May 28, 2014 by Robyn Hussa Farrell
Filed under Activism, Activism, Advocacy, Body Image, Empowerment, Featured, Finding Your Voice, Healthy Communication, Loving Your Body, Media Literacy, Politics, Role Models, Self Esteem, Voice, Writing and Poetry
In dedication to Maya Angelou’s courage, vision, pioneering dedication to the written, spoken and living word, to her grace, sassiness and for teaching us — like no other — how to use and offer our voices, how to live with love in our hearts and courage in our souls, #Real Deal shares Maya Angelou’s poem, Still I […]
According to “Gender Gap Near Historic High” in The New York Times yesterday, this election could result in the greatest gender gap in American history. Why? Women’s rights are on the line. Your rights to choose are directly on the line in this election (at least two of the Supreme Court Justices will be replaced […]
Yesterday The New York Times printed that Republicans approved platform language calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion with no explicit exceptions for cases of rape or incest. What does this mean for women? According to Republicans: Our lives are not valued, our voices not respected, our choices are not our own. It also means […]
With the political season off to the races, it is time to talk about why voting and politics matter — especially for girls and women. Voting is a way to share your voice. It is a way to be heard. It is a way to shape the policies that affect you — and others around […]
In response to the birth control debates, let’s bring it on — raise your voice — as high and as loud as you can. It is YOUR BODY! LET THEM HEAR YOU! Brava!