is Giving Cancer The Middle Finger!

Yael Cohen from Vancouver, Canada has decided it’s time to say “buh-bye” to those pretty pink ribbons, and give cancer the middle finger instead. When the 26 year old found […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission, Politics

Lauren Bush: “Life’s Too Short To Waste It On Something You Don’t Want To Do”

Lauren Bush: “Life’s Too Short To Waste It On Something You Don’t Want To Do”

Lauren Bush, niece of former US President George W. Bush is a model, designer, and an activist. She has graced the cover of Vanity Fair and Vogue magazines throughout her […]

Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission, Sports

Paralympic Gold Medalist Rejected By Insurance Starts Own Campaign Toward Mobility

Paralympic Gold Medalist Rejected By Insurance Starts Own Campaign Toward Mobility

When you mention the word “healthcare” in a country like America, everyone has an opinion, and inevitably, a story. 24 year old Mallory Weggemann‘s story is that of extreme sorrow, […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Somalian supermodel Waris Dirie has just opened up a clinic in Germany to help the victims of female genital mutilation, otherwise crudely known as “female circumcision”, get reconstructive surgery and […]

Contributors, Family Life, Girl on a Mission

Inspiring Workshop Showing Girls They Don’t Need To Be Beyonce To Be A ‘Dreamgirl’

Inspiring Workshop Showing Girls They Don’t Need To Be Beyonce To Be A ‘Dreamgirl’

About six months ago on a somewhat chilly early afternoon in January, I sat in a classroom and awaited the arrival of twenty beautiful faces. One by one, they were […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

This Short Film Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Be A Woman Today

This Short Film Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Be A Woman Today

One of our contributors Latisha Conto, who is also a filmmaker shared with us a short film she recently made called “A Girl Walked Into A Wall”. The narrative is […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

Diana Nyad, the 64 year old endurance swimmer from Florida completed a record-breaking 53 hour swim from Havana, Cuba, to Key West, Florida on Monday, Sept 2nd 2013. Why is […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Girls. Yep, that’s who. There is an amazing documentary which every girl and woman needs to see, heck, every man too! It is called ‘I Am A Girl’ and it […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission, Sports

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

We love a good phoenix story, you know, the stories about people rising from the ashes. Sammy Veall is a 23 year old Aussie Yoga instructor, but definitely not your […]

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Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Valencia High School student Julia Competelli-Pizza (yes, she has a super rad name!) is one amazing girl with a huge heart. The Californian teen is a cheerleader at her school, […]

Family Life, Girl on a Mission, Politics, Working Women

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

There is a lot of negative press coming out from India at the moment, centering on many stories of rape and abuse. It’s shocking and horrific to say the least. […]

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Here’s Why We Think Tavi Gevinson Is An Awesome Role Model For Teen Girls

Here’s Why We Think Tavi Gevinson Is An Awesome Role Model For Teen Girls

Forget all the high profile celebrities out there who are singers, actors, sports stars etc, because there is a new breed of role model in town! They are bloggers and […]