Politics

Women In Leadership: Stronger Together

Women In Leadership: Stronger Together

The rise of female leaders in the world is improving at a slow but fairly steady pace. We have seen many incredibly driven women become catalysts for change by taking charge in their respective field. However, a question remains: how do we get future world leaders, decision-makers and even thought leaders to fuel the flame ignited by the amazing women […]

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First Steps To Approaching The Political Divide

First Steps To Approaching The Political Divide

Consumption does not always refer to what we put into our stomachs but our minds as well. When taking into account triggering political rhetoric, “fake news” accusations, and severe nationwide divide, it all begs the question: How do I process this information and approach it in an effective way? Many aspects of the current political discourse are harmful to marginalized […]

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Don’t Lean In—Stand Up And Walk Out!

Photo by Quentin Keller

Although Women’s Day has been observed in manifestations around the world for the better part of a century, this year is the first time March 8th will mark a unified, global mobilization. Last month eight feminist scholars and activists published a call to the women of America to join a general strike alongside feminist groups in 30 countries. Organizers of […]

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The Significance Of The Women’s March On Washington

Photo by Jessica Celine

One of the most impressive events in history took place a few days ago. Obviously, I’m not referring to the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, but the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st. Once a Facebook event page conceived by a retired lawyer in Hawai’i, the march grew into a worldwide movement, becoming a demonstration with a broad progressive […]

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Dear Donald Trump (And Supporters): It’s Not About Winning Or Losing Anymore

Dear Donald Trump (And Supporters): It’s Not About Winning Or Losing Anymore

When did politics become a competition? When did running the United States of America become a game? These are just some of the many questions I ask myself as I read through my news feeds and dive into the comments section where I find various remarks that go back and forth on some random article link’s topic. Some comments are well […]

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What UK Foreshadows For America: Hate Crimes

What UK Foreshadows For America: Hate Crimes

In the summer before the presidential election, another global superpower underwent a drastic change. Citizens of the United Kingdom voted for the country to leave the European Union, the infamous Brexit. Following Brexit, hate crimes followed, similar to the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump in America. However, the hate crimes in the UK may shed light on what’s […]

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Taking Action In 2017

Taking Action In 2017

In this new year, we encourage you all to take action in social causes that matter to you. But what cause comes first? Paula’s advice – take one step at a time: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead I feel like […]

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How Retribution Is Not Justice In 3 Ways

How Retribution Is Not Justice In 3 Ways

As President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration draws nearer, almost 3 million people across the country are anxious. The future and basic rights of many citizens seem uncertain. It spurs many of us to action, but it’s crucial to consider how to proceed in the fight for progress. The idea of practicing empathy for our oppressors is a difficult one to swallow. […]

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A Look At Politics In 2016

A Look At Politics In 2016

Donald Trump’s win has been fraught with controversy from a multitude of different sources. Right up until November 8, we believed that Donald Trump’s camp would be protesting his loss, possibly violently, after months of rhetoric from Mr. Trump insisting that the election was rigged against him (unless he won, of course).  Who could have guessed that it would be […]

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The Violation Of The Constitution By Our President-Elect

The Violation Of The Constitution By Our President-Elect

Today, the electoral college gathers in every state to cast their ballots and formally decide the president of the United States. Many in this nation have been anxious about this day and whether Donald Trump, a minority president, will represent us. With this in mind, it must be reminded that Trump will most likely violate the Constitution on his first […]

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Saudi Arabian Prince Emphasizes Why Women Need to Start Driving

Associated Press

Imagine not being able to drive because you are a woman. No other reason. You’re a woman so therefore your freedom has been restricted- not the freedom to participate in some outstanding movement or do something remarkable, but your freedom to move from point A to point B. While many other Middle Eastern nations have been able to adapt to […]

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The Future of Leadership: Redefining Business As Usual for 2017 Event

Photo by Priyanka Ramesh

Last Thursday, Lipstick&Politics held its final Leadership Salon for the year. Our topic for the evening is one that has been on everyone’s mind since the fateful presidential election: what does our future look like with Donald Trump as our nation’s president? A man, who has been accused of sexual assault, inspires and encourages hate and violence, and constantly lies […]

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MomsRising CEO: “Trump’s Appointments To Date Present A Significant Threat.”

MomsRising CEO: “Trump’s Appointments To Date Present A Significant Threat.”

Despite the holiday cheer, many of us are feeling anxious as President-elect Donald Trump announces his appointments for the cabinet positions. To say that his picks are controversial, questionable, and contradictory is an understatement. They are causing a lot of alarm in communities throughout the United States, especially by people who may be affected most harshly by the potential cabinet […]

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