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

Febin Bellamy is the founder of Unsung Heroes.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Students Honor the Unsung Heroes of University Campuses Across the US

Founded in April of 2016, by Georgetown University student Febin Bellamy, Unsung Heroes is a growing student-lead movement. With the use of social media, and a strong focus on human connection, Unsung Heroes aims to bring recognition and appreciation to behind-the-scenes employees (like the janitors, bus drivers, and kitchen staff) who work around the clock to make the university campus a safe, healthy, and fully functional environment for students to study and socialize.

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Dominic Le Fort, Founder of California-based QEDU, aims to be the adult he needed when he was growing up.

QEDU Educates California Schools & Communities To Support LGBTQ Youth

Dominic’s own childhood experiences inspired him to start up QEDU, a California non-profit that educates and builds awareness of the LGBTQ community.

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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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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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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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City Stay lets people from different cultures connect, without having to travel out of state. (Image Credit: www.groupmumma.com)

Lovers & Fighters In America: City Stay Connects Diverse Students & Families In Minnesota

‘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.

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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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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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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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