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Ashton Kutcher Wields Tech To Fight Child Sexual Exploitation

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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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Thousands Of Kids Have Their Lunch Debts Paid By Good Samaritans

Thousands Of Kids Have Their Lunch Debts Paid By Good Samaritans

We’re finally living in a world where bullies don’t steal lunch money, but instead kind strangers pay off school lunch debt. Every day, over 100,000 schools feed about 30.5 million students, majority of whom qualify for reduced or free lunches. However, many of these students will still face debt from the inability to pay for lunch. People from all corners […]

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Meryl Streep’s Powerful Golden Globe Speech In Full

Meryl Streep’s Powerful Golden Globe Speech In Full

Meryl Streep is influential, graceful, and concerned about America, as shown during the Golden Globes this past weekend. Streep was given the lifetime achievement award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and during her speech, she took the time to address the elephant in the room: President-elect Donald Trump. In less than two weeks, his inauguration will take place and the […]

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How To Give Instead Of Get For The Holidays

How To Give Instead Of Get For The Holidays

In our consumer-driven society, most of us are often caught up in the excitement of receiving the latest cool gifts. We are surrounded by advertisements and media constantly telling us that we are always lacking crucial material things for a better and fulfilling life. This way of thinking has conditioned us to continually get and buy things, even when we […]

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Samantha Bee Helps Us Process The Election

Samantha Bee Helps Us Process The Election

Samantha Bee, host of her show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, is the level-headed, righteously disappointed voice for the nation. After the major upset of the election, chances are you’re probably still grasping the weight of it all: Hillary Clinton was incredibly close to becoming the first female president of the United States, Donald Trump won thanks to a silent […]

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The All Woman Project: “I Am All Woman”

The All Woman Project: “I Am All Woman”

Popular fashion and media has often categorized women by their physical attributes and ultimately deems certain women as the epitome of attractiveness, while all others fall short. Luckily, more sensible and open-minded ideas are becoming universal and many women are eager to promote the beauty in the diversity among women. Enter the All Woman Project. Created by models Clementine Desseaux […]

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12 Memorable Moments As Hillary Made History

President Barack Obama and his family and Vice President Joe Biden and his family celebrate their nominations as the confetti falls at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

1. The Bern Is Cooling Down: Bernie Sanders was greeted by a substantial peppering of blue Bernie signs and a standing ovation. He called for unity within the party, through a thick, almost comical New York accent, officially telling his delegates that he’s with Her. On night two, his brother Larry Sanders also stood and spoke about “Bernard” through tears, […]

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Lena Dunham’s Brilliant Response To Kanye West’s “Famous”

Lena Dunham’s Brilliant Response To Kanye West’s “Famous”

Kanye West’s “Famous” has caused quite a bit of media uproar, not only since the song’s release, but even more so now that we’ve seen its visual representation. One of gender equality’s greatest enemies is high-profile “art” that sends the message to young people that it’s okay for women to be abused and hypersexualized and reduced to objects. Thankfully, around […]

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Stellar Insight From Stella & Dot’s CEO, Jessica Herrin

Stellar Insight From Stella & Dot’s CEO, Jessica Herrin

On Thursday May 26th, the CEO and Founder of Stella & Dot  Jessica Herrin, sat down with moderator and BlogHer Co-founder Jory Des Jardins. An inspired group attended the intimate event at the Commonwealth Club: Cultivate Your Entrepreneurial Spirit. I took my seat in a sea of lively young women, most of them aspiring entrepreneurs with  a few fashionable men […]

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Vice President Joe Biden And Lady Gaga Fight Rape Culture

Vice President Joe Biden And Lady Gaga Fight Rape Culture

Lady Gaga performed her emotional Oscar-nominated song “Til It Happens To You” at the 88th Academy Awards with Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States, introducing her. The awards show took place on Sunday amid a lot of criticism and anticipation. For the second year in a row, the Oscars and Hollywood were criticized for not giving equal opportunities […]

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A Showcase Of Women Tech Entrepreneurs

A Showcase Of Women Tech Entrepreneurs

Women tech entrepreneurs are a minority in the male-dominated tech world. But while this could be a discouraging fact to aspiring female visionaries, they only need to witness the many successful females before them to emphasize that anything is possible. That’s the goal of the upcoming documentary,  She Started It: To empower women of all ages who have entrepreneurial dreams to […]

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