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Shakira: How Child Brain Development Is A Societal Matter

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The World Economic Forum for 2017 took place in Davos last week where they discussed many pressing global matters, from leadership standards to global warming. Shakira, who is a UNICEF Global Ambassador, brought forward how early brain development in childhood is crucial and, unfortunately, overlooked. But if we focus on providing necessary “love, protection, and nutrition” to child brain development, […]

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A Counter-Inauguration By Lawyers: The Rise Above Conference

A Counter-Inauguration By Lawyers: The Rise Above Conference

January 21st and 22nd will be a busy weekend. Two organizations, Lawyers for Good Government Inc. and RISE When We Fall, are gathering together in Washington DC for the inauguration of the Rise Above Conference, an effort to coordinate legal resistance to the incoming Trump Administration and Republican controlled Congress. Recognizing the unprecedented political energy spurred by the presidential election […]

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Simple Ways To Help Homeless Women And Mothers In The City

Simple Ways To Help Homeless Women And Mothers In The City

San Francisco’s homeless population of around 6,500 is just behind New York’s as the largest in the nation and a stroll through the Tenderloin on any given day will reaffirm that ranking. Media outlets and humans rights activists alike have been spreading awareness of the situation on a broader sense for years, but when the daily struggles specific individuals experience […]

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Press Freedom May Be In Danger

Press Freedom May Be In Danger

Arguably, the news coverage of the recent presidential election has been mixed, largely due to the unusual campaign of President-elect Donald Trump. But one of the many claims Trump made during his election campaign was that the news media could not be trusted and that he would take action upon press when he became president. This is dangerous. Update: Since […]

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The Overlooked Silent Majority For Trump

The Overlooked Silent Majority For Trump

In an election upset that will be remembered for the rest of American history, Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, became president-elect and defeated expected winner, Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. It left much of the nation stunned and eventually, stirred an impressive amount of citizens to protest the election. But there was a silent majority that voted for Trump, a […]

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Boycott Trump Products With #GrabYourWallet

Boycott Trump Products With #GrabYourWallet

Bay Area-based marketing and technology specialist, Shannon Coulter, began a hashtag campaign called #GrabYourWallet to encourage shoppers to boycott stores that carry any Trump merchandise, including Ivanka Trump products. The boycott was prompted by the release of the infamous Trump tape from 2005. Coulter started the boycott primarily because she views Trump’s comments in the hot mic captured conversation and […]

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30 Thoughts During The Final Presidential Debate

30 Thoughts During The Final Presidential Debate

If there’s one thing for certain about this presidential election is that many want Election Day to come sooner. The past three debates have been, to say the least, eye-opening and exhausting. They were fantastic opportunities to see how each candidate hold themselves and how each demonstrates what kind of leaders they would be if either became president. But receiving […]

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30 Thoughts During The Second Presidential Debate

30 Thoughts During The Second Presidential Debate

While my heart said no, that it couldn’t handle to be twisted and beaten and torn between the two opponents in the 2nd Presidential Debate, my responsibility as a citizen told me to watch. So I watched, and interpreted whatever it was that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were communicating to us. When the fiery statements towards each other are […]

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30 Thoughts During The First Presidential Debate

30 Thoughts During The First Presidential Debate

It is no surprise that the first presidential debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was the most watched in history. There is a reason this election has earned an infamous reputation, luring in the attention of voters and nonvoters alike. It has been a rollercoaster, a spiraling whirlwind of scandalous discord. Some may find it unsettling, the dynamic […]

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The Importance Of Educational Leadership

The Importance Of Educational Leadership

In order for women and girls to reach their full potential, they need passionate leaders to believe in them from a young age. Here is the story of a few inspiring teachers who are helping low income youth to fulfill their full intelligence: Too often, students of color and students who face challenging circumstances don’t receive the support and encouragement […]

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What You Need To Know About The DNC

What You Need To Know About The DNC

The Democratic National starts in less than a week, on July 25, 2016. Reverend Leah D. Daughty says that this will be “the most diverse and the most forward-looking convention that we’ve had in recent history.” Here’s a quick timeline of some of the most important moments in history for Democratic women! 1900 — The first time a woman ever […]

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Sole Searching: High Heels and Powerful Women

Sole Searching: High Heels and Powerful Women

How often do you associate powerful confident businesswomen with a pair of 3-4 inch high heels? Much of our media displays images of powerful women wearing a pair of pumps which communicates to us that towering women in heels are successful. But should high heels carry this kind of power for women in professional environments? Studies have found that  women […]

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L&P Is Partnering With USNC-UN Women SFBA For The Global Voices Film Festival!

L&P Is Partnering With USNC-UN Women SFBA For The Global Voices Film Festival!

Lipstick & Politics  is proud to announce our sponsorship of the United States National Committee for UN Women: San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (USNC-UN Women SFBA) for their inaugural Global Voices Film Festival! The goal of the Festival is to raise money and awareness for the work of UN Women, the UN body tasked with advancing gender equality and women’s development worldwide. 100% of net […]

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