LOCAL WOMEN

WONDER GIRLS

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By Emma Whitford ELIZABETH MEDINA AND HER MOTHER Deb Kusmec have embraced feminism and femininity all their lives, but when Medina was pregnant with…

DON’T SWEAT IT

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By Elle Duncombe-Mills NEARLY EVERY ATHLETIC WOMAN knows the problem: Your makeup looks fab right after you apply it, but a high-intensity workout leaves…

NATURE’S BREW

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By Candice Wagener Photographed by Josh Witzel PLAYFULLY COMBINING THEIR NAMES to form their label, Vanessa Tortolano and Alla Shapiro started NessAlla craft kombucha…

GIGGLE FEST

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By Rachel Werner CAPTURING AN audience’s attention is second nature to Dina Martinez. The once choir boy turned drag queen and now stand-up comedian…

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RUN, WOMEN, RUN

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 By Lisa Bauer Women weren’t elected to Wisconsin’s state house until 1925 when three were elected “assemblymen” – the title was changed to “representative”…