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From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

By Kim McCabe She’s three and she sticks her tummy out proudly. 
She’s thirteen and she sucks her tummy in shamefully.
 What went wrong? She climbs a tree to play […]

August 30, 2018 ×
Author Weaves In Themes Of Hope & Resilience To Tackle Teen Suicide In Debut Novel

Author Weaves In Themes Of Hope & Resilience To Tackle Teen Suicide In Debut Novel

By Lauren Speeth As a judge of student films, I have a sense of what’s on students’ minds, or at least the ones who submit to Campus Moviefest, The World’s […]

August 23, 2018 ×
Free Women of Color with their Children and Servants, oil painting by Agostino Brunias, Dominica, c. 1764–1796.

New Novel Explores The Hidden Role Of Free Women Of Color During The Battle Of New Orleans

By Sue Ingalls Finan Much has been written about Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans in 1815, yet the city’s females, who played a crucial role before, during […]

August 20, 2018 ×
Author Kathryn Berla Tackles The “Mean Girls” Phenomenon In Her Novel ‘The Kitty Committee’

Author Kathryn Berla Tackles The “Mean Girls” Phenomenon In Her Novel ‘The Kitty Committee’

By Kathryn Berla As someone who relied on the strength of my female friendships to help me get this far in life, I would be very reluctant to write a […]

August 7, 2018 ×
Debut Novelist Rita Dragonette Writes Female-Focused, Coming-Of-Age Vietnam-Era Story

Debut Novelist Rita Dragonette Writes Female-Focused, Coming-Of-Age Vietnam-Era Story

The following excerpt, titled ‘At The Smithsonian’, is an excerpt from Rita Dragonette’s debut novel ‘The Fourteenth Of September’, available for purchase on September 18, 2018. She was glad to […]

July 16, 2018 ×
Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

By Marie Unanue The story of Phatty and Payaso came to me while watching our overweight cat plop his big belly down at the front door of our apartment to […]

May 29, 2018 ×
‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

Whether she is smashing the patriarchy or punching nazi’s, author Loryn Brantz‘s badass little character she created in her now-viral book ‘Feminist Baby’ is nothing short of a one-woman revolution. […]

May 2, 2018 ×
Best-Selling Feminist Author Maria Lewis Releases New Book ‘It Came From The Deep’

Best-Selling Feminist Author Maria Lewis Releases New Book ‘It Came From The Deep’

If you are a fan of YA Fiction, then you NEED to be a fan of best-selling Australian author Maria Lewis. We wrote about her previous book series ‘Who’s Afraid?’, […]

October 30, 2017 ×
“The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F**k” Is The Most Appropriate Self-Help Book We Need Right Now

“The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F**k” Is The Most Appropriate Self-Help Book We Need Right Now

The title alone was enough to pique our interest. We’re living in a time when there are SO many competing issues that seek to demand our attention and time, but […]

September 20, 2017 ×
Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Humor can often be considered a less-threatening vehicle for discussing serious topics, as many will no doubt be familiar when watching an array of stand-up comedians or watching your fave […]

July 21, 2017 ×
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 ×