• Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    Over 20 Black Girls Have Gone Missing In DC, Here’s Why It Matters

    Over 20 Black Girls Have Gone Missing In DC, Here’s Why It Matters

    Black women on Twitter come through in the clutch once again. Several black teen girls have been reported missing in the Washington, DC area, while the media has covered them minimally… until Black women on Twitter began voicing their concerns in droves. Twitter user Black Marvel Girl was one of the first to jumpstart the now-viral conversation with […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Women

    Women Are Sharing Photos Of Self-Love With The Hashtag #BigThighTwitter

    Women Are Sharing Photos Of Self-Love With The Hashtag #BigThighTwitter

    Last night, women filled Twitter timelines with selfies showing off their thighs in a gorgeous demonstration of body positivity. The photos left much of Twitter drooling, not only because of the juicy thighs on our feeds, but also because “big thigh Twitter” was as much a communal self-love moment as it was a middle finger to traditional […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Just The Way You Are

    5 Painfully Obvious Signs You’re The ‘Fake Deep’ Friend On Social Media

    5 Painfully Obvious Signs You’re The ‘Fake Deep’ Friend On Social Media

    We all have “fake deep” people on our timelines. We want to delete them, and just don’t. Because, we knew them in college and they were cool AF IRL. Or, our moms grew up together. Maybe they’re family members so you just can’t bring yourself to nix them. And hell, sometimes they DO post something that’s […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in News

    Women Are So Scared Of Being Deported, They’ve Stopped Reporting Sexual Assault

    Women Are So Scared Of Being Deported, They’ve Stopped Reporting Sexual Assault

    Donald Trump’s obsession with immigration isn’t protecting the people like his administration would like us to believe it will. Instead, it seems to be worsening rape culture and domestic violence in the immigrant communities. In fact, crime reports in the LA Latino community are down significantly. Decline in Reporting of Crime Among Hispanic Population NR17083ma – Los Angeles […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Women's History Month

    Texas Senate Passed A Bill That Allows Doctors To Lie To Female Patients

    Texas Senate Passed A Bill That Allows Doctors To Lie To Female Patients

    Texas has been passing out abortion laws like parking tickets. SMH. In December 2016, the Texas Senate approved a law requiring aborted fetuses to be buried or cremated. Now, two more abortion bills have passed through the Texas Senate. Senate Bill 25 allows doctors to lie by omission. The law – also called the “wrongful birth bill” – […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Women's History Month

    Women Reveal Exactly What They Said To Get A Raise

    Women Reveal Exactly What They Said To Get A Raise

    Unequal pay is a pain in the ass for most women. It’s a fact that we make less than men for the same jobs and with similar work history. Part of the problem is the low-ball offers carefully placed in our inboxes before we even set foot on location. The other part of the problem […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Women's History Month

    Women Reveal What Happened To Their Careers After Reporting Sexual Harassment

    Women Reveal What Happened To Their Careers After Reporting Sexual Harassment

    One in three women experience sexual harassment at work, as reported by a 2015 Cosmopolitan survey. Unfortunately, most of them don’t report it. Fear of being victim-blamed, getting fired or shunned by co-workers are among the many reasons why most women to avoid that awkward, sometimes humiliating conversation on the job. Elite Daily spoke to four women who […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Queer Culture

    LGBTQ+ Videos Were Blocked From YouTube For This Sad Reason

    LGBTQ+ Videos Were Blocked From YouTube For This Sad Reason

    YouTube found itself in pretty hot water after many of its users noticed some of their videos were unavailable whenever the site runs in “restricted mode.” Most of the videos that were unavailable for viewing were not explicit, only depicting LGBTQ+ couples and transgender people in normal settings and scenarios. Users took to Twitter to express […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Life

    Model With ‘Cat Eye Syndrome’ Defies Beauty Standards In New Photo Shoot

    Model With ‘Cat Eye Syndrome’ Defies Beauty Standards In New Photo Shoot

    Caitin Stickels, a 29-year old model based in Seattle, has finally begun living her childhood dream of modeling in the fashion industry with a shoot for V Magazine shot by famous photographer, Nick Knight. According to Cosmopolitan, Stickels was born with Schmid-Fraccaro syndrome (also called cat eye syndrome). The chromosomal condition causes various issues,  including […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Love IRL

    8 Things Single Women Wish People Would Stop Assuming About Their Love Lives

    8 Things Single Women Wish People Would Stop Assuming About Their Love Lives

    Being single can be an awkward time full of Amy-Winehouse-on-repeat Friday nights, Netflix binging and getting ghosted a few times over the “Is it me?” level. But it can also be a really fun time filled with lots of right and left swiping, table dancing and plenty of “me-time.” Sometimes, the worst part about being […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Women's History Month

    7 Moments You Only Have With Your BFF That Define Girl Power

    7 Moments You Only Have With Your BFF That Define Girl Power

    Where would we be without our BFFs? Having great girlfriends — one, at least— is a necessity if you plan to make it through this life (and these fuckboys) in one piece. Not only are they the people who know you inside and out, but they’re also the ones who reel you in when the […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Family Comes First

    12 Annoying Things You Deal With When Your Mom Is A Drama Queen

    12 Annoying Things You Deal With When Your Mom Is A Drama Queen

    It’s not that we don’t love our moms. We absolutely adore them and would be screwed without them in our lives. Like, who else is going to baby us when we’re sick and remind us to file our taxes, or schedule doctor’s appointments? And who else’s house can we crash every Sunday for a hot, home-cooked […]