The Three Women Behind blacklivesmatter
Meet the Three Women Behind #BlackLivesMatter

After the 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman, a Florida man tried for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, Alicia Garza wrote three words on social media that motivated a generation and sparked a social justice campaign: black lives matter.

Biking the Big Easy: How I was Freed by the Very Thing That Scared Me
Biking the Big Easy: How I was Freed by the Very Thing That Scared Me

Growing up, I was afraid of my body. My mother, who I have never seen break a sweat in my life, taught me that I was fragile and sickly, that the more I used my body, the weaker I would become and that the only safe place to live was inside my brain.

What’s Next?
What’s Next For Indie Women’s Media?

Independent voices have always been needed to challenge the status quo for minority groups and viewpoints. What happens when a beloved indie publication closes its proverbial doors?

Burning Season by Ruthanne Minoru
The Burning Season

Uncertain if she should stay close to home, Minoru goes off to work for a nonprofit in Thailand to pursue her passion: train with professional Muay Thai fighters who themselves are fighting for stronger bodies and a chance to escape poverty.

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Books

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman
Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman

Blair Braverman’s memoir, “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” is filled with excitement and tells of her toughness, her determination, her passion. And though the specifics are unique to Braverman, her message is universal for all women …

Feminist Books 2016
The 6 Female Authors You Need to Read in 2017

2016 has been a difficult year, one that’s seen a type of social and political heartache many would like to forget; it’s also been a year filled with strong female voices speaking out against racism, sexism and all types of discrimination white nationalism