The Good News

The Teens Are Here
A little bit of inspo today: Read this op-ed from Ava Uditsky, a teen gun reform activist who’s joined hundreds of thousands of young people working to make a difference. Read On…

The Harder Tour
For the fourth year in a row, women are cycling the Tour de France route themselves since the tournament doesn’t let them compete. And they’re doing it in way harsher conditions than male cyclists, as these women have to bike with inconveniences like traffic, pedestrians, and more that the actual competitors don’t. Read On…
DID YOU KNOW: A new study reports that rates of depression are up 51% in Millennial women compared to where they were a generation ago. Researchers believe “shortage of parental leave programs at work, economic stress, and lack of workplace flextime” may be responsible for much of the spikes in depression, along with the symptoms that develop from all of that stress and pressure.

The Bad News

How She Got Here
TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot did a great interview highlighting the ups and downs of her career. In particular, she talks about the intersection of racism and sexism she faces, as many people don’t immediately believe a Black woman is the CEO of a successful tech company. Read On…

Give Moms a Break
Pregnant women deal with intrusive questions and inappropriate touching all the time, but writer De Elizabeth says she wasn’t prepared for that cycle to continue after she gave birth. De’s daughter is now approaching one year old and she’s still having trouble accomplishing simple tasks, like going to the grocery store, without people constantly coming up and touching her daughter and asking De rude questions. Read On…

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