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What L&P Is Thankful For This Thanksgiving

What L&P Is Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the time to take a moment and reflect on what you’re truly grateful for. And while most people will agree on the Thanksgiving “staples” of gratitude (family, friends, health, etc.), the reasons we’re thankful for them might not be as widely accepted. And let’s be honest, there’s a few more things to be thankful for around the holidays […]

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The Reality Of The Global Gender Gap

The Reality Of The Global Gender Gap

Early this November, the World Economic Forum published its latest Gender Gap Report. And the results were less than satisfying. The 2016 Gender Gap Report found that it would take 170 years to close the global gender gap at our current rate of progress. Now? That number has increased to 217 years. The truth of the matter is that a […]

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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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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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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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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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“Bikini Medicine” — And How It’s Still Around Today

“Bikini Medicine” — And How It’s Still Around Today

With all of the recent rollbacks the Trump administration has made regarding healthcare for women, it’s pretty clear that sexism is still present in the White House. But what may not be as well known is the sexism still embedded in medicine today. In a recent article from Marie Claire titled “Women Are Dying Because Doctors Treat Us Like Men”, […]

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The DOJ’s Effort To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing

The DOJ’s Effort To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing

Recently, the news has been showing us how sexism can embed itself in any area of society. From politics to Hollywood, no one is exempt. And with sexual harassment allegations affecting people like Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein, it is clear that powerful men are often the culprit. But men don’t have to be rich and famous to be powerful. […]

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Black Female Students’ Education Is Hindered By Racist Suspensions

Black Female Students’ Education Is Hindered By Racist Suspensions

Racism has the ability to permeate every part of society, including our school systems. But while light has been shed on many studies regarding the unfair treatment of black boys in school, little has been researched regarding black girls. The National Women’s Law Center sought to shed that light on black girls in school. The results were astounding. While the […]

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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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