Live Through This: The Many Faces And Stories Of Suicide Attempt Survivors

“If we’re going to change the landscape of suicide awareness, we have to remove the stigma.”

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The Images That Hypnotized Us Into Writing About Powdered Milk

There have been only four occasions when we covered milk as a topic of interest, but we’ve certainly never had a reason to write about powdered milk. That is until now…

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Trait Tracer: Woman Morphs Into Eight Relatives For Cool Family Resemblance Photo Project

Rachael Rifkin, a 26-year-old ghostwriter and personal historian, set out to show how much more she has in common with her family than she thought.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Is Letter Writing A Lost Art?

One of the best parts of my day is getting the mail. I know this is not the case for everyone. Bills come in the mail. Useless flyers from new dentists and Chinese restaurants in town also come in the mail. But every evening when I head out to my mailbox... I hope there will be a letter. There is little else that brings as much joy to my day as receiving a handwritten letter from my mom or a friend. ... [Read More]

Emma Watson Gives Another Moving Speech Encouraging Global Leaders To Join HeForShe Campaign For Gender Equality

Emma Watson Gives Another Moving Speech Encouraging Global Leaders To Join HeForShe Campaign For Gender Equality

January 23, 2015 by

Emma Watson just gave another moving speech at World Economic Forum encouraging world leaders, governments, universities and people all over the world to step up and take action in support of the new ‪HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 initiative to galvanize momentum ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday New Year’s Resolution Series: Week 3… Garage Improvements

It’s week 3 of my Top 15 Ways to Get Your Home in Shape for 2015! Over the last two weeks we covered 4 ways to shape up your kitchen, and 4 ways to shape up your bathroom. This week I’m taking you into the garbage, I mean, GARAGE! My word slip is to make a point—often the garage ends up becoming a garbaage room, and it shouldn’t be! I apply this notion ... [Read More]

10-Year-Old Transgender Girl Finds Acceptance And Empowerment Through Roller Derby

10-Year-Old Transgender Girl Finds Acceptance And Empowerment Through Roller Derby

January 22, 2015 by

In The Turn, by award winning filmmaker Erica Tremblay, is a documentary about a 10-year-old transgender girl who finds acceptance and empowerment in the company of a queer roller derby collective. Growing up in rural Canada, Crystal is tormented at school by teachers and peers alike. ... [Read More]

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There Is No Woman In This Picture

January 22, 2015 by

We love a good optical illusion, and this is a great one. Despite what you think you may see, there is no woman in this picture. This is one of the many amazing works by "master of illusion" Sandro Del-Prete, who fifty years ago, got his initial inspiration from a chameleon. “Everything we see can be seen in another way. Therefore, I ask myself; isn't everything an illusion anyway? Reality is but a ... [Read More]

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7 Ways To Combat Manterrupting

January 22, 2015 by

Studies show when women speak up at work, they are more likely to be interrupted and less likely to be credited for their contributions. As a result, women speak up less than their male counterparts. However,  manterrupting and bropropriating don’t just harm women. This pattern stifles teamwork and holds back innovation. This guide for men, women and bosses, by graphic artist Kathleen Edison was inspired ... [Read More]

DaddyDaDa Drops “New Rap” With Important Message To Treat All Women With Respect

DaddyDaDa Drops “New Rap” With Important Message To Treat All Women With Respect

January 21, 2015 by

DaddyDaDa is the stage name of a singer, inspirational songwriter and author of children's books. His music features "positive messages, discussing current social and cultural issues," and his very first release under the DaddyDaDa Productions label is Treat All Women with Respect, a rhymey little tune he describes ... [Read More]

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I’m Not Pregnant. It’s Just My Belly

January 21, 2015 by

By Brittany T Policastro - It was my last full day on vacation down the Jersey Shore -- a vacation where I indulged on piping hot donuts and buckets of fries on more than one occasion. My partner and I decided to check out Cape May. I dressed for the occasion in a white and grey striped dress that clung to me like a koala to a tree. Waiting for my guy at the local coffee shop, I encountered a man, about ... [Read More]