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Empowering Girls: True Price of Abercrombie

Who doesn't need a corporate sponsor for their project? Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH does, of course. According to Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, they plan to rename their ER The Abercrombie & Fitch Emergency…

Girl-Empowering '09 Budget

Send "this letter to your Representatives encouraging the Senate and House of Representatives to add $7.1 billion for education, training and social services that will empower girls (and boys) to the 2009 Federal Budget. "A budget resolution…

Empowering Girls - Parenting Presence - A New Earth

While technical difficulties (on my computer) kept me from watching most of the broadcast live last night I did get something out of the 30 minutes I saw. What parent can't identify with the difficulty of staying present with their kids? I…
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Empowering Girls - Juno Review By Therapydoc

Previously I printed an Op-Ed piece from the NYTimes about the film Juno. Caitlin Flanagan had a valid point. Therapydoc from Everyone Needs Therapy, a shrink in Chicago, printed an Op-Ed piece on the film as well. Therapydoc writes, She…
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Fat Wonder Woman?

I came across a blog: The Big Beautiful Wonder Woman Blog. It's entirely cartoon sketches of larger versions of Wonder Woman. Seriously. On the sidebar the artist explains, I am in no way making fun of ladies (or anyone) who are considered…

Empowering Girls - 5 Minutes for Mom Party

I'm Tracee Sioux and The Girl Revolution is a blog to inspire mothers to empower their daughters. We focus on deconstructing the media and the culture and how it impacts girls. We discuss new gender research and bounce around ideas about…

Empowering Girls: Girls-Only Public School

There is a fascinating piece in the New York Times Magazine, Teaching Boys and Girls Separately by Elizabeth Weil, about separating genders in a public school and how that's working well for a few schools. The segregated classrooms are decorated…
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Pro-Ana Suicides

Anorexics are definitely suicidal reports a new study, to be published in Journal of Affective Disorders later in the year. A blog exploring girl issues can't ignore eating disorders due to this statistic: 10 million women and 1 million men…

Oprah Webcast

Okay so there were some technical difficulties with Oprah's online course last night. I gave up around 9:15 and went to bed. This morning, they don't have the podcast up. But before I did I got something out of it. A few big things - for…

Fishy Dad

When raising a strong, confident daughter it is helpful to have a good dad to teach her how to cast a line.