Today felt filled with lament and mourning — mourning the loss of all the social progress that has been made for anyone who isn’t a white, heterosexual male in the top 1 percent of the economy.
I asked my girlfriends of African, Latin and European descent “What does friendship mean to you” and “How do you know when someone is your friend?” This is what they said.
Schumer and Dunham’s version of feminism likely would have gone unquestioned against its old definition, but today, representing the voices of your lookalikes and bashing all other women should not and cannot be tolerated.
Imagine walking into a lecture hall where 150 peers sit in lightly polished wooden chairs. At the front of the room stands a group of established women. On either side of the room stand more supportive women. They all like you and are only here to encourage you.
I am girl/and girl does not mean/“Sexualize me”/“Pry me apart”/“Look me up and down.”
Being a girl isn’t any easier than being a woman. VOX’s Girls Group provides teens in the program the opportunity to support each other in collective experiences while enhancing individual voices. Below are some reflections and collages a few Girls Group members conceptualized during their February 5th Girls Group Lock-In. “Different World” episode key […]
The first time I spotted my parents’ copies of “Kill Bill,” I knew that they were something special. They stood out amongst the rest of our dark, plain DVD cases with their vivid yellow and red spines, and the cover image of a leather-clad, poker-faced, samurai-sword-wielding Uma Thurman captivated me. I was only eight then, […]
Actress and model Amber Rose hosted a women’s empowerment walk through her foundation — The Amber Rose Foundation — specifically dealing with the issue of slut shaming. The empowerment walk, also known as “Walk of No Shame,” was to bring awareness to the word “slut” and the damage it can do and the connotation surrounding […]
Teen reporter Anita Rollins covered the International Day of the Girl sponsored by the National Center for Civil and Human Rights October 10, 2015. Here are a few of the photos from the event.
Obtaining clear skin, believe it or not, is not difficult. You don’t need to buy expensive products from infomercials or buy makeup to cover blemishes on your skin. Instead, you can use what’s in your cabinets and refrigerators at home to achieve those skin goals. I want to share a few tips that I have […]