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The New Year: Resolving to Feel Good About Ourselves

Diana Martinez is a senior from Mount Holyoke College and a woman’s history major and Spanish minor.  Her journey as an activist began when she joined her college’s feminist a capella group called The Nice Shoes, who sing empowering songs to promote human rights.  With the Shoes, her Mount Holyoke sisters, and strong influences from…

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Yes, Virginia, These Toys Are Selling You Out!

Berol Dewdney grew up in Southern Vermont and is now a sophomore at Colby College, where she is a passionate Gender Studies major.  You can usually find her between the pages of a Feminist Theory book or logging miles on the bucolic trails that surround Colby’s campus, because she’s also a varsity three-season distance runner.…

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25 Years Later, Still Living In A Material World

Rachel Berger is a NYC student, reader, and writer who often wishes she had more time to read, write, and study. You can find her online at personalslashpolitical.blogspot.com. This holiday season, are you looking for a gift that’s “unique”? That’s perfect for everyone, from your significant other to your mom? That’s “a valuable choice during these…

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Have Yourself a Sexist Little Christmas

By Maya Brown Maya Brown is a sophomore at Waterville Senior High School in Waterville Maine. She enjoys music, technology, photography, and anything related to theater. She has been a part of the Girls Advisory Board at Hardy Girls Healthy Women for three years, and a part of Hardy Girls since the beginning (10 years…

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Rally for Girls’ Sports: To Cheer Or Not To Cheer?

Today is Rally for Girls’ Sports Day! Across the web, bloggers, tweeters and Facebook users are raising their voices in celebration of the far-reaching benefits of athletics participation for girls. buy term papers Crossposted from the Women’s Media Center By Emma Woods NWLC presents the Blog To Rally for Girls’ Sports 2010 Despite years spent…

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All I Want For Christmas is Freedom from Social Stereotypes and Stigmas

Diana Martinez is a senior from Mount Holyoke College and a woman’s history major and Spanish minor.  Her journey as an activist began when she joined her college’s feminist a capella group called The Nice Shoes, who sing empowering songs to promote human rights.  With the Shoes, her Mount Holyoke sisters, and strong influences from…

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“The Weather Outside Is Frightful”…And So Are The Magazine Headlines!

Culley Schultz is a senior at Glen Ridge High School, outside of New York City.  She is the vice-president of the GRHS Girls Learn International (GLI) Chapter as well as the Secretary of the GLI Junior Board.  Last year, Culley created a short documentary and commentary on the portrayal of women and girls in the…

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Taking Sexy Back: Can We Reclaim "Sexy" or Not?

Rachel Berger is a NYC student, reader, and writer who often wishes she had more time to read, write, and study. You can find her online at personalslashpolitical.blogspot.com. Walking home after dark a few nights ago, I passed a pair of guys sprawled on a park bench. As I reached the corner, one of them…

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