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Listen.. It Is Very Simple (Street Harassment)

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Listen.. It Is Very Simple (Street Harassment)

Listen…It is Very Simple….     When a woman says… Street Harassment (SH)  makes her feel unsafe. Take that and honor her feelings as if they belonged to your mother, your sister, your wife and your daughter.  If you care about ANY woman in your life, it should be very simple to do.  There is no […]

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Decoded: Power, Politics, and Pop Culture

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Decoded: Power, Politics, and Pop Culture

Recently, I attended a transformative event that flawlessly facilitated a conversation surrounding the shift towards the “New American Majority”, a majority rich in culture and social and economic diversity. Who is the New American Majority? People of color (POC), queer people, trans people, and progressives.   The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in Washington, D.C hosted […]

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Spotlight On Ferguson- Preparation For Weekend Of Resistance

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spotlight On Ferguson- Preparation For Weekend Of Resistance

Because Doing Nothing Is NOT An Option Starting Wednesday, October 8, Spotlight On Ferguson will convene a VIRTUAL FREEDOM SCHOOL (VFS), the first in a series of 90-minute webinars hosted by activists and critical thinkers who will lead attendees in discussing, deconstructing, and transforming our collective ideas about policing, as they originated from the crippling […]

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A Gurlz Guide On Air Launches Season 2

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Gurlz Guide On Air Launches Season 2

We’re Back!   After a long summer break A Gurlz Guide on Air is back with a brand new season, a brand new format and three brand new segments.   We are launching our season with our segment that we call #Letters October 1, 2014 #Letters   Letters that heal, transform, change, encourage and give […]

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Being Queer Spawn- Q&A ABOUT HAVING SAME-SEX PARENTS (AND STEP-PARENTS)

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Being Queer Spawn- Q&A ABOUT HAVING SAME-SEX PARENTS (AND STEP-PARENTS)

Matthews Place/How I Roll/Kelsey Morgan/ Sept 17, 2014   “I wouldn’t ever want lesbian parents. I’m not homophobic. I just don’t want to get stuck in an endless loop of ‘Go ask your mother.’” –@SpeakComedy Over the 19 short years of my life, I’ve had many friends, acquaintances, and even random people who’ve gotten curious […]

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The Shame In Victim Blaming

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Shame In Victim Blaming

  So we have all seen it now, the TMZ video of Ray Rice hitting his then fiancé, now wife, with a blow that not only crushed her face but his career and quite possibly her spirit. I watched in horror as he picked her up, tried to remove her from the elevator, realizing he didn’t know […]

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The Ferguson Town Hall Meeting

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Ferguson Town Hall Meeting

    A Gurlz Guide’s very own Ree Cee, a long time activist and poet who lives just 5 miles from Ferguson, MO attended the packed to the brim, town hall meeting in Ferguson, MO.   This is her account of the event.      While taking part in protests in Ferguson several times since the […]

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AGG On- Air~ Hands Up, Don’t Shoot ~ A Conversation From Ferguson

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
AGG On- Air~ Hands Up, Don’t Shoot ~ A Conversation From Ferguson

  Hands Up Don’t Shoot. A Conversation From Ferguson     Mainstream media is dancing around issues and releasing images to frame the people of Ferguson, MO as anything but what they really are, a community that is tired of systematic and generational racism and abuse. A Gurlz Guide On-Air  sat down with Aryka Chapman […]

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A Girl Named Lucy

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Girl Named Lucy

This article was originally posted in Curve Magazine online and is posted here with permission from the writer. I met a girl named Lucy a few weeks ago. She is the middle child of a conservative family. Lucy is a 14 year-old Hispanic girl who identifies as bisexual. Lucy is also what some would refer to as […]

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How to Create a “Love Rulebook”

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
How to Create a “Love Rulebook”

  Create Love/ShaRon Jamison/ July 21, 2014     I love love! I love the feel of love. I love what love stands for and for what love has the potential to create. I love that love is liberating, stimulating and empowering; love is magical to me. But even though love is an amazing feeling, […]

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