Shannon Day

Shannon Day

Bio

Shannon Day is co-author of Martinis & Motherhood: Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?! (a funny and heartwarming book & martini guide for moms).  She is a freelance writer and blogger whose words and wit can be found at several online sites, including her own: Martinis & Motherhood.  Get in touch with Shannon via Facebook or Twitter. 

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Lovers & Fighters In America: Meet The Nonnas Of The World

Enoteca Maria is truly a place where cultures are celebrated through cuisine. And a recent project, launched by the restaurant, takes this celebration to another level by offering non-chefs an opportunity to learn from the restaurant’s nonnas.

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They were strong in the face of discrimination and because of that, positive change happened. Because of Joe and Kristie, the Boy Scouts of America stepped up and realized it’s 2017.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Honoring America's First Transgender Boy Scout

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a monthly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. Today, Ravishly features Kristie Maldonado and her son, Joe.

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“If even one person was affected and my story makes them feel like they can finally be free, then that’s all I can ask for.” - Kahla Grams

Lovers & Fighters In America: Celebrating Love Without Shame

“I was compelled to come out on social media because I felt it was time that I wasn’t hiding who I was. It was more so coming out to say I was in a relationship; it just happened to be with a woman this time. She’s the best thing to ever happen to me so I figured I should show her off.”

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“It has been this administration’s rhetoric, attitudes and policy goals around immigration that have become one of my lines in the sand.” – Cindy Weil, Founder of Enactivist

Cindy Weil Of The Immigrant Yarn Project Is Uniting Americans One Stitch At A Time

From pussy hat yarn to activist-art, meet the person who's uniting Americans one knitting stitch at a time. This is Cindy Weil!

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A middle schooler's act of defiance has called into question the purpose of their dress code.

Lovers & Fighters In America: 6th Grader Molly Neuner Shares Why She Challenged Her School's Sexist Dress Code

The following day, instead of adhering to the dress code, Molly decided to take a stand against it. She wore another sleeveless top to school and this time she wrote a powerful message on her arm: #IAmNotADistraction. Twenty other girls at the school wore tank tops that day too to show their solidarity.

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A Hawaiian couple surprised her grandparents with a new home.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Hawaiian Couple Gifts A House To Grandparents To Honor Their Love

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking

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Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking

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Becky Morales offers multicultural lessons online at KidWorldCitizen.org

Lovers & Fighters In America: Bringing Multicultural Lessons To Rural Communities

The Lovers & Fighters of America is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stan

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A dinner at Red Lobster meant the world to a vulnerable young woman and her family. (Image Credit: Anthony22 via Wikimedia Commons)

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Impact Of Acceptance At A Powerful Dinner Out

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring

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