Marriage Benefits Available to Same-Sex Couples

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that she had pushed the Justice Department to grant same-sex married couples federal benefits when the June 26th ruling occurred but it would take a few weeks for the work to be finalized. The Obama Administration granted same-sex couples marriage benefits but only to the couples that lived in states where same-sex marriage was not prohibited. As of yesterday, the federal government granted access to Social Security and Veterans benefits for all same-sex marriages. Lynch stated that the Justice Department, “will continue to work across…

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White People: A New MTV Documentary

White People, MTV’s newest documentary directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Vargas is set to premiere on July 22nd. After reading several articles on the documentary one can’t help but question why MTV and Vargas would produce such an idea. The documentary follows five white millennials as they explore the idea of white privilege, white history, and white frustration.  Sites such as Infowars.com and Entertainment Weekly warn viewers of how uncomfortable the trailer can make one feel. After watching the trailer myself and doing research on the documentary, I have to agree. Below is the…

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Young women all across the United States are entering the workforce with high ambitions about their professional endeavors in the real world. Some of you may be entering an office atmosphere, a lab, a hospital, or in my case a cubicle for blogging and endless sites for shooting segments. Whether your boss or supervisor is female or male, sexual harassment in the workplace is a very real issue. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Commission sexual harassment can include, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical…

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July Dos & Don’ts

With summer in full swing you still have plenty of time to accomplish what you want this summer! With June over and August approaching sooner then you would like, now is the time to plan your July experiences before school has to start becoming a real thought. Here are just a few July suggestions: Do work the extra shift. You will need that money after the summer months! Don’t pass up a day or night at the lake. Do plan something you wouldn’t normally plan with your friends! Don’t forget to put on that…

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Cavaliers vs. Warriors: 4 Reasons Why Women Should be Excited for the Final Series

Tonight millions of fans and spectators will tune into watch the first NBA Final Series game at 9 p.m. eastern time for the tip-off between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Whether you enjoy watching sports or not, the NBA Finals are a world-wide phenomenon that you should highly consider being a part of. Here are the top four reasons why women should be excited for the 2015 NBA Finals. 1. The Studs Regardless of what team you are cheering for or if you even care for the sport,…

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3 Steps for the Young Entrepreneur

In today’s world being your own boss seems to be at the top of everyone’s radar, but is it right for you? Often times people can talk the talk but cannot walk the walk in regards to starting a business or being your own boss. For the young entrepreneurs out there, this post is for you. When thinking about your future what do you see? Knowing or learning what you want comes in three simple steps, such as, writing your goals down, knowing where you stand currently, and visualizing where…

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Earth Day!

Earth Day was created in 1970 which was 45 years ago! By the American Senator Gaylord Nelson to make people aware of how important it is to keep our mother earth clean and healthy. On that day people made promises that they would help keep earth clean by helping the environment stay in shape and making positive changes to their community. There are plenty of things to do on this beautiful day to show that you love our mother earth and that you care for it. Today you can help…

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