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Good News about ivoh Fellow Ally Karsyn

April 19, 2018 |

 

 

 

Congratulations! Ally Karsyn is one of our Restorative Narrative Fellows and the founder of Ode, a live community storytelling series in Sioux City, Iowa. This month Ally received the Iowa State University Greenlee School and Kappa Tau Alpha Diversity and Inclusion Award, presented … Read More

How Allison Cole explores gender, sexuality, and consent through games

February 27, 2017 |

“She Said She Said” player.  Photo by Mattias Graham. 

 

By Natalie Coleman

Natalie Coleman is a writer based in Cincinnati and New York. She is attending NYU’s Literary Reportage graduate program in the class of 2018. You can find her on … Read More

5 inspirational quotes in line with the Women’s March

January 20, 2017 |

 

Recently on ivoh.org we’ve published stories about remarkable women who create art, games, music, poetry, theatre and narratives that challenge boundaries and empower people to create positive change in their communities.

This inauguration day, these stories seem more relevant than ever.

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Women Sports Film Festival celebrates the stories of female athletes

September 26, 2016 |

“The Will to Fly,” directed by Katie Bender and Leo Baker. All images courtesy of Women Sports Film Festival. 

 

By Kara Newhouse

Kara is an education reporter for Lancaster Online, a creator of the Faces of Mental Health Recovery project, and a 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You can … Read More

Highlights from Christa Hillstrom’s keynote speech at the Society for Features Journalism Conference

August 15, 2016 |

Last week ivoh 2016 Restorative Narrative fellow Christa Hillstrom delivered a keynote speech about Restorative Narrative as part of the Society for Features Journalism Conference. The annual conference, which took place at the University of Texas at Austin, featured a wide variety of sessions for … Read More

How writers can help remove labels that overshadow trauma of sexual abuse

May 11, 2016 |

 

In “The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor,’” published earlier this month in the New York Times Magazine, writer and literary critic Parul Sehgal traces the rhetoric used for people who experience sexual abuse.

The essay offers up some valuable … Read More

The Mash-Up Americans explores intersection of race, culture & identity from the frontline of multicultural America

May 4, 2016 |

Amy S. Choi and Rebecca Lehrer, creators of The Mash-Up Americans. Photo courtesy of Choi and Lehrer.

 

 

 

Amy S. Choi and Rebecca Lehrer wanted to create an online space for people who live between multiple cultures, feel … Read More

Art of the burqa: exploring the many narratives of the women under the veil

April 18, 2016 |

“My Motherland Beach” by Hangama Amiri. All photos courtesy of OF NOTE Magazine.

 

 By Celeste Hamilton Dennis

 

Celeste is an editor at OF NOTE Magazine and freelance writer living in Portland, Oregon. When she’s not working on her book of … Read More

How the ‘Stuff Mom Never Told You’ podcast empowers women to advocate for themselves and others

April 12, 2016 |

“Stuff Mom Never Told You podcast“ co-hosts Caroline Ervin and Cristen Conger. All photos courtesy of Ervin and Conger. 

 

By Kara Newhouse

Kara is an education reporter for Lancaster Online, a creator of the Faces of Mental Health Recovery project, and a 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You can … Read More

Doll Hospital, an art and literature journal on mental health, creates dialogue across a diverse community

February 1, 2016 |

Cover artwork from the first issue of Doll Hospital by and courtesy of Valerie Choi. 

 

 

By Julie Kliegman

Julie is the weekend editor for TheWeek.com and … Read More