Abused & Violated: What It’s Like Being a Teen Girl

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Abused & Violated: What It’s Like Being a Teen Girl The violations started small. I was 12, fairly tall with brand new boobs. My mother wouldn’t let me buy “real bras” for a long time. It didn’t occur to me that was weird until boys in my class started advising me to “stop wearing sports […]

On My Breasts & Why Men Should Stop Policing Them

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On My Breasts & Why Men Should Stop Policing Them Ok, so this isn’t really about my breasts. It’s about Dawn Holland’s breasts. Well, I guess it is kind of about my breasts, and Holland’s and every other woman’s. Let me explain. Holland was recently asked to leave an Applebee’s restaurant for breastfeeding her son… …discreetly… […]

The Truth About Pregnancy After Rape {CNN}

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Shauna R. Prewitt is a lawyer in Chicago. She is the author of “Giving Birth to a ‘Rapist’s Child’: A Discussion and Analysis of the Limited Legal Protections Afforded to Women Who Become Mothers Through Rape,” written for the Georgetown Law Journal. The Truth About Pregnancy After Rape {CNN} Chicago, Illinois (CNN) — When I was in […]

An Open Letter to Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo.com

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An Open Letter to Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo.com I’m lending my voice to an idea exchange led by Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business on the topic of retaining and advancing women in the workforce. The idea exchange provides a platform for women to share their experiences in the workplace and ideas for how businesses can […]

WATCH: Teens Say It’s Time for a Woman Moderator to Host a 2012 Presidential Debate!

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Teens Say It’s Time for a Woman Moderator to Host a 2012 Presidential Debate! Emma Axelrod, Sammi Siegel and Elena Tsemberis are three high school students from New Jersey who are campaigning to add a woman to this year’s roster of Presidential debates.  After particpating in their schools Civics & Government Insitute they realized that it’s been […]

A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not “Crazy” {The Current Conscience}

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A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not “Crazy” You’re so sensitive. You’re so emotional. You’re defensive. You’re overreacting. Calm down. Relax. Stop freaking out! You’re crazy! I was just joking, don’t you have a sense of humor? You’re so dramatic. Just get over it already! Sound familiar? If you’re a woman, it […]

Join us for an Inspiring Twitter Party about Latina Leadership!

Latina Leadership Twitter Party Multicultural Familia is excited to share with you a new event that we’re participating in!  We will be hosting a Twitter party with  NEW LATINA and NHLI (National Hispana Leadership Institute), who are partnering to discuss Latina Leadership in the Twitterverse.  We’re going to be asking you some great questions and listening to your […]

Kmart® Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Launching the Latina Smart Fund

  Retailer uses Social Media to make Higher Education Accessible to Hispanic Youth (HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/) — In its commitment to the Hispanic community, specifically Latina women, Kmart is launching the Latina Smart Fund in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Promoted through Kmart’s Latina Smart Facebook page, the Latina Smart Fund will award $25,000 […]