Discussing politics can be incredibly frustrating. When someone has completely opposing views to yours, it's easy to dig your heels in and turn a discussion into a full-blown argument. You might feel hurt, angry, or sad about the other person's stance on an issue, especially if it is one that is close to your heart. But what happens if it's not a random person from high school, but one of your … [Read more...] about How to Talk Politics with Friends Who Have Opposing Views
I am counting on this group of 80 million born in the U.S. between 1980 and the early 2000s to get health care for women back on track. This group of forward-thinking, confident, tech-and-gadget-savvy group can change the rules that, so far, haven’t been proven helpful in moving women in the right direction for their health care rights. This generation is our upper hand, the ones who are known … [Read more...] about How Millennials can Change Health Care for Women in the Right Direction
Life is full of obstacles, even in today's modern age. Progress is being made, but not everyone feels the effects, which can make personal obstacles seem even larger. We've compiled ten important issues that women face in today's world, plus some advice on how to fight them. 1. Relatives and Relationships This is one issue that I deal with just about every time a family reunion comes around. … [Read more...] about 10 Important Issues Single Women Face (And How to Combat Them)
The wage gap is certainly a hot topic today. Like healthcare, it’s an issue people often talk about, but it is difficult to understand fully. What exactly is the wage gap, and what does it mean for women in the U.S. today? We’re going to break it down and explain some of the most complicated parts of understanding the wage gap today. What is the Wage Gap? Put simply; the wage gap is a … [Read more...] about Understanding the Complications of the Wage Gap in the U.S.
You’ve probably heard of the term “cultural appropriation” before, and hopefully know that it’s a bad thing. But what exactly does it mean to be an appropriator? And how can you avoid appropriating someone else’s culture while still appreciating it? These are not always simple questions to answer, but in our closely-connected global society, it’s important to ask them so that we can all learn how … [Read more...] about Appropriation 101: What It Is and How to Avoid Being an Appropriator
Healthcare is certainly a hot-button issue in the United States right now. With all the discussion about Obamacare and Trumpcare, co-pays, and deductibles, it can be hard to keep up. But don’t worry if you’re feeling a bit confused. We have some answers to 8 questions millennials have about healthcare in the U.S. right now. 1. What Exactly is Health Insurance? At its core, health insurance … [Read more...] about 8 Issues Millennials Have With Healthcare in the U.S.
Healthcare reform is a complicated beast. That is, to say the very least. It would be silly to try and unravel it in rhyme, But with the failure of the American Health Care Act we finally might have the time. Let’s stop there. Writing a synopsis of healthcare reform in verse is just about as ridiculous as trying to repeal a nationwide healthcare bill in the span of a few months. But the … [Read more...] about Millennials and Birth Control: Dodging the Bullet of the American Health Care Act
Recently, a paper was published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism presenting research that demonstrates that a hormonal birth control injection could be effective for men. A birth control shot designed for women has been in use since 1960, so you could say it’s about time scientists develop one for other people too. Thus far, there has been very little research done to … [Read more...] about What Everyone Should Know About the Male Birth Control Injection
Pause just one minute here. Say it out loud, "Feminism." Now, take a moment to define the word "feminism" and everything it means. If you're anything like me, you won't know where to start. As an early twenty-something, straight out of college, thrown into the corporate world and trying to stay afloat, I’ve found myself tied between plenty of new challenges. I wasn't caught off guard until I was … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons I’m Convinced That I’m a Feminist
Earth Day is coming up, and I have to say that it is my favorite minor holiday. It always comes at a time when the weather is finally becoming warm again; the flowers are blooming, birds are singing—it’s the perfect time of year to appreciate how beautiful and precious our planet is. **This article contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated for any purchase made after clicking on … [Read more...] about 22 Easy Ways to Love the Planet on Earth Day
As a Millennial or otherwise, it is important to get a proper foothold on how our country operates and functions. To fully understand the true stakes of the 2016 election, we need to refresh our memories about the organization of America. At the root of all is the U.S. Constitution. Through the Constitution our President, Congress, and Supreme Court are given rights and powers. Our Constitution … [Read more...] about The True Stakes of the 2016 Election