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Inspiring Story of The Day: 10-Yr-Old Petitions For A Disabled Doll

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American Girl Dolls is a popular line of 18-inch dolls with accompanying books, clothes and accessories. First released in 1986, the dolls and their stories were originally intended to focus on variou

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“Being Born As A Girl Is Worthless”

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Among the number of privileges we often take for granted is a skill you’re using this very moment: literacy. For those of us who are lucky enough to have an education, we often overlook how much

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Men Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine In This Powerful Indian Ad

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Many women have experienced the uncomfortable leer of a male stranger. Many of us have had to endure as a stranger inspects our body from top to bottom and we force ourselves not to think about what h

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Japan Introduces Term “Marshmallow Girls” To Combat Fat-Shaming

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It’s no secret that the pressure to be thin is one faced by many woman. A simple flip through your average Vogue is enough to get the point across: society tells us skinny is pretty and fat is

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Why China’s “Hot Mom” Photo Competition Makes Some People Uncomfortable

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A competition was recently held by Chinese social media site Sina Weibo. Their mission? To find China’s hottest mom. While American Pie has made the idea of a MILF (you can look that term up if

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A Closer Look at The VIRAL ASIAN STORIES of 2013

by Ethel Navales
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While it is true that Asian Americans don’t receive enough time to shine on mainstream media, we are far from silent. In fact, there were quite a number of Asian stories that went viral this yea

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AUDREY’S WOMEN OF INFLUENCE | Komal Ahmad, CEO of Feeding Forward

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Story by Ada Tseng. Photo by Deborah Nagai-Cromer. Like many children of immigrants who have worked hard to provide for their families, Komal Ahmad remembers being taught not to waste food at her dail

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Something to Be Thankful For: Gap’s Anti-Racism Stand in Support of Waris Ahluwalia

by Anna Park
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With all the racist crap we seem to be bombarded with in popular culture lately (we’re talking to you, Katy Perry), here’s something that gave us hope. It all started with Gap’s holi

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Undocumented Student Heckles Obama About Immigration, President Responds

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Story by James S. Kim.  A Korean American activist for immigration reform interrupted President Barack Obama during a speech at the Betty Ong Center in San Francisco on Monday. Ju Hong, 24, has been

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Heartwarming Story of the Day: Six-Year Old Donates Piggybank Savings for Haiyan Relief

by Kristine Ortiz
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With his mother in tow, six-year old Shoichi Kondoh headed over to the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo with a determined mind and an open heart.  In an act of great generosity, he was there to personall

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