6 Harmful Microaggressions Tech Women Experience

6 Harmful Microaggressions Tech Women Experience

There is a stark gender parity in the tech industry that has been cultivated by bias held against women. And while there’s more awareness surrounding the issue, it is the unintentional and unconscious sexism that will be the hardest to confront. It’s best to recognize the microaggressions first to create a better work environment for women in tech. In recent […]

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Important Advice About Donating To Victims Of Disasters

Years ago, ProPublica investigated American Red Cross’s failed support of Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. From their research, they have some crucial advice when it comes to donating to disaster relief, which is still relevant today following the rampage of Harvey and Irma. Two years ago, we published an investigation with NPR into the American Red Cross’ failures in Haiti. […]

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MomsRising CEO On The End Of DACA: “Short-Sighted, Cruel and Harmful to Our Nation”

Statement from Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of MomsRising, a national online and on-the-ground organization of more than 1 million mothers and their families: “President Trump’s heartless and damaging decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will have dire consequences for our communities and our economy. Our diversity is what makes our nation strong, innovative and prosperous; […]

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 […]


The Stigma Of Female Sexual Shame

The Stigma Of Female Sexual Shame

The news cycle has been dominated lately by allegations of sexual harassment and assault affecting men such as Louis C.K., Ed Westwick, and a variety of other men both in and out of Hollywood. And while this constant bombardment of disturbing news can be exhausting, it has also allowed for an extremely beneficial conversation about the importance of consent. Because […]

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How Trump Has Inspired More Women To Run For Office

How Trump Has Inspired More Women To Run For Office

Donald Trump’s presidency has not been great for women. There are probably very few people who would dispute this fact. And yet, his election has had one extremely positive outcome for women: more women are running for political office than ever before. EMILY’s list, a PAC with the mission of electing pro-choice Democratic women to American political office, has seen […]

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The Long-Awaited Second Collection of Poetry From The Feminist Heroine

The Long-Awaited Second Collection of Poetry From The Feminist Heroine

Rupi Kaur, a poet whose fame arose from her Instagram account (@rupikaur_), made waves when she released her first collection of poetry, milk and honey, in 2014. With poetry centered around multicultural feminism and the overall strength and grace of womankind, Kaur was able to tackle heavy issues with a sense of lightness that made her poetry both approachable and […]

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Top 5 Empowering Work Fashion Of 2017

Top 5 Empowering Work Fashion Of 2017

Last week, we shared with you a list of 5 weekend fashion trends that were popular for this year. We continue that list with 5 fashion styles that are work-appropriate, but still possessing the same female empowerment characteristic that was prevalent in 2017. Check out our list below! Have you incorporated any of these work styles this past year? The […]

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8 Companies With 50/50 In The Boardroom

8 Companies With 50/50 In The Boardroom

Gender equality on corporate boards has become a prominent issue. Equilar’s Gender Diversity Index (GDI) tracks representation of females on Russell 3000 boards. Based on their research, as of March 31, 2017, women accounted for 15.9% of Russell 3000 directorships, up from 15.1% in 2016. Nearly one-quarter (24.3%) of new directors added to boards in the first quarter of 2017 […]

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Top 5 Empowering Weekend Fashion Trends

Top 5 Empowering Weekend Fashion Trends

The hottest fashion trends of 2017 had one thing in common: female empowerment. Bold, statement-making, and apologetically female, the fashion of this year will be iconic for women. Here are the most powerful fashion styles that can be worn on the weekend. Athleisure Let’s be blunt. Living a busy lifestyle doesn’t work when you have heels on. Athleisure is a […]

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Socially Conscious Leaders Of 2017

Socially Conscious Leaders Of 2017

A recent Deloitte survey polled over 7800 millennials with college degrees who also work full time. When asked for what they were looking for when they first entered the job market, most respondents said that they looked for companies with a strong sense of purpose beyond a simple profit motive. In general, millennials believe that companies should spend more time […]

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Adopt Feminine Entrepreneurship In The Workplace

Adopt Feminine Entrepreneurship In The Workplace

More often than not, successful entrepreneurship is classified by traditionally male characteristics. Besides limiting these characteristics to only one gender, the other issue about this way of thinking is that it classifies traditionally feminine traits as negative. Exercising and embracing femininity in one’s entrepreneurship is not a bad thing and can enable one for success. Here’s how.  Entrepreneurship isn’t always […]

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The Easiest Stylish Outfit For The Season

The Easiest Stylish Outfit For The Season

The weather is finally cooling down, which means it’s time to break out longer clothes to stay warm. When in doubt about what to wear, this is the simplest and best go-to outfit. Rina shows us how: Fall is in full swing over here on the West Coast with very chilly morning and evening temperatures. With the sudden temperature drops, […]

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It’s Time To Pay Attention To Maternal Deaths

It’s Time To Pay Attention To Maternal Deaths

It’s become clear that not enough is known by society and some in the medical community about pregnancy and maternal death. There are shocking statistics detailing this issue and the healthcare system needs an update — for the sake of mothers. This year ProPublica and NPR are investigating why, as maternal mortality has declined around the world, U.S. rates of […]

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The Silent Victims Of Domestic Violence

The Silent Victims Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is fraught with stereotypes and assumptions. If asked to envision a domestic violence scenario, I doubt that most people will picture a white, upper-class family in the suburbs. Domestic violence has long been stereotyped as a low-income problem. There’s this belief that wealthy families just don’t experience violence. And while it is true that financial strain can definitely […]

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The Charming Layers Of Autumn

The Charming Layers Of Autumn

The fall season is perhaps when many can have the most fun with fashion. And the reason lies in outfit layering. You can have fun with mixing and matching textures, colors, and details, creating depth and uniqueness to your clothing combination. See how Liat does it below: Because I am terrified of the Canadian winter, I don’t really take the […]

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Accessible To Everyone: Technology Equality

Accessible To Everyone: Technology Equality

On October 18, The Commonwealth Club hosted a conversation between President and CEO of New America, Anne-Marie Slaughter, and TechCrunch reporter, Megan Rose Dickey. The topic? Technology for the people. Slaughter’s think and action tank, New America, was created to renew “American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the Digital Age.” As the first woman to serve as the director of […]

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15 Feminist Costume Ideas For Halloween

15 Feminist Costume Ideas For Halloween

Every year, when Halloween rolls around, girls and women are put in the sometimes uncomfortable position of picking a costume. As feminists, it can be difficult to choose a costume that is fun for the holiday, but sticks to your feminist values. Although female Halloween costumes are notorious for showing lots of skin, that doesn’t mean that your costume has […]

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How Office Discrimination Worsened After Trump

How Office Discrimination Worsened After Trump

Since the beginning of the Donald Trump administration, it feels like everyone in the entire country is on edge. Multiple issues, from racism to sexism, have come to the forefront. And for many, everything has changed. Expectations and standards of compassion and decency are higher. But that has made our society’s pitfalls more obvious. As a Black woman writer who […]

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The Overdue Downfall Of Powerful Men Committing Sexual Harassment

The Overdue Downfall Of Powerful Men Committing Sexual Harassment

Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Donald Trump, Bill Cosby, and now Harvey Weinstein. These are names on the growing list of powerful men in Hollywood and media accused of sexual harassment and/or assault. But the commonalities between these men extend beyond their careers and infamous accusations. Another important attribute they share is their age. All of the men on this notorious […]

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