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to us by contributors. We will organize GrrlSmarts! by the month.
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into Drums by
Katie Conner Linda Pitmon
is a woman drummer for a rock and roll band. Read about how she began
by banging and pots and pans and how she maintains her current professional
Outside the Box by
Journey to Nepal and discover a world of monasteries, children and ancient
Look at Women Comic Superheroes by
Jean Bourg A
feminist look at at the superheroines who pal around(sometimes) with
Terrorists Hit Home by
Teen Voices Teens
recall September 11.
& Think by
Bonkworld A powerful multimedia
reflection on the Sept 11 attack using photos and the words of WWII
veteran Howard Zinn. Make sure you have your Flash plugin and your sound
a Turning Point for Teens by
the Associated Press
Teenagers react to the September 11 tragedy.
Response to the Horror by
Alison Amoroso The
editor of Teen Voices gives her viewpoint on the violence and hate that
led to the attack.
Hills High School NOW Fights Back! by
A high school principal bans the high school NOW (National Organization
for Women) chapter for being too "political". He soon gets a strong
dose of feminist politics that causes him to have a major attitude adjustment.
Rubin: Astronomer Vera
was a star struck girl of 12 as she gazed out the window at the night
sky. Today she is a respected astronomer still enraptured by the wonders
of the universe. Find out about what it takes to be scientist and follow
Still confused about one of the most confusing elections
in US History? This Teen Voices article should help you puzzle it all
I Rock Climb by Susan Fox Rogers Susan
began rock climbing when she was 15. If you've ever wanted to move up
in the world, Susan can show you how its done.
Seeks Answers on LGBT Youth: by
Brye Butler Researcher Stephan Russel of UC-Davis wants to know
why gay and lesbian kids have to endure harassment and even violence.
Armed with $300,000 in grant money,he plans to get some answers.
Problem with Chopsticks by
Ellen was in Japan feeling like a total klutz with chopsticks, but having
a great time as the "goofy foreigner". Read about one American
girl's experience abroad.
2001 Music Picks by
radio has the reputation of being on the cutting edge of music. See
how far out today's college radio DJ's are willing to go.
Girls tell you what the best summer reading really is. Better hurry
and read their selections though, summer's almost over.
July 2001 GrrlSmarts
portrait of Tiffany Schlain, the digital diva behind the Webby Awards.
Think of the Webby Awards as the Oscars of the Internet.
and Shootin' by
Elda is a 12 year old resident of Tanzania who belongs to Roots and
Shoots, an environmental group for kids around the world. Read what
she is doing to help save the earth and how you can be part of it.
for Youth Praises Surgeon Generals Call to Action by
A DC. based youth group takes a close look at the Surgeon-General's
recent report on sexuality. They like what they see.
A bi-sexual Australian teen talks about her coming out to her best friend
at age 15.
our GrrlSmarts Archive for the
2000-June 2001 Articles
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