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Never Forget: Trump’s War On Women In 2017

Never Forget: Trump’s War On Women In 2017

A lot has occurred in regards to reproductive rights during Trump’s first year in office. 2017 was filled with legislation and decisions by the Trump administration about women’s rights, and spoiler alert: they weren’t positive developments. And not only were the Trump administration’s decisions harmful for women of the United States, they affected women worldwide. On his very first full […]

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The New Status Symbol: Rich Mothers With Big Families

The New Status Symbol: Rich Mothers With Big Families

There is a well-known relationship between income/education level and family size. The higher a woman’s income/education level, the fewer children she will have. This has held true for quite a while: until now. According to the US Census, in the last three decades, the negative correlation between a woman’s income/education level and number of children has reversed. Women in families […]

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15 Gifts To Give Your Badass Feminists This Holiday

15 Gifts To Give Your Badass Feminists This Holiday

It’s the end of the year, which means the winter holiday season of gift-giving is finally upon us! To help you out with your holiday shopping, we’ve compiled a list of items to give to your female-empowering, equality-loving friends. Or you could add some of these items to your list and subtly let your loved ones know what you want […]

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When Victims Report Rape, Prosecution May Await Them

When Victims Report Rape, Prosecution May Await Them

There’s growing widespread support for rape victims who come forward. But that’s not the case for some victims across the nation, unfortunately. Some are still confronted with doubt and abuse. Some are even prosecuted for reporting the rape. This story was co-published with The New York Times. The women accusing the Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct have faced […]

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How To Make A Sweater Statement

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Sweaters are closet staples especially when temperatures drop. Although simple sweaters are great for layering in outfits, having a few unique and bold sweaters are a wonderful way to express yourself, even when it’s chilly. Here are a few tips about how to style a statement knit. Rina shows us how: Nothing beats pairing your favourite knit with your best […]

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What L&P Is Thankful For This Thanksgiving

What L&P Is Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the time to take a moment and reflect on what you’re truly grateful for. And while most people will agree on the Thanksgiving “staples” of gratitude (family, friends, health, etc.), the reasons we’re thankful for them might not be as widely accepted. And let’s be honest, there’s a few more things to be thankful for around the holidays […]

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The Reality Of The Global Gender Gap

The Reality Of The Global Gender Gap

Early this November, the World Economic Forum published its latest Gender Gap Report. And the results were less than satisfying. The 2016 Gender Gap Report found that it would take 170 years to close the global gender gap at our current rate of progress. Now? That number has increased to 217 years. The truth of the matter is that a […]

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Top 5 Empowering Work Fashion Of 2017

Top 5 Empowering Work Fashion Of 2017

Last week, we shared with you a list of 5 weekend fashion trends that were popular for this year. We continue that list with 5 fashion styles that are work-appropriate, but still possessing the same female empowerment characteristic that was prevalent in 2017. Check out our list below! Have you incorporated any of these work styles this past year? The […]

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8 Companies With 50/50 In The Boardroom

8 Companies With 50/50 In The Boardroom

Gender equality on corporate boards has become a prominent issue. Equilar’s Gender Diversity Index (GDI) tracks representation of females on Russell 3000 boards. Based on their research, as of March 31, 2017, women accounted for 15.9% of Russell 3000 directorships, up from 15.1% in 2016. Nearly one-quarter (24.3%) of new directors added to boards in the first quarter of 2017 […]

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Top 5 Empowering Weekend Fashion Trends

Top 5 Empowering Weekend Fashion Trends

The hottest fashion trends of 2017 had one thing in common: female empowerment. Bold, statement-making, and apologetically female, the fashion of this year will be iconic for women. Here are the most powerful fashion styles that can be worn on the weekend. Athleisure Let’s be blunt. Living a busy lifestyle doesn’t work when you have heels on. Athleisure is a […]

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Socially Conscious Leaders Of 2017

Socially Conscious Leaders Of 2017

A recent Deloitte survey polled over 7800 millennials with college degrees who also work full time. When asked for what they were looking for when they first entered the job market, most respondents said that they looked for companies with a strong sense of purpose beyond a simple profit motive. In general, millennials believe that companies should spend more time […]

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Adopt Feminine Entrepreneurship In The Workplace

Adopt Feminine Entrepreneurship In The Workplace

More often than not, successful entrepreneurship is classified by traditionally male characteristics. Besides limiting these characteristics to only one gender, the other issue about this way of thinking is that it classifies traditionally feminine traits as negative. Exercising and embracing femininity in one’s entrepreneurship is not a bad thing and can enable one for success. Here’s how.  Entrepreneurship isn’t always […]

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The Easiest Stylish Outfit For The Season

The Easiest Stylish Outfit For The Season

The weather is finally cooling down, which means it’s time to break out longer clothes to stay warm. When in doubt about what to wear, this is the simplest and best go-to outfit. Rina shows us how: Fall is in full swing over here on the West Coast with very chilly morning and evening temperatures. With the sudden temperature drops, […]

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