Smart Girl Stories

In Living Color: Orange Girl’s Art Of Illuminating Breast Cancer

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” Cesar A. Cruz Ermira Murati, or as everyone knows her by her name, the Orange Girl, is a 23-year-old modern artist from Kosovo with a...

Set The Bar A Little Higher

As we navigate through life, we all have a unique and important role to play in shaping the world and leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. Today, I am proud to recognize the incredible efforts and...

Celebrating Marsha P. Johnson: A Trailblazer and Advocate for LGBTQ+ Rights

In today’s world, we often take for granted the rights and freedoms that we have, especially when it comes to the LGBTQ+ community. But it wasn’t always like that. There were many pioneers who...



This category celebrates the rich tapestry of identities within the LGBTQ+ community and amplifies women’s voices who have fought for equality and representation. Explore the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement, from the Stonewall riots to the ongoing fight for marriage equality. Learn about the contributions of iconic figures like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, who were at the forefront of the LGBTQ+ rights movement. Discover the work of contemporary LGBTQ+ activists like Laverne Cox, a transgender actress who advocates for LGBTQ+ visibility, and Janet Mock, a writer and activist who champions the voices of transgender women of color.