By Europe and Me's Caitlin Ackerman “If not you, then who? If not now, then when? We need more women to speak up and make their voices heard. Young women have valuable experiences and perspectives. We need you in this fight.” – Elizabeth Warren from A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance. In the era … Continue reading The New World Leaders – Young and Female
By Dana Newman Eleven years ago, fresh out of college, I decided to pack what could fit into two Duffle bags - sell everything that couldn’t at a yard sale - and move from my home in sunny South Florida to Prague in the Czech Republic. A few months after that, I fell in love … Continue reading Being A Woman
Now that we all know we’ve been harassed, assaulted and/or raped, where do we go from here? What do we do next? By Emily Andrews Illustration by @aldalilja (via Instagram) I wouldn’t say, with confidence, that I’ve been raped. It just took me three tries to type out that word - so heavy with meaning … Continue reading What do we do after #MeToo?
By Za Unitt In Dececember of 2018, my friend and bandmate, Julia, and I sat in her kitchen talking about the future and what direction we wanted to take with our newly formed Duo/Act, Tickles And Pokes. We're both mothers, entertainers, and over 40. Neither one of us were interested in doing the whole traveling … Continue reading The Beginnings of the Tickles and Pokes’ Period Positive Movement
By Ashleigh Streeter-Jones My activist journey started back in 2005 when, my parents, who had previously lived in Johannesburg, took me to South Africa. This is how I found myself in SOWETO – the South Western Township – on Christmas day. It was a confronting experience. Although we were in SOWETO with a local tour … Continue reading Ash’s Activist Journey