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Don’t Be Fooled By Ivanka Trump

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The Trump administration is under scrutiny for Ivanka’s presence at the G20 summit last week, as she was asked to fill in for the president. This caused a controversy because normally this responsibility is reserved for foreign ministers and government officials. Unsurprisingly, she has been criticized for lacking the qualifications needed in order to obtain that privilege, although she is […]

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Barefaced And Beautiful

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Makeup is not a mask. It’s a tool, an accessory, and a form of expression, but for many women, they are intimidated of stepping outside without makeup. However, there’s nothing wrong with being barefaced and it can be quite liberating! Alyson tells us more.  I’ve been going out in public without makeup more and more lately and I’ve been loving it. Back […]

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Why Women Fake Orgasms

Why Women Fake Orgasms

It’s true – women may fake orgasms. But there are multiple reasons as to why this happens, many of which support a patriarchal system. Here are four reasons below: About a year ago, I ran into a guy I’d been on two dates with at a Metric concert. I’d declined the third date because I wasn’t really feeling it, but […]

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Don’t Be Shy – Try Pink!

Don’t Be Shy – Try Pink!

Pink. It’s one of the boldest colors in fashion. Many don’t dare or consider to wear pink, for multiple different reasons, from its aesthetic to its girly implications, but we say this: reclaim pink. Be bold and make it your own! See how Liat styles the color for her outfit: I find that women are often intimidated to wear bright colours, […]

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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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Watch Out For Dog Whistle Racism By Politicians

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No doubt you’ve heard examples of dog whistle politics. It first appeared around the late 20th century, but it’s extremely present in today’s politics. Veiling racism, it appeals to a specific audience while supporting prejudice towards people of color communities. President Trump is infamous for his dog whistle tactics. He’s not alone. When Trump supporter Helen Beristan’s husband – an undocumented Mexican […]

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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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The Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion – And Why The Latter is Better

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Diversity has become a buzz word in recent times as our society works towards equality for all people. But while many organizations and businesses have adopted goals towards attaining diversity, perhaps it doesn’t go far enough to achieve the results we desire. This is where we need to learn more about inclusion. I saw The Nutcracker last holiday season. This wasn’t just […]

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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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Independence Day Weekend Necessities

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It’s Fourth of July celebration weekend! This is the best example of summer celebration for the season, so it’s good to be prepared. See how Alyson gets festive and smart with her style: Happy 4th of July!!! My 4th of July is already at a great start with pool-time and BBQs, so I wanted to share with you what I […]

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How To Put An End To The “Open Secrets” Of Silicon Valley

How To Put An End To The “Open Secrets” Of Silicon Valley

I don’t know Justin Caldbeck personally, though we have a number of friends in common. I was not aware of what is now being referred to as the “open secret” about him — despite being a woman who founded a company in Silicon Valley in 2012 . But, I am familiar with the dynamics that enabled his behavior, and I’m not surprised it took Niniane […]

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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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