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Cefiro Samaco

Associate, Content & Media Cefiro Samaco. Sef (They/He) is determined and tactful who will stop at nothing to accomplish their goals. An eccentric mind with a passion for adventure, aesthetics, and advocacy, he enjoys writing stories and making up worlds in their head. Known for their resourcefulness, compassion and approachability, they have a soft spot for children's cartoons, a weakness to caffeine, and a sweet tooth that can give your dentist a heart attack.

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The Ghost of Her: The Sacrifices of the Woman Who Will Never Be

Not Like Other Girls The Memory of Her Embracing My Journey Ahead Overview: Cefiro Samaco shares their experience as a transgender nonbinary person. The discovering of one's own identity may be scary, yet liberating. It is necessary to embrace your past identity, as it allowed you to become yourself. There's a certain beauty in womanhood that I know I'll never truly experience nor understand. This beauty is inherent in all women—regardless of who they may be or where they may …

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Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School Girl Power Talk

Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School

Living as a Queer Person Attend a Pride Event Read More Queer Literature Practice Makeup Know More About Gay Pop Culture and History Experience Healthy Romance as Freely as Heterosexuals Do Don't Feel Pressured to Come Out Don't Feel Bad Because of Religion Live a Normal Life (If That's What You Want) Overview Our society is gradually evolving to become more inclusive and accepting. Pride Events are not just fun, but special opportunities for celebrating LGBTQIA+ individuals. They serve as …

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Bringing Equality in Business: Manpriya and Navneet’s Story of Empowerment

Envisioning a Free World Inspiration to Start Caked Challenges of Being Entrepreneurs Hopes for the Future Overview Everybody deserves to feel free. LGBTQIA+ people deserve to be able to openly express themselves Women have as much capability to be leaders as men do. If not more. Our vision is to facilitate a world where women and LGBTQ+ people can be themselves. That is why we decided to start our own business, Caked India. We envisioned a business where we could …

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Putting the ‘Me’ and Social Media: A Lesbian Creator’s Experience – Prarthana

My Journey With Social Media My Inspirations and Passions Overcoming Barriers Advice to Youth Prarthana shares her story of accepting herself and spreading the love of inclusion through social media with Girl Power Talk. Could You Share a Little About Yourself, Your Passions, and Your Advocacies With Us? I’m Prarthana. I share my experiences as an Indian lesbian on internet platforms and social media. I make videos, write stuff down, and crack a lot of jokes about everything that feels …

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The Millennial Perspective on Gender-Fluid Organizations

The Millennial Perspective on Gender-Fluid Organizations

Understanding Gender Inclusive Organizations Evolving Preferences Among Millennials Increasing Representation Today Implementing Gender-Fluid Practices The gender and sexuality narrative around the globe is undergoing a massive transition. Today, more and more millennials are coming forward with a strong desire to be seen, heard, and appreciated for who they are. Identity and representation have taken on a more profound meaning. Though monumental, this shift is not sudden. With increasing awareness over the past few decades and numerous platforms available to voice …

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John Livesay: The Story of the Storyteller

About John Livesay Journey as an Entrepreneur Advice to Youth John Livesay shares with Girl Power Talk the story of how he cultivated the art of storytelling and public speaking.  I was born in 1958 and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. My parents were very focused on the value of education. My dad greatly valued friendships and my mom was a firm believer in “You can do anything you want to do if you just set your mind …

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Debunking Heteronormativity: Dr. Varuna Srinivasan – Educator, Sexologist and Gender Justice Activist

About Varuna Srinivasan Journey to Acceptance Overview Bisexual individuals are often considered “confused” which is not true. Sometimes in order to find yourself, you have to step outside of your comfort zone and explore all that's out there. Intersectionality allows us to include everyone in the conversation and helps each of us first accept and then celebrate who we are. It is difficult but important to take care of your mental health.  “I found happiness when I accepted myself.” I …

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