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‘Black Women in Medicine’ Documentary Chronicles The Unsung Journeys Of Black Female Doctors

September 1, 2016 by

Black Women in Medicine is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who challenge stereotypes, race, gender, class, and culture to achieve their dream of becoming physicians. This groundbreaking documentary features the diverse voices of young medical students, ... [Read More]

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Girls Deserve A Better Life… Better Than The Inane Stereotyped Version Marketed To Them

September 1, 2016 by

By Michele Yulo - I came across this photo on Facebook taken by a person at a local county library that shows REAL covers of both the Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life magazines.* (Warning: if you have high blood pressure, look away!) My head spun, my blood boiled and my jaw just about hit the floor. Here I am thinking that we had changed, ... [Read More]

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Alcohol Does Not Rape People. People Rape People.

September 1, 2016 by

By Nicole D'Aloisio  - We don't see it on the news headlines-- "College Girl Raped By Too Many Vodkas On The Rocks." Tequila does not touch others unlawfully and inappropriately. Beer does not invade another individual's right to privacy. Gin does not cause sexual assaults. Rum won't change a person's true values. You are not how much whisky you drink. ... [Read More]

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This 13-Year-Old CEO Has Put Over 18,000 Books Into The Hands Of Kids Who Need Them

August 31, 2016 by

A book. One single book. Many people don't realize how important having one book in their life can be to a child. But believe me, just one book can mean the world to a child. I know this because I have seen the joyous expressions on children's faces as they receive a book, not just any book, but their very own book. My name is Meagan Warren ... [Read More]

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When Your Birth Plan Goes So Wrong That There Is No Baby To Bring Home…One Woman’s Story

August 30, 2016 by

By Marlene Kern Fischer - Before I was a blogger I was (and still am) an avid blog reader. I enjoy learning about other people’s lives through their stories and gaining a perspective on things that are unlike my own experiences. ... [Read More]

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9th Graders Start First-Ever Feminist Club At Alabama High School, Make Us Burst With Pride

August 30, 2016 by

In July, our co-founders attended the UN Empowering Women And Girls 2030 Summit where, after a chance encounter with an inspiring NASA In-space Manufacturing Project Manager, they learned about a group of pioneering 9th grade girls who have started the first-ever feminist club at their high school in Alabama. ... [Read More]

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New Campaign Challenges Google To Change Its “Objectively Sexist” Word Definition Examples

August 30, 2016 by

United by a desire to make a difference for women’s equality, Georgia Patch and Kiah Nicholas have started #redefinewomen, a social movement that turns to the power of the people to “help change the way women are perceived, by changing the way women are defined.” As two ... [Read More]

You Clean Up Nice… A Funny Music Video “For All The Ladies Who Are Done Being Judged”

You Clean Up Nice… A Funny Music Video “For All The Ladies Who Are Done Being Judged”

August 29, 2016 by

Written and starring writer, improvisor, and funny mama Laura Eichhorn, this is "You Clean Up Nice", which she describes as "A funny music video for all the ladies who are done being judged. We're beautiful and powerful just the way we are." Laura is a graduate of iO West and The Second City Hollywood Training Center. ... [Read More]

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