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Girl on a Mission

Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

It’s easy to take education and literacy for granted in the developed world. We assume it is an inherent right for many of us. Elsewhere in the world, this is […]

Editors Blog

A Feminist Christian Perspective On The Hobby Lobby Case

A Feminist Christian Perspective On The Hobby Lobby Case

I wasn’t going to write anything about this news story there have been so many articles, think pieces, myth de-bunkers and blog posts floating around the internet. But after sifting […]

Editors Blog

My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

I’m sure most of us have already seen this Snickers commercial, and shared it on our social networks. When I first started watching it I had a visceral reaction because […]

Contributors

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

By Sahar Paz It started as a whisper, the first time I took responsibility for all the garbage that happened. It was February 2005 in Denver, Colorado. The brisk winter […]

Editors Blog

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Sugar Junkie With Chronic Illness Starts Healthy App To Inspire Others, Reaches No.1 on iTunes

Sugar Junkie With Chronic Illness Starts Healthy App To Inspire Others, Reaches No.1 on iTunes

Ordinary women changing the world and doing something different. These are the stories worth talking about and are newsworthy, not celebs parading around in bikinis, dating other celebs, going to […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

By Tatiana Kombo Any stereotypical definition of what a feminist is goes directly against the liberating message and promise of feminism. That is why I believe that the intersection of […]

Celebrities, Editors Blog, Fashion & Beauty

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

It finally happened. After all the rumors of Anna Wintour “courting” Girls creator/writer/star Lena Dunham, she appears on the US version of Vogue for February 2014. It is the first […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Two Plus Size Bloggers Leading The Body Positive Movement

Two Plus Size Bloggers Leading The Body Positive Movement

Change doesn’t happen overnight, but when a whole generation of women start to follow a new trend which leads in a completely different direction than the existing one, you know […]

Interviews, The Empowerment Project

[VIDEO] Youtuber LoveAlanaChan Chats About ‘The Empowerment Project’

[VIDEO] Youtuber LoveAlanaChan Chats About ‘The Empowerment Project’

In the third episode of our ‘Role Models’ web series, we chatted with Youtuber Alana who has a popular travel and lifestyle channel called LoveAlanaChan. She is passionate about creating […]

Celebrities, Entertainment, Family Life

Child Star Mara Wilson Is Glad She’s Not Famous Like The Olsen Twins

Child Star Mara Wilson Is Glad She’s Not Famous Like The Olsen Twins

Ok you guys, hold the freaking phone, because apparently all this time we have been duped by the media into thinking we must accept ridiculous behavior by child stars awkwardly […]

Contributors, The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project Meets Some Warrior Women In The Midwest

The Empowerment Project Meets Some Warrior Women In The Midwest

Hey Girltalkers! This is Director Sarah Moshie Mosh in Denver, CO and we are halfway through our empowerment journey, can you believe it? To think back on all the experiences […]

Body Image, Contributors

You Can’t Love Others Without Loving Yourself Also. Duh!

You Can’t Love Others Without Loving Yourself Also. Duh!

Sounds conceited, right? Love yourself first and foremost, and then focus on loving others and receiving the love and acceptance of others around you? I mean, we always want to […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Blogging: How To Get It Right & Make It Interesting.

Fashion Blogging: How To Get It Right & Make It Interesting.

Fashion is a growing yet competitive industry to work in, which makes it even more important to be creative. Fashion enthusiasts would once only turn to Vogue, Elle and Glamour […]

Body Image, Entertainment

Got An Embarrassing Old Photo Of Yourself? Post It Online & Celebrate “The Awkward Years”

Got An Embarrassing Old Photo Of Yourself? Post It Online & Celebrate “The Awkward Years”

Ever look back at yourself, say, a few years ago and cringe at your hairstyle, outfit and shoes? You’d rather forget about it right? Well, along comes a brilliant website […]