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The Sisterhood of Poverty

Theresa Sirles | Posted 02.27.2015 | Women
Theresa Sirles

Theories and data sets attempting to explain why I'm in this situation, who's to blame and which folks are faring better may ultimately help by shaping public policy, but in the short-term, that doesn't pay the rent or feed my children.

A Letter To The New Big Sister

Meg Owen | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents
Meg Owen

Your little sister smiles from ear to ear when she sees your face, and always looks for you when she hears your voice. Even though I'm her mommy, I have a feeling that you're her favorite person.

For My Sister

Francesca Milliken | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Francesca Milliken

But if anyone asks about how I became strong enough to talk about my experience with rape, I will not falter or hesitate in saying that I have an amazing older sister who helped me.

The Teens Who Taught Me What It Means To Be A Feminist

Camryn Garrett | Posted 02.09.2015 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

Instead of pointing out who is or isn't "feminist enough," I think we should work together. We should have each other's backs. After all, we're stronger as a unit than we are when we're divided.

Support Black Women in Film by Putting Sisterhood on the Agenda

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Oh, what a surprise, the Oscar nominees are White men! As they try to use awesome talent like Lupita Nyong'o as a poster child for their agenda, we should remember that the Academy Awards have never been kind to Black women.

What Is Missing in the Lives of Young Women

Angie Andrews | Posted 01.15.2015 | Women
Angie Andrews

Young women need to be shown how to love themselves for who they are, in each and every moment. Each one of us was put on this earth for a reason. Simply by being here we are enough. Each one of us represents a drop of the divine and infinite potential.

A New Year's Letter to My Best Friends

Katerina Lopez | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
Katerina Lopez

I cannot begin to explain how much you mean to me. But clearly I'm going to try. I have known some of you for nearly a decade and others for less than a year.

50 Things I Want For My Little Sister

Lexi Herrick | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

I held her in my arms the day she was born, and I will hold her forever. That is my final wish, and promise, for my remarkable little sister.

'They'll Be Best Friends Forever'

Mike Reynolds | Posted 02.02.2015 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I've never been a sister or had a sister. I've just gone along assuming sister experts were right; that our two little girls would walk hand in had across clouds, their pet unicorns nibbling at magic dust they held in cupped hands.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 12.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.

How to Tap Into Your Inner Black Woman... According to Lifetime

Chevonne Harris | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women
Chevonne Harris

With the SMH tagline of the season, "Trapped inside of every white girl is a strong Black woman ready to bust out," the show could be laughable if it wasn't wrong at nearly every level.

Do Better, Not More: 7 Feminine Productivity Practices

Nisha Moodley | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Nisha Moodley

The next time your ambition is in overdrive and you just want to work-work-work, try one of these practices to feel productive, playful and free. You'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish when you do better, not more.

We Burn Brighter Together

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Sue Shanahan

"Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there." -- Eleanor Roosevelt I just returned from our annual ...

Why You Need a Place of Your Own, Right Now

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 09.20.2014 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Privacy is key to having a healthy space. The girls that we work with tell us that they need something that belongs to them where they could do what they want and need to do to better themselves.

Parenting: Every Child Is Different

Lindley Pless | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Lindley Pless

When my second daughter Sophie entered the world, I worried that she would spend her life peering out from under the edge of her "larger than life" sister Emma's shadow.

Sisterhood for Sale

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger I don't know much, but I'm pretty sure the only thing more annoying than The New York Times' Sun...

Women and Girls Benefit Most From the SEA

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Angela D. Coleman

Inspired by Mother Nature, Sisterhood Agenda's Sisterhood Empowerment Academy (SEA) empowers women and girls as a female resource center. It is a pl...

Why Women and Girls Need the SEA

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Inspired by Mother Nature, Sisterhood Agenda's Sisterhood Empowerment Academy (SEA) empowers women and girls as a female resource center. It is a place of knowledge, support, self-determination and healing.

The Ask

Kristen Noel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Kristen Noel

I'd like to call attention to the nurturing of our creative and professional selves, an aspect not always so well attended to. We always hear about the proverbial "boy's club" in business, politics, and the professional arena -- can we do a sound check on our "sisterhood" -- can we say the same?

5 Reasons Why Sisterhood Is Important and What We Can Learn From Wonder Woman

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

To call another woman a sister is to say, "I trust you", "I have your back", "Your feelings are valid", and "I believe in you."

The Clothing Item I Can't Live Without

Amy Mullis | Posted 06.29.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

I'm not the health-chick who can order a three-leaf salad for lunch and be too full to pack in another bite. I'm the one who reaches for the dessert menu as soon as her stretch jeans hit the cushioned seat of the booth and orders her entrée by saying, 'Whatever goes with the 'Death by Chocolate'.'

On Solange, Beyoncé and National Siblings Day

j.n. salters | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News
j.n. salters

I was taken back to childhood days of dancing and singing along to the radio with my older sister, Danielle. There is -- and always will be -- something magical about sharing the dance floor with the person who has been able to finish your sentences.

The Big Picture: Perspective Is Everything

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.09.2014 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

My sister Ann passed away, without warning, on the morning of Oct. 9, 2008. An undiagnosed heart condition, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, took her life. How could that be?

Watching Frozen With My Daughters: Disability As Superpower and the Power of Sister Love

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

Like Elsa, Claire was born with something that makes her different. Something that puts her life at risk, something that many might think she should be ashamed of or at least try to conceal and minimize as much as possible.

Cultivate a Sisterhood

Colleen Crinion | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women
Colleen Crinion

Take some time to thank the women in your life who are supportive and who believe in you. And remember, it's not just about surrounding yourself with lots of women. It's about having a sisterhood.