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Beyond thoughts and prayers – The reFRESH

Artwork by Wendy McNaughton Written by Jackson Bird.  This week, we’re looking beyond thoughts and prayers to make real change, defending the right to protest, and practicing #NoBromo. What we’re checking out… On Monday morning, we awoke to the news of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history. As we worked through our grief, discourse proceeded […]

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Affirmative Infraction – The reFRESH

via Written by Jackson Bird.  This week, we’re affirming the need for equal opportunities, fighting transphobia left and right, and trying out #SquadCare. What we’re checking out… Monday was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and Serena Williams wrote an incredible piece for Fortune about how we can work to solve the wage gap by speaking up about it. […]

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Women’s Right to Bare Arms – The reFRESH

Credit Anthony Martinez Written by Jackson Bird.  This week, we’re celebrating #SleevelessFriday, thinking about the place of respectability politics against police brutality, and trying to keep cool in the heatwave that’s sweeping that nation – literally and figuratively. What we’re checking out… All eyes this week were on the U.S. Senate as it attempted (and failed) […]

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Movers, Shakers, and Changemakers- The reFRESH

Credit Paul Connell/The Boston Globe, via Getty Images We’re bringing tons of positivity and inspiration to your inbox this week, and dedicating our newsletter to movers, shakers, and change-makers. What we’re checking out… Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon as an official entrant (despite having to sneak […]

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Women Strike Back!- The reFRESH

One fundamental truth from herstory: women know how to strike. Pic via Pinterest. This week, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day, sipping tea as a form of resistance, and debunking myths about the gay community in Africa. What we’re checking out… Samantha Bee is, as always, hilarious and on point for International Women’s Day: “The Trump WH is […]

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