Young Voices

You Want To Pay Me Less? ‘You Can Kiss My Bottom Line’ – VIDEO

You Want To Pay Me Less? ‘You Can Kiss My Bottom Line’ – VIDEO

Voting rights activist Madison Kimrey delivered another powerful speech at a Moral Mondays Women’s Rights gathering in North Carolina yesterday. Kimrey pulled no punches – and that’s what we love about her – when she suggested that any employer who wants to pay her less than a man for the same work, can kiss her bottom […]

Another Mommy Blogger Shamed Teen Girls – I Literally Can’t Even

Another Mommy Blogger Shamed Teen Girls – I Literally Can’t Even

A friend of mine sent me a blog post yesterday that was written by the mom of an alleged “hot” middle school boy in reaction to middle school girls finding him physically attractive and flirting with him at the pool. The young girls she’s talking about deserve better than the shaming, patriarchal load of crap […]

Despite The Obvious, 73% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

Despite The Obvious, 73% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

It’s not uncommon for me to break out into some T Swizzle on my guitar. So when I saw that Taylor Swift had talked about feminism in her interview with Maxim for making the top of their Hot 100 list, I jammed to “Style” just a little harder. Part of what Taylor said in her […]

What I’ll Tell My Friend If She Finds Herself Pregnant

What I’ll Tell My Friend If She Finds Herself Pregnant

In case anyone is curious, I’m 13-years-old and chances are, despite contraception being available, I’ll eventually have a friend who gets pregnant unintentionally. I know some teen moms and women who became moms when they were teens but I’ve never gone through the experience of a friend finding out she was pregnant. When that does […]

Madison Kimrey: ‘We Are The Future Of The Nation. Let’s Act Like It.’ – VIDEO

Madison Kimrey: ‘We Are The Future Of The Nation. Let’s Act Like It.’ – VIDEO

Madison Kimrey, one of the nation’s youngest political activists, delivered this speech on Martin Luther King as a part of the 10th annual “Blessed are the Peacemakers” program in Freeland, Washington. South Whidbey Record reports that “Kimrey, age 13, rose to prominence when she articulated a passionate refute of North Carolina state governor Pat McCrory’s […]