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. 

Shannon Day Articles

Dalton Lamert and Alex Radelich have been spreading kindness across the U.S. since 2012. (Photo Credit: @ExploreKindness Facebook)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Exploring Kindness & The U.S.A. In An RV

Not only are Alex Radelich and Dalton Lemert taking to the road with their mission to change the world one act of kindness at a time, but they are encouraging others to do the same, and suggest you lead your own Explore Kindness Trips.

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Stopping bullying, one pink shirt at a time. (Image Credit: Twitter/@pinkshirtday)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Pink-Shirted & Proud, Travis Price Started International Anti-Bullying Movement

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. This week for The Lovers & Fighters of America, we’re heading north of the border to find out more about who’s behind the Pink Shirt Day movement.

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A story of friendship.

How A Muslim Mom & A Christian Retired Teacher Found Friendship Amidst Bigotry

This story of two strangers at a park reminds us of the value in human kindness and friendship. Friendship amidst bigotry.

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Mental health advocacy, one resource at a time.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Radio Host & Daughter Offer Their Expertise To Those Suffering From Mental Illness

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

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Pastor Adam Phillips took a stand.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Portland Pastor Chooses LGBTQ Rights Over Evangelical Church

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

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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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For the past five years, “Humanit-HAIR-ian” Mark Bustos has been giving free haircuts to homeless people in NYC. PhotoCredit: @MarkBustos Instagram

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mark Bustos Gives Free Haircuts To The Homeless In NYC

Bustos first got the notion to offer haircuts to those in need in May of 2012 during a trip to his family’s home country, the Philippines. He was overwhelmed by the impact of the poverty there, and so rented a chair at a local barber shop for the day and offered free haircuts to children in the neighborhood.

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Yusra Rafeeqi wants to invite you for dinner through "Dine With A Muslim Family."

Lovers & Fighters In America: 'Dine With A Muslim Family'

By bringing people together to share food and conversation, the Rafeeqi family are creating opportunities for non-Muslims to expand their knowledge of the Muslim faith.

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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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“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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