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Today's Wonder Women

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Artist & Public Health Advocate Creates Org. That Teaches Sex Education Through Theater Performance

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Contributors

Ending The Stigma – Why Fact-Based, Medically-Accurate, Comprehensive Sex Ed. Matters

Ending The Stigma – Why Fact-Based, Medically-Accurate, Comprehensive Sex Ed. Matters

By Liz Greene Is sexual education the responsibility of parents or the public school system? This debate has been raging for far too long — and unfortunately, the only losers […]

Girl on a Mission

Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

When it comes to the gender gap in STEM (science, tech, engineering, and math), it widens the more you look at older age groups. There are numerous studies showing how […]

Family Life

How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

Comprehensive sex education is always a good idea, no matter which part of the world you live in. The idea that giving youth information about bodies, relationships and fostering dialog […]

Girl on a Mission, Health

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

Although it’s 2017 and America is known as “the most powerful country in the world”, there should be some major asterisks against that phrase, because in a lot of ways, […]

Contributors

Fashion Advertising, Consumerism & Social Media Influencers – A Lethal Combo Targeting Teens

Fashion Advertising, Consumerism & Social Media Influencers – A Lethal Combo Targeting Teens

By Jenny Park It’s not an undisclosed matter that more than the majority of marketing departments now capitalize on teenagers niche to boost sales and brand reputation. It comes from […]

Boys We Like, Girl on a Mission

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

Contributors

This Mother’s Day Is An Important Reminder Why Moms Need to Validate Their Children’s Courage

This Mother’s Day Is An Important Reminder Why Moms Need to Validate Their Children’s Courage

By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert Angela Cortez’s sixteen-year-old daughter had an eye-opening experience when her mom mustered her courage to share that when Chantal was a little girl […]

Entertainment

Teen Author Anna Caltabiano Started Writing For A Bet, Ended Up Landing A Major Publishing Deal

Teen Author Anna Caltabiano Started Writing For A Bet, Ended Up Landing A Major Publishing Deal

It’s always interesting to us that when you look at some of the biggest young adult fiction series marketed to teens in the world today, the majority of them may […]

Interviews

Our Interview With ‘Everyone Is Gay’ Founder Danielle Owens-Reid Will Make You A Better LGBTQ Ally

Our Interview With ‘Everyone Is Gay’ Founder Danielle Owens-Reid Will Make You A Better LGBTQ Ally

In 2014 we started an event series called ‘The F Word Event’ held in Los Angeles in conjunction with Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker of The Empowerment Project. We teamed […]

Interviews

These Women Are Teaching A Ground-Breaking Sexuality Curriculum In Schools & Churches

These Women Are Teaching A Ground-Breaking Sexuality Curriculum In Schools & Churches

In 2014 we started an event series called ‘The F Word Event’ held in Los Angeles in conjunction with Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker of The Empowerment Project. We teamed […]

Body Image, Contributors

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

I Inherited My Mother’s Insecurities So I Started A Body Positive Org. For Girls To Break The Cycle

By Christina Verzijl I live in the wonderfully eclectic and exceptionally warm city of San Antonio, Texas where I run a positive body positive program called Body Project 4 High […]

Contributors

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teenager Explains Why He Calls Himself A Feminist

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teenager Explains Why He Calls Himself A Feminist

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

Contributors

SLUT DIARIES: “Does He Even Know What THOT Means?” Why Words Matter.

SLUT DIARIES: “Does He Even Know What THOT Means?” Why Words Matter.

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

Interviews

‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

We all remember the movie ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan as an outcast who tries to fit in with a female clique by changing herself and covering up her past. […]