5 Fertility Tech To Consider Before, During, And After Your Pregnancy

5 Fertility Tech To Consider Before, During, And After Your Pregnancy

Fertility tracking is not a perfect science. So when it comes to fertility monitors your first thoughts are “Why should I pay so much money for a device that allegedly helps me get pregnant?” and “Besides, aren’t all fertility monitors the same? There’s no point in adding that extra expense.” We’re here to demystify some of the popular fertility monitors […]

Invest In Women, Better The World

Invest In Women, Better The World

When it comes to investing, our world is failing women. Let’s break it down into simple numbers. In a Fortune article from March 2017, it was reported that almost 5% of venture capital deals in 2016 were given to female-led businesses, which is the highest in the last ten years. Unfortunately, those VC deals don’t amount to much–the funding that […]

Environmental Good Is THE Fashion Statement

Environmental Good Is THE Fashion Statement

San Francisco is at the forefront of social activism, and it’s no surprise that we also lead the nation in environmental conservation. Since this mindset is ingrained in locals, their consumer choices often align with their social beliefs. But we often overlook that shopping is one of the leading environmental waste industries. Despite all the production and labor that is […]

5 Ways to Use Apps to Avoid Pregnancy (or Make It Happen)

5 Ways to Use Apps to Avoid Pregnancy (or Make It Happen)

Thanks to advances in technology, there’s an app to track just about anything—including your fertility. Thinking about getting pregnant or still wanting to avoid it? We’ve got you covered. With so many options out there we’ve listed some of the best apps that will help you monitor everything from your period and ovulation cycle to your cervical fluid and basal […]

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Everyday Women Through Larry Sultan’s Lens At SFMOMA

In the newest SFMOMA exhibit, photography from a few of Larry Sultan’s collections are on display. From his collaborative effort with Mike Mandel, Evidence (1977), a series of pictures from governmental archives, to The Valley (2000), which follows pornography photo shoots in suburban neighborhoods, Sultan has a unique talent for shedding new light on everyday life. This is especially highlighted […]


Pre-Existing Conditions For Women Under The American Healthcare Act

Pre-Existing Conditions For Women Under The American Healthcare Act

November 2016’s election outcome resulted with an administration that has made women across America clench their uteruses in fear. The administration has actively worked towards legislation that aims to severely cut funding to programs designated to help women gain and maintain access to reproductive healthcare. In fact, The American Healthcare Act set to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act, is believed […]

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Silicon Valley Sexism Called Out

The sexist status quo in the venture capital and startup scene may be shifting. In The New York Times’ article, “Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment,” more than two dozen women were interviewed about harassment they’ve faced in work-related situations. Multiple women publicly outed prominent male executives in Silicon Valley for improper and sexist behavior, such as […]

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AVON 39 Raises $3.1 Million For Breast Cancer In San Francisco

This past weekend, the fight against breast cancer rallied in San Francisco. AVON 39, by Avon Foundation for Women, took place and brought in over 1,400 attendants. Together, they successfully raised $3.1 million for breast cancer research. Read more from the press release below. “SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its […]

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Barefaced And Beautiful

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Makeup is not a mask. It’s a tool, an accessory, and a form of expression, but for many women, they are intimidated of stepping outside without makeup. However, there’s nothing wrong with being barefaced and it can be quite liberating! Alyson tells us more.  I’ve been going out in public without makeup more and more lately and I’ve been loving it. Back […]

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Why Women Fake Orgasms

Why Women Fake Orgasms

It’s true – women may fake orgasms. But there are multiple reasons as to why this happens, many of which support a patriarchal system. Here are four reasons below: About a year ago, I ran into a guy I’d been on two dates with at a Metric concert. I’d declined the third date because I wasn’t really feeling it, but […]

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Don’t Be Shy – Try Pink!

Don’t Be Shy – Try Pink!

Pink. It’s one of the boldest colors in fashion. Many don’t dare or consider to wear pink, for multiple different reasons, from its aesthetic to its girly implications, but we say this: reclaim pink. Be bold and make it your own! See how Liat styles the color for her outfit: I find that women are often intimidated to wear bright colours, […]

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10 Period Myths That No One Should Believe

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A period is a normal, biological function that should not prohibit women from living out their normal lives. However, several myths still exist about periods that should be clarified. Here are a few: Tampons make you lose your “virginity.” Inserting a tampon will typically not break a hymen, and should be painless. There are many physical activities that can tear, […]

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Watch Out For Dog Whistle Racism By Politicians

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No doubt you’ve heard examples of dog whistle politics. It first appeared around the late 20th century, but it’s extremely present in today’s politics. Veiling racism, it appeals to a specific audience while supporting prejudice towards people of color communities. President Trump is infamous for his dog whistle tactics. He’s not alone. When Trump supporter Helen Beristan’s husband – an undocumented Mexican […]

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8 Fresh Summer Makeup Looks for 2017!

8 Fresh Summer Makeup Looks for 2017!

Summertime is here and it’s the perfect time to try a set of fresh new looks. For the summer of 2017, it’s a season to be whimsical. The latest trends range from bright colors to feathered brows to an iridescent sheen. Here are 8 new things to try: Bold colors are in! Try a fun shade of eyeliner. Colors include […]

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The Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion – And Why The Latter is Better

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Diversity has become a buzz word in recent times as our society works towards equality for all people. But while many organizations and businesses have adopted goals towards attaining diversity, perhaps it doesn’t go far enough to achieve the results we desire. This is where we need to learn more about inclusion. I saw The Nutcracker last holiday season. This wasn’t just […]

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Not From Here, Not From There: Examining a Culture Without Borders

Not From Here, Not From There: Examining a Culture Without Borders

“Too gringo for Latin-America, too brown for America.” This is the definition of what it means to be Mexican-America, which sometimes means feeling displaced. Growing Up on the Border I grew up on the border of San Diego and Tijuana—known as the fourth largest bi-national metropolis in the world. I was fortunate enough to be raised in a community where […]

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Independence Day Weekend Necessities

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It’s Fourth of July celebration weekend! This is the best example of summer celebration for the season, so it’s good to be prepared. See how Alyson gets festive and smart with her style: Happy 4th of July!!! My 4th of July is already at a great start with pool-time and BBQs, so I wanted to share with you what I […]

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How To Put An End To The “Open Secrets” Of Silicon Valley

How To Put An End To The “Open Secrets” Of Silicon Valley

I don’t know Justin Caldbeck personally, though we have a number of friends in common. I was not aware of what is now being referred to as the “open secret” about him — despite being a woman who founded a company in Silicon Valley in 2012 . But, I am familiar with the dynamics that enabled his behavior, and I’m not surprised it took Niniane […]

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Why I Don’t Believe in a Soulmate—and Why You Shouldn’t Either

Why I Don’t Believe in a Soulmate—and Why You Shouldn’t Either

It’s clear that America is obsessed with the idea of true love. America’s hyper-romanticized culture is traced back to misconceptions like “love-at-first-sight” propaganda, romantic-comedy fantasies, and Disney’s influence on our perception of relationships. The idea of true love—the undying devotion and never-ending passionate bliss with someone— is making us unhappy. It’s preventing us from fostering positive relationships by creating unrealistic […]

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12 Gorgeous Swimsuit Alternatives To The Bikini

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It’s mid-June—which means that it’s swimsuit weather.  Personally, bikinis aren’t my thing, and they don’t have to be yours either. Here are 12 alternative styles to swimsuits we actually want to wear this summer. Remember: different styles for different women. Go out and wear the swimsuit you love the most!   Live rebelliously, with this Bowie-inspired one-piece from ASOS:   […]

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Women Are Not Complicated – Here’s Why

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Throughout history, literature, and media, women are lauded to be “complicated” or a “mystery.”  The minds and emotions of women are especially perplexing, apparently. This stereotype continues today and perpetuates multiple negative connotations about both women and men. But the truth is: Women aren’t complicated. Here are five reasons why. When a friend of mine told me she only dated […]

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