Most of us spend a lot of time thinking about what we want to be when we grow up. But one teen, Bronx born, South Jersey raised Brittneyann Accetta is already well on her way. Acting and singing since she was a child, Brittneyann found her passion early on and makes time for it in …
A world without sexual harassment…nice thought, right? But in this world, sexual Harassment is still a problem. And Girls for Gender Equity is working to find solutions. What is Girls for Gender Equity? GGE works in the community to improve the lives of women and girls. We work with youth organizers to mobilize the community …
“People tel me ‘it’s life!’ And that’s how it’s always going to be. But I disagree! I disagree! I don’t need someone harassing me” ~ Shurayer I don’t remember the first time I was sexually harassed on the street, or if I even knew what it was called at the time. The last time? Details …
What’s the worst thing you’ve been called? And how did that affect you? In our first issue, we talked about it.Our two cover girls have heard it all. Khalya (left) got pregnant when she was 14 and Lauren (right) was in an abusive relationship. In the magazine, they share their stories and how they were able to get through it.
Also in this issue:
What’s life like living with HIV/AIDS? Activist Hydea Broadbent shares her story.
How do you start your own business with teens in mind? Card designer Chauncey Holloman gives tips on not giving up.
Are there any female rappers worth listening to? “P Star” takes us into the studio and behind the scenes.
Can you make a career out of doing what you love? Poet Lo Anderson is on a mission to find out.
What’s it like being a homegirl in Hollywood? Actress Gabourey Sidibe shares her story.
What do you do when love hurts…literally? Hear real stories from girls who lived (and survived it!) and where you can get help.
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