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High School Feminist Lets Twitter Bros Know That Opinions Are Not Just For Boys

May 3, 2016 by

By Delaney Hoffman - Within my school’s online community, Twitter has become the land of bros and roasts, mixed with clever one-liners and small profundities. This is the harrowing tale of my own experience with the land of Twitter Bros. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Basic Tips for Growing Healthy, Beautiful Roses

Safely after frosts (for most of us), and early enough to enjoy blooms all spring and summer, now is a perfect time of year to bring "May Flowers" into your yards! For this Fix-it Friday I’m focusing on the most illustrious flower of them all... the rose. There are literally dozens of rose types. Things to consider when choosing your rose: color, climber or not, size and type of bloom ... [Read More]

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Mastectomy My Way: Cancer, You Lose!

April 28, 2016 by

By Amanda Stewart - My relationship with the demonic being called cancer started when I was only two weeks old when my aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn’t know a lot about it growing up, other than it was something that made people sick. As I got older, more and more family members fought this barbaric menace. Medics believe it is genetically related to, ... [Read More]

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Capt. Kristen Griest, One Of 1st Women To Earn Ranger Tab, Makes U.S. Army History Again

April 28, 2016 by

In August 2015, Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver were the first women ever to successfully complete U.S. Army Ranger School, considered "one of the toughest training courses for which a soldier can volunteer," and subsequently became the first women to earn the prestigious Ranger tab. Today, ... [Read More]

Wage Gap Clock Chimes When 79% Of Work Day Has Passed, Signaling Women To Go Home

Wage Gap Clock Chimes When 79% Of Work Day Has Passed, Signaling Women To Go Home

April 28, 2016 by

"If women are paid only 79% of what men make, shouldn’t they only work 79% of the day?" In an effort to illustrate the gender wage gap in America, MTV recently unveiled the 79% Work Clock, a handy alarm clock that chimes when 79% of the work day has passed. It's a signal for any woman within earshot of the chime ... [Read More]

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“Headless Women of Hollywood Project” Highlights How Film Posters Dehumanize Women

April 27, 2016 by

Started by stand-up comedian Marcia Belsky, the Headless Women of Hollywood tumblr is bringing attention to a disturbing film industry marketing formula that has been going on for way too long… removing images of women’s faces and heads from movie posters. From decades ago to today, ... [Read More]

Men Read Real Tweets About Sports Reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro To Their Faces

Men Read Real Tweets About Sports Reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro To Their Faces

April 26, 2016 by

"Dedicated to Julie, Sarah and all women who courageously endure harassment and refuse to quit." Just Not Sports and One Tree Forest Films collaborated on this very powerful video to cast a giant, troubling spotlight on the ugly fact that women in sports get harassed online constantly. Their goal is simple... "to open ... [Read More]

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Feel The Love As Girl Sings “You Are My Sunshine” To Her Military Foster Dog Laila

April 26, 2016 by

Meet Laila. Her mom Cristina is in the U.S. Navy and was recently deployed overseas. So like many military pet owners who are sent to places where their pets cannot go, Cristina sadly had to leave Laila behind. After a year of being apart, the pair will finally be reunited when Cristina returns in June. In the meantime, Laila has certainly not been without love ... [Read More]

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