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Open Letter to Bruce Jenner: Please Accept This Medal of Courage

Mary J. Moss | Posted 05.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Mary J. Moss

Bruce, please hold your head up high and never give up. You no longer need to hide. You no longer need to isolate. You have nothing left to fear. You have conquered more battles already than most could ever imagine in their wildest dreams.

The Power of One Woman's Quest: Everything I Ever Learned I Got from Serving in the Israel Defense Forces

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.14.2015 | Books
Dorit Sasson

In August of 1990, I left my hometown of New York City and arrived on a kibbutz in the middle of the Negev Desert where I would join a garin, or a group of young people who work together on kibbutzim and settlements as well as on bases to fulfill our army service.

Cherry Ames, a Rebel With a Cause, Who Would Surely Shake Up the VA

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A 1940s Juvenile Fiction heroine was a "disruptor" - who lowered temperatures, raised spirits, and healed WW II wounded. --------------------------...

On a Global Stage, Women Are a Disruptive Force for Good

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Alexia Parks

"Our young women need better role models than Kim Kardashian." An African woman living in Uganda said this to me via SKYPE while I was sitting in a coffeehouse in California.

Irvine Welsh on Elitism, Writing, Drugs and Scottish Football

David Henry Sterry | Posted 08.25.2013 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I first met Irvine Welsh at the Edinburgh Book Festival. I was a huge fan of Trainspotting. And now that the prequel to Trainspotting is out, I thought I would pick his brain about writing, books and Scotland.

What Does Your Perfect Heroine Look Like?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

Every time a female character is described as having the "perfect nose," I know exactly what it will look like: the opposite of mine. It will be delicate and small and fine. It will never be bulky and arched and bold. It will never dominate her face. Of course not. That would be ridiculous.

Woman On Horse Scares Off Bear

Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

Earlier this summer, a young woman in Montana faced off with a bear ... and won ... while riding a horse. Erin Bolster, of Swan Mountain Outfitter...

Jackson's Death Means We're All Older Now and Need to Sober Up

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

The passing of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett has hit us near-baby boomers and full-on baby boomers with a rock and roll punch to the gut we weren't ready for.