.YES. We *need* strong-girl and strong-women characters. We need them to counter all the victim culture in our society, all the messages that we should be weak. We need them as validation of our strong selves, inspiration, encouragement. I write strong-girl characters, and I always will. -YA #author Cheryl Rainfield
Meet 5 Women Who Took Advantage Of A Law We Should All Know More About - Many people have heard of the federal law Title IX being used to prevent sex discrimination in school sports, but who knew it could be applied more broadly as well? I sure didn't! And has anyone even heard of the Clery Act? I hadn't! Check out some of the fantastic ways students are using Title IX and the Clery Act below.