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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 […]

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Say Hello To Sunshine And Spring!

After months of rain, clouds, and wind chill, sunny weather feels so welcomed in San Francisco. We’re seeing fashionistas break out their open-toed shoes, sporting short sleeves, and stylish sunglasses to match the mild temperament. You could say they’re “springing” into the styles of the season! Check out how Alyson is dressing for the weather: Hello friends (and sun)! Can […]

These 8 Female Activists Fought To Change The World

These 8 Female Activists Fought To Change The World

This is a spotlight on several women activists, some you know and others you probably don’t. Despite public work on a range of different issues across the world and throughout history, all these women deserve the utmost recognition and respect for their fearlessness and tenacity in standing up for what they believe is right.   Susan B. Anthony Quite the […]

When Toxic Masculinity Uses Feminism Irresponsibly

When Toxic Masculinity Uses Feminism Irresponsibly

It is so important that people of all genders work together to make sure that everyone is treated equally. Many of us advocate under the cause of feminism, but as feminism becomes more widespread, it can be susceptible to misuse. We must be cautious of when toxic masculinity uses feminism irresponsibly: Never is a man so potentially dangerous to a female-read person […]

Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

In feminism of 2016, in which women strive for equality in all aspects of life, chivalry is a concept that is somewhat confusing. Today’s feminists are unsure of whether or not they should let their dates open doors, or pay for their dinner. Here is an analysis of how we should view chivalry, and how it affects a woman’s independence: I have […]


Slam Poet Powerfully Explains “The Bane Of The Womb”

Slam Poet Powerfully Explains “The Bane Of The Womb”

Aranya Johar, a spoken word poet, understands the difficulties women face because of their gender. When women are born, they should be free. But unfortunately, old societal practices and perceptions about women and how they should be, especially in regards to their sexual and reproductive identities, are placed upon them. These negative, detrimental thoughts hinder not only women, but societal […]

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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 […]

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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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Try The Ombré Lips Look!

Try The Ombré Lips Look!

Summer will be the best time to try fun new ways to style your lipstick! Named after the ombré hair trend, the stylish ombré lips look is easy to create. It just requires two lip products! Check out how Alyson creates this lip trick. Got a few weddings coming up this year? It’s easy to overlook your hair and makeup, […]

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What’s Up With Your Sex Drive During Your Cycle

What’s Up With Your Sex Drive During Your Cycle

Fertility can come with a lot of baggage. And by baggage, we mean all the not-always-glamourous side effects associated with menstruation and ovulation. Women are no strangers to the ups and downs in our fertility cycle—especially when it comes to our sex drive during this time. But how much do we really know about how our sex drive can affect […]

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5 Simple Actions To Make A Difference In America

5 Simple Actions To Make A Difference In America

Our country is now at the point of Donald Trump’s presidency where we must demand for his accountability. His actions from the last few weeks have been highly questionably and further sow doubt about his eligibility to be the leader of our country. We must do what we can to demand what’s right for the good of our country. The […]

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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 […]

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The (Slow) Progress of the Cannes Film Festival for Women

The (Slow) Progress of the Cannes Film Festival for Women

The Cannes Film Festival is the most prestigious film event of the year, but it falters in showcasing female directed films. Based on the infographic by Women and Hollywood, 16% of the competition films this year are directed by women, a meager 2% more than last year. In addition, the female directors in competition are regular to Cannes, suggesting that […]

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Mothers Are Still Edged Out Of The Workplace

Mothers Are Still Edged Out Of The Workplace

No one can deny the responsibility mothers bear. But that responsibility seems to be synonymous with mothers sacrificing their careers. This way of thinking supports limiting gender roles which are discriminatory and unfair to mothers, even fathers! If we want a more equal workplace, there’s a lot that needs to change. While her father issued an executive order which resulted […]

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Mother, Baby, And Carrier: A Growing Bond

Mother, Baby, And Carrier: A Growing Bond

Mothers. They undergo such a unique experience when they choose to have children. Mothers have the chance to witness their children grow and develop, which can be fulfilling and bittersweet! For Mother’s Day weekend, we’d like to highlight one mother as she adjusts her baby carrier for her growing child.  When I was editing these photos, there’s this gross feeling […]

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Understand And Control Your Fertility

Understand And Control Your Fertility

When puberty creeps up on women , the only  information we are often given is  how not to contract a STI or get pregnant from the dreaded “talk” with  parents to the awkward sex ed lessons from school. But as women age, seldom do we receive any information on family planning and advice on how to prepare for or avoid […]

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Companies Are Springing Into Action: The Age Of Activism

Companies Are Springing Into Action: The Age Of Activism

Picture this: it’s Friday night, and everyone is ready to head out to the bars. One boy says, “I’ll call an Uber.” Another boy agrees. All the girls in the room, including myself, simultaneously yell, “No!” The now controversial app is quickly deleted, and a Lyft is called instead. This is just one example of the hottest trend: activism sells. […]

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The Winograds: Veganism As More Than A Trend Or Lifestyle

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San Francisco based animal rights activists Nathan and Jennifer are two individuals that came together to revolutionize the concept of the sheltering systems for animals in the United States. Besides being an ardent animal lover and a published author, Jennifer is also the founding member of the No Kill advocacy Center whilst Nathan’s well-articulated views on animal cruelty stems from […]

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The Sexism Of Pence’s Virtue

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Virtue seems to mean something different to different people. For Mike Pence, it involves a strict code of conduct, sharing no meals with any woman who is not his wife. Pence cites his evangelical Christian faith as the reason behind this decision, a considered virtue that carries over into many other religions. Pence’s stance on this matter was given in […]

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If Marine Le Pen Became A World Leader

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A campaign season perplexing enough to rival the Clinton-Trump debacle will reach a turning point next weekend after the first round of France’s presidential election. In the event that no candidate wins a majority, an election between the top two contenders will be held in May. Anti-immigration populist leader of the Front National Marine Le Pen is expected to face […]

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Let’s Reject The Menstruation Taboo

Photo by Jake Thacker

Most young girls and women of childbearing age menstruate.  And no matter how traumatic, out of the blue or totally normal the experience was, we all remember our first period. Long after adolescence, however, we still find ourselves (and others) uncomfortable with the idea of talking about periods openly, which further encourages the menstruation taboo. We’re here to tell you […]

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