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The Lean In collection

The Lean In collection is a partnership between LeanIn.org, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit organization, and Getty Images, the giant US stock photo agency. The argument is that we’ve all seen pictures of working women depicted as mothers (apron-clad and … Continue reading

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It’s way past time for off-the-shelf birth control pills

Before I start the real message of this post, I want to warn you that if you’re not comfortable/interested in reading about sex and reproductive health, stop here. There’s nothing graphic, but (perhaps with the potential to be even more … Continue reading

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How can someone be pro-feminism, but not necessarily a feminist?

Over the past year and a half, I’ve probably written a dozen – if not more – drafts of this post. I’ve tried (and scrapped) posts centered around everything from article quotes, to personal anecdotes, to general emotional rants. But … Continue reading

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Why is abortion an issue?

Since women’s health issues have become a political ‘hot’ topic, I’ve often heard the question, “Why are a bunch of rich old guys trying to tell women what they can and can’t do with their bodies?” More and more I’m … Continue reading

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Women spend 30 minutes in front of the mirror every morning – and maybe it pays off, literally

If you ask any pretty girl what’s in her makeup case, she could probably go on for hours explaining every single mascara, lipstick, and powder compact; the brand, color, pigmentation, application, etc. Each cosmetic item chosen and purchased with great … Continue reading

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