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How to Be an Active Trans Ally [VIDEO]

In one of Wear Your Voice Magazine’s recent #DropTheTowel shoots, we focused on taking a stand against  transgndered violence. While we enjoy creating a dialogue about issues that matter most importantly to us, we began to wonder what more can we do to be a trans ally? If you’ve been wondering that too, check out Pat,...

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Amber Rose Proudly does ‘Walk of No Shame’

In this hilarious video, Amber Rose shows off her sex positive attitude in the ‘walk of no shame’ in Funny or Die’s latest celebrity video. In the video (see below,) Rose is seen leaving a house in the morning in a sexy little black dress with heels in hand. She walks past people who congratulate...

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Feminist Protesters Brutally Beaten at Muslim Conference [GRAPHIC CONTENT]

Two women were brutally beaten following their protest at a Muslim conference in Pontoise, France. The women have been identified as  members of  FEMEN, a European feminist group founded in Ukraine in 2008, although their personal identities have not been revealed. NO SHARIA! pic.twitter.com/cdNhcIxodP — FEMEN Sweden (@FEMENSWE) September 13, 2015 Arab Women Against Islamism! #Femen...

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America: It’s Time for Us to Take a Stand Against Transgender Violence

  As Americans join together to celebrate Labor Day, marking the unofficial end of summer, Wear Your Voice thought it was only appropriate to release the latest series of photos from our body positive summer campaign #DropTheTowel. If you’re unfamiliar with the campaign, #DropTheTowel is a call to action, a movement for all shapes, sizes, colors,...

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#LaughingWhileBlack is a Crime in Napa Valley

[wp_ad_camp_3] Saturday afternoon, author Lisa Renee Johnson had expected to have the time of her life on the Napa Valley Wine Train-an event she and her book crew  had been planing since last November. Johnson chronicled the day by posting images to her Facebook page from the train with her book club, including 10 African American women...

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#DropTheTowel Tackles Food Shaming

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SO3gBnekoY [wp_ad_camp_4] For our latest #DropTheTowel shoot, we thought it was important to tackle the pervasive act of food shaming. While Wear Your Voice has received an outpour of support for our body positive summer campaign, proving that every body is a bikini body, we’ve also received our fair share of criticism from those who...

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#ILookLikeAnEngineer Prevails Over Sexist Comments

[wp_ad_camp_4] In 2014, diversity in tech is still an issue. Bay Area based company OneLogin is hoping to  bring diversity to the tech industry with a powerful new campaign #ILookLikeAnEngineer. The billboard, shown above, has been showing at BART stations in the Bay Area, highlighting real employees by the company, dispelling the notion that engineers fit...

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Here’s a List of Donald Trump’s Sexist Remarks

  [wp_ad_camp_4] Presidential candidate Donald Trump is digging himself a hole so deep even FOX news is distancing themselves from him. During Thursday’s primary debate, FOX news panel moderator Megyn Kelly  pushed Trump to a point of no return when forcing Trump to address past remarks he’s made towards women. KELLY: You’ve called women you don’t...

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Twitter Erupts With #FergusonTaughtMe In Honor Of One Year Anniversary

  [wp_ad_camp_4] It’s been one year since the killing of unarmed 18 year old Mike Brown by the hands of then Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014. Since Brown’s death, the state sanctioned killings of Black and Brown lives continues to make media headlines. In Ferguson, mourners stood at the site where...