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Female Graffiti Artists Are Heroines of the Street in This Upcoming Documentary

The upcoming documentary "Street Heroines" will showcase the incredible journeys of female graffiti artists from ten different countries around the world who are blazing through a male-dominated subculture. "Graffiti has been a guy's game from the beginning," says one graffiti heroine. Read More »

First Openly Gay Miss America Contestant Hopes to Give Voice to LGBTQ Community

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The Trevor Project, reports Read More »

What Women Leaders Have to Say About the Brexit

Britain is now officially leaving the European Union, a historic decision made by referendum. Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg's New Campaign Encourages Women to #LeanInTogether

A few years after launching LeanIn.org, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting women through community, education, and circles, MAKER Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, created a new c Read More »

After 14 Years, TLC Is Back With a 'Crazy, Sexy, Cool' New Album

As if we didn't already love a good flashback to the days of '90s girl bands, now TLC is going to release a new album — 14 years after T-Boz and Chilli finished their last record "3D" in memory of fellow group member Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes. Read More »

Tags: TLC, music

Kerry Washington Is Working to End a Hidden, Powerful Form of Domestic Abuse

Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence and "Scandal" star Kerry Washington is working to ch Read More »

Abortion Pill Orders Rise in Zika-Stricken Countries

According to recent reports, there has been a huge spike in the number of abortion pill requests, specifically in Latin American countries affected by Zika where abortion is restric Read More »

Calculate Exactly How Much It Will Cost to Stay at Home With Your Children

According to research by the think tank Center for American Progress, staying home to take care of your children may cost more than childcare — yet another reason to value the work of nannies and bab Read More »

Gabrielle Giffords Pens Powerful Letter On Gun Control for House Sit-In

Nearly two years after she was shot in the head at a "Congress On Your Corner" event in her state, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and husband Mark Kelly founded Americans for Responsible Solutions Read More »

"Princess Culture" Is Likely Harming Girls' Self-Esteem, Study Finds

While toy companies have definitely made strides toward adding diversity to dolls and action figures, the so-called "princess effect" is still very real. Read More »

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