Raven- Symone’, former Disney actress turned talk show host, spoke about her discrimination against “ghetto” names on The View. After watching a video about the top 60 ghetto names to name your child, Raven stated: “I am very discriminatory to words like that [alluding to the names in the video]. I’m not about to hire […]
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 […]
Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered […]
and a movie./ This isn’t the kind of town that people/ pass through for more than business or family matters.
Cutting is dangerous and deadly, and it seems like the norm for coping with internal pain among my peers
As I realize that my junior year, probably the most important academic year of high school, is closer than ever, naturally I’m stressing about everything related to junior year. I even stressed considerably about writing this story about junior year.
Teens at the Georgia Teen Institute’s summer workshops shared their voices and reflections.
Listen to the voices from the Georgia Teen Institute, 2015.
You should believe that you’re beautiful and awesome. So, the next time you look in the mirror say, “I’m a confident and empowered woman.”
The pain does.
The pain of accepting change
The pain of being unknown
The pain of no longer being my one and only.