• Marquaysa Battle in Life

    A Survey Says Black Women Are The Most Confident, But We Still Have Struggles

    A Survey Says Black Women Are The Most Confident, But We Still Have Struggles

    Black women are the most confident female group according to a study conducted by Glamour magazine and L'Oreal Paris. The study surveyed 2,000 white, black, and Hispanic women from all 50 of the United States. Findings showed that black women find themselves successful, beautiful, and have an overall higher level of body positivity. These results may seem […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Culture

    A Survivor Of LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy Shares The Horrific Details Of The Practice

    A Survivor Of LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy Shares The Horrific Details Of The Practice

    Samuel Brinton, a nuclear engineer and LGBTQ+ rights advocate, has spent many years of their life trying to get the conversion shock therapy banned in the United States. Brinton is not only an advocate, but also a survivor of conversion therapy. At the Equality Federation's 20th Annual Leadership Conference, they shared their story about why conversion therapy doesn't […]
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    Serena Williams Shared How She Fights The Wage Gap For #BlackWomensEqualPayDay

    Serena Williams Shared How She Fights The Wage Gap For #BlackWomensEqualPayDay

    Serena Williams is a force on and off of the tennis court, and she's making it known with her latest statements about the wage gap. For Black Women's Equal Pay Day, Serena Williams shared an essay with Fortune magazine about not just her hopes for change as it pertains to black women and their income status, but […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Celebrity

    Rihanna Thinks Anything You Have To Say About Her Body Is Hilarious

    Rihanna Thinks Anything You Have To Say About Her Body Is Hilarious

    Rihanna already proved to us that when it comes to her body, her very last concern is about what people think about her size. She's busy doing Rihanna things like killing red carpets with queen levels of cleavage, pool-dipping with a rich bae, and launching shoe lines with two different major brands. Amidst the ongoing conversations […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in TV

    Molly And Issa Prove A Real Bestie Will Stalk Your Ex On Last Night's ‘Insecure'

    Molly And Issa Prove A Real Bestie Will Stalk Your Ex On Last Night's ‘Insecure'

    Ah, Molly and Issa continue to prove that their best friend relationship is the one that really matters on the instant cult classic that is HBO's Insecure. Sure, Issa is pining to make up with her now ex-boyfriend Lawrence– and sure, they had an epic episode of quickie hate-sex on the couch in the last episode. […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Life

    This Company Seriously Used White Models To Sell “Black Girl Magic” T-Shirts

    This Company Seriously Used White Models To Sell “Black Girl Magic” T-Shirts

    No, this is not some satirical episode of Dear White People. Online retailer, Zazzle, seriously used white models to sell “Black Girl Magic” T-shirts on their website, among other items clearly created to celebrate women of color. The photos are, for sure, eyebrow raising. The T-shirt literally read like an incredibly blatant form of cultural appropriation, which has […]
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    Michelle Obama Opens Up About How Racism Affected Her Time As First Lady

    Michelle Obama Opens Up About How Racism Affected Her Time As First Lady

    Michelle Obama might have handled her time as the First Lady of the United States like a real-life version of superwoman, thanks to her kick-ass speeches, dresses, and humanitarian causes. But that doesn't mean she never felt down during the eight years she occupied the White House. Michelle Obama recently spoke at the Women's Foundation of […]
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    #DiARMy Is the Latest Hashtag To Promote Body Positivity, And We Are Here For It

    #DiARMy Is the Latest Hashtag To Promote Body Positivity, And We Are Here For It

    Summer 2017 is full of heat, fun, and body positivity, thanks to hoards of women coming together to celebrate every part of their bodies and to step out of the shame that mainstream beauty standards can cause in women who don't fit the faux physical status quo. Plus-size clothing subscription service, Dia&Co, has decided to encourage […]
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    This One Tweet Shows The Hypocrisy In Trump's “Support” Of LGBTQ+ Individuals

    This One Tweet Shows The Hypocrisy In Trump's “Support” Of LGBTQ+ Individuals

    Sigh, Donald Trump. Today the 45th president of the United States announced via Twitter that he plans to ban transgender people from joining and participating in the military, due to “tremendous medical costs and disruption” he claims they cause. Pinch yourself if you need to but, yes, you are still alive in 2017. The interesting part about […]
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    12 Inspiring Books You Should Read By The Time You Turn 25

    12 Inspiring Books You Should Read By The Time You Turn 25

    Turning 25 is kind of a big deal, since you are halfway home to 30 years old and yet still young and learning the world. You're basically not a “girl” exactly but not yet a “woman,” word to Britney Spears. Still, 25 is usually the year when you start thinking you should take being an adult […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Film

    Why Comparing ‘Atomic Blonde' And ‘Proud Mary' Doesn't Have To Be About Race

    Why Comparing ‘Atomic Blonde' And ‘Proud Mary' Doesn't Have To Be About Race

    Action films have just gotten the dopest boost of the summer with the release of two trailers, one for Proud Mary starring Taraji P. Henson and one for Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron. On the heels of Wonder Woman, the films seem similar, since they both star a female lead who is an incredibly well-dressed, ass-kicking assassin. Both trailers have […]