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Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here and we are reminded again of the progress and struggles associated with this awful sickness. Based on recent data, the mortality rate of breast cancer decreased by 38 percent from 1989-2014, which prevented about 300,000 deaths. One in eight women will still be affected by breast cancer, but thanks to increased awareness, early detection, […]

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‘Hidden Figures’ Icon Honored At NASA

‘Hidden Figures’ Icon Honored At NASA

Katherine Johnson, former NASA mathematician and lead character in the award-winning movie Hidden Figures, just gained more commendation for her incredible work. On Friday in Hampton, Virginia, NASA’s Langley Research Center unveiled a new building which bore the name Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, or CRF for short. Johnson is most known for her assistance to the orbital mission […]

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Miss Texas Takes Down Trump And White Supremacists

Miss Texas Takes Down Trump And White Supremacists

On Sunday night, Miss North Dakota, Cara Mund, was crowned Miss America. But Miss Texas, Margana Wood, went viral for her response during the questions portion. When asked for her thoughts on how President Trump responded to the Charlottesville far-right rally that escalated into violence and the death of counter-protestor, Heather Heyer, Wood did not hold back. Vox noted the […]

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Peace And Love From San Francisco

Photo by Joseph Fletcher

Over two weeks ago, the events at the Charlottesville right-wing rallies and the death of Heather Heyer, a counterprotester of the rally, shook the country. Yet, this past weekend, right-wing rallies were supposed to take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. The rallies were ultimately cancelled by their organizers, but nevertheless, thousands of counter-protesters gathered in the city and […]

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Niecy Nash: Diversity Isn’t Just “Black And White Women”

Niecy Nash: Diversity Isn’t Just “Black And White Women”

Niecy Nash, comedian and the leading lady in TNT’s Claws, is eager for more diversity in media. On a recent episode of Netflix’s Chelsea, Nash gushed with Chelsea Handler about the progress made so far in regards to diversity in television. For a while, black women were typecasted to “be the sassy black dot dot dot—sassy black neighbor, sassy black […]

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

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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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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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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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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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Ashton Kutcher Wields Tech To Fight Child Sexual Exploitation

Photo by JD Lasica from Flickr

In February, Ashton Kutcher gave a powerful speech to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He discussed human trafficking and child pornography as well as the efforts of his non-profit organization, Thorn, to counter it. Founded by Kutcher and ex-wife Demi Moore in 2009, the organization (formerly known as DNA until the couple’s split in 2012) conducts much needed research in […]

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Women’s History Month 2017: 10 Best Social Media Posts, Pt. 3

Photo by Henri Meilhac

It’s the final week of Women’s History Month, and the celebration continues! We’ve seen a ton of empowering posts all over social media, especially about notable women who have made #HERstory. Since this month is all about looking back (and making) history, we’ve collected the best social media posts that reflect women making their mark in various fields. Check out this […]

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Women’s History Month 2017: 10 Best Social Media Posts, Pt. 2

Women’s History Month 2017: 10 Best Social Media Posts, Pt. 2

Wow! We’re already half-way through Women’s History Month. Here’s to another week of celebrating the brilliant women from past and present who continue to inspire us to break gender stereotypes and fight for equality–not just for women–but for all. A lot has happened in the past week from the celebration of International Women’s Day and A Day Without a Women […]

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