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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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Silicon Valley Sexism Called Out

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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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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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“Preserving Scientific Data in the Age of Trump” With Lindsey Dillon

“Preserving Scientific Data in the Age of Trump” With Lindsey Dillon

Ars Technica is an online publication dedicated to reporting on the technology industry and its advancement. Once a month they host Ars Technica Live, a live event with a keynote speaker, that discusses relevant topics affecting the tech community. This past week at Ars Technica Live, they featured Lindsey Dillon, a professor at UC Santa Cruz involved with the Environmental […]

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Citizen Jane At The Yerba Buena Center For The Arts

Citizen Jane At The Yerba Buena Center For The Arts

“Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration, with energy enough to carry over for problems and needs outside themselves.” The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in downtown SF hosts a range of events from art openings to […]

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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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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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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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Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO, Resigns

Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO, Resigns

UPDATE: It was reported by The New York Times that Travis Kalanick has officially stepped down as CEO of Uber yesterday. Kalanick was facing pressure from five major investors of Uber and he announced his resignation in an email to the company. The Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, announced last week that he will be taking a leave of absence from the […]

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Elizabeth Warren Dances Her Way Through Pride

Elizabeth Warren Dances Her Way Through Pride

This past weekend, thousands of participants marched in Boston’s 47th annual Pride Parade. Not taking the chance to miss out on the party, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren proudly made an appearance. The senator sported a flamboyantly feathered rainbow boa, and did not just walk alongside her constituents, but danced. “I don’t march in the Boston Pride Parade. I dance,” expressed […]

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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 […]

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Women and Investments: The Importance of Capitalizing the Future

Women and Investments: The Importance of Capitalizing the Future

Last Thursday, Lipstick&Politics held its May Leadership Salon called “Women and Investments: The Importance of Capitalizing the Future,” that tackled the crucial conversation of women and money. Over $20 trillion of the world’s wealth is created, controlled, and influenced by women. Despite this number, we see an economic parity between men and women that go beyond the pay gap called […]

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