Bad Ass Babe Alley Gage: Empowering Women with Makeup

By Kelcie McKenney

Women supporting women. That’s one of the many mantras that feminism totes. It’s an uplifting message of helping your fellow sisters out, and as a strong females, that connection and support can fuel a movement.

There are countless women in today’s world that inspire others and bring love and support to the women around them. This new series, Bad Ass Babes, will feature those women.

Our first face is Alley Gage.

Photo by Kelcie McKenney

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The Economics Of Appropriating Black Culture

By Esther Faciane
Originally Published on the I Am Woman Project

Photo by Joanna Nix

Pop culture is no stranger to the words “cultural appropriation”. Over the past few years, celebrities, fashion brands, and artists have been rightfully called out for their appropriating offenses. For example, when a non-Black person wears a du rag or wears cornrows for fashion purposes, it is seen as ignorant appropriation: if that person were really aware of the history behind cornrows, they would not have considered them fashion in the first place.

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I’m Bisexual, So Where Do I Fit In?

By Gabrielle Alexa
Originally Published on the I Am Woman Project

There is an unspoken loneliness when you have an invisible identity.

Our culture has always centered and praised heterosexuality, and then positioned homosexuality as its reverse. Bisexuality sits somewhere in the middle, further marginalized and stigmatized, but above all, erased. And just as bisexuality is overwhelmingly misunderstood, so is biphobia.

Photo by Linh Koi

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