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Prince Charming

By Megan Faith Little girls grow up wanting to be princesses. They long for the pretty dresses, the fairy godmothers, and the whimsical adventures. More than anything, they await the climax of every princess story: the a...
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“We girls, can do anything…” ~Barbie

By Jenn Delgado When I was a young girl, growing up in San Bernardino, California, the pickings for female role models were slim, and Hispanic professional female role models did not exist. Well, unless you count Charo. ...
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I Am Sick of Being Sick of My Body

By Libby Rego I am sick of being sick of my body. I am tired of looking in the mirror for flaws, and feeling defeated. Tired of watching actresses who are either genetically inclined to be thinner or hurting themselves &...
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A Mother’s Love

By Rhonda Bayless I haven’t felt much like writing lately. 2014 has ushered in so much change and so many challenges and I know it’s all for my good and well being. I’ve struggled with what to say at this &he...
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Violence is a Vicious Cycle

By Subrina Moorley I have a vivid memory from when I was six of a beautiful summer day. It was a Saturday, and my older sister and I were going to spend the weekend with our mother. We left our …
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Notes From the Skater Mom

By Maryam Balbed Mine is a long and complex story. I hope that I can make it as brief as possible. My daughter Yaya got interested in skating when she was 13. After seeing a Kick Push video I decided …

The Exotic Asian

By Jennifer Jimenez Where are you from? No, where are you really from? Innocuous questions to some, but not for an Asian-American woman who has been asked such questions throughout her life. I was recently asked, “Are yo...