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Virginia Fights Back Against TRAP Laws

The War on Women has been fought over the past year or more in most of the country.  With Virginia’s off year elections comes the opportunity for the state to come out in front on issues.  So it should not have been a surprise when Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli began rolling […]

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Yogic Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients

Yoga has some amazing benefits.  One that is recently catching on is what it can do for those living with breast cancer.  Last week Yoga on the Steps came to DC, the first city to see its expansion from Philadelphia.  A one hour, outdoor yoga class, Yoga on the Steps is meant to encourage breast […]

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The Plan to Eventually Love My Body

I don’t know how they do it.  Women who shout from the rooftops how much they love themselves and their bodies – celebrating their awesome “shero” female power!  I think they are either the most enlightened and strong and amazing women EVER, or else they are practicing positive affirmation – telling themselves something in the […]

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The Month of Competing Priorities for Women

We at Fem2.0 have been focused on Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  While we will continue that focus, and we feel strongly about the ability of communities to take action and change the future of violence against women, we would be remiss to ignore the fact that October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While I […]

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The Ultimate Preventative Medication

I started taking birth control pills five years before I actually had sex. No, my parents were not worried I would become a teenage mom. 16 and Pregnant wasn’t even a shadow of a dream then. My birth control prescription was mandated by the government. At the time, I was on a medication that included […]

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The Antidote for Summer Fat Panic

As summer approaches, women’s magazines start the relentless "get ready for bikini season" drum beat, and millions of women succumb to fat panic. The usual response – a new diet – is actually the worst possible response. Diets don’t work, and leave you more miserable than ever. But there’s another way that does work. Beauty: […]

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