Girl Power

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LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTH

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTHOur friends are really FAMILY.If friendship is something we as women and girls can partake in together as one “unit”, then we can consider ourselves as “a family of girls”.Friendship is like family, a connection that is close yet has a love-hate-ship relationship to it; that is like that of a sibling and extended family drama, friendship is sometimes bumpy, jagged, provoking and I have noticed it always comes without rules.The no rules part of friendship makes me laugh, I want rules. But I realize with…

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Girl Power: Helping the Girl-Child build Her Muscles for Self Expression

 Let’s talk Girl power, though used loosely in the 21st century, the term ushered in the celebration of women’s empowerment and independence,  and was first recorded used in 1967 by the Riot Grrrl an underground feminist punk movement in the 1990’s, the Grrrl having its origins in Washington state, and Washington, DC, some have called it a musical genre they addressed issues such as rape, abuse, sexuality, patriarchy and empowerment. But “Girl Power” found a permanent home in the 1996 musical girl group called the Spice Girls and their audience, there it blossomed and the…

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