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Video: Kansas Women Breaking Legal Barriers

Alisa Morse – Overland Park, KS

We all know that women kick ass. It’s just a fact. I grew up in a family full of women who defied societal norms and broke barriers. That example has spurred my desire to uplift the women in my life and eventually led me to embark on a long-term video project for the women of my home state, Kansas. Continue reading “Video: Kansas Women Breaking Legal Barriers”

5 Things to Spend A Bit More Money On

Becka Wall – @beckawall

These days, you can find a cheap version of anything you might need. Which is a blessing, for those of us with low bank accounts – but when is buying cheap costing you more money in the long run? Is it better to have something that will last years and years? Continue reading “5 Things to Spend A Bit More Money On”

Leslie Jones fires back at designers who refuse to dress her

Becka Wall – @beckawall

Leslie Jones is a featured player on Saturday Night Live, and star of the highly anticipated “Ghostbusters” remake. You’d think designers would be clamoring to create a dress for her to wear on the red carpet, right?

Wrong. Continue reading “Leslie Jones fires back at designers who refuse to dress her”

Belly Dancing Group Promotes Body Positivity

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com    Photos by Kaitlyn Fitzgerald

“We can all speak to having issues with our bodies,” said 24-year-old Allison Brickell. “For me it’s about focusing on what my body can do instead of what it looks like.”

That list of “can dos” includes muscle isolations, body rolls, hip lifts, ribcage circles and a host of other moves that make up belly dancing, a passion that started for Brickell in high school. Continue reading “Belly Dancing Group Promotes Body Positivity”

When Life Gives You a Hot Dog Costume…

Becka Wall  – @beckawall

This little girl came to dance class on “Princess Day” as a hot dog, and so Hot Dog Princess was born. All hail our new princess/superhero/icon/life goal.

6 Things 10 Year-Old-Me Hated (That I Now Love)

Becka Wall | @beckawall

When I was 10, I had a distinct vision of what adulthood would be like: candy all the time. Staying up late. Not having to come home for dinner. Going wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted. Pizza whenever I felt like it. Continue reading “6 Things 10 Year-Old-Me Hated (That I Now Love)”

Female Cosplayer Battles Body Shaming

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

You may have mistaken Alicia Snook for Emma Frost or Princess Ariel at the Great Philadelphia Comic Con, but one thing you couldn’t miss is how this badass woman is breaking down cosplay stereotypes.

It’s called cos-positive, a new movement in the cosplay community dedicated to challenging the idea that you need to look a certain way or have a certain body type to dress as a character. Continue reading “Female Cosplayer Battles Body Shaming”

Batch Cocktails for Your Next Picnic

Becka Wall – @beckawall

Huzzah! It’s springtime! That means it’s time for sundresses, bike rides and picnics. And what’s a picnic without a cool, refreshing cocktail to share amongst friends? Here are a few of my favorite recipes you can make in a batch, throw in a pitcher and put in your cooler to bring. Continue reading “Batch Cocktails for Your Next Picnic”

The Powerpuff Girls Taught Me How to Be a Feminist

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