Tag Archives: Women

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) 2019 is Sunday, March 10. This year marks the 14th annual observation. The event is spearheaded by the Office on Women’s Health, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. #DYK? All women are at risk for #HIV ????????‍????????????‍????????????????????‍♀️????????‍????????????, but some are more at… Read More »

“I Hope One Day We’ll no Longer Need a Day to Define Women” Says Kayla Harrison, 2X Olympic Judo Gold Medalist

Kayla Harrison is 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and Professional Fighters League Lightweight star MMA fightwho rose against all odds to achieve her dreams. She defended her Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After retiring from Judo, Kayla created the Fearless Foundation to shine a light on the darkness that is child sexual abuse and… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »