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Clover newsletter editors don't talk down to teen girls

How to flirt, what to wear and who to crush on. The founders of the feminist Clover newsletter think teenage girls deserve better.
How to be a better flirt, who to idolize, and how to stay on trend. The editors of Clover newsletter think teenage girls deserve better. (Clover)

There's no shortage of magazines telling girls how to flirt, what to wear and who to crush on.ย But the editors of Clover newsletter thinkย teenage girls deserve betterย โ€” and they should know.

Casey Lewis, former senior online editor at Teen Vogue, andย Lizaย Darwin, onceย senior editor at Nylon,ย got tired of the fluff routinely served up to girls.ย So the pair quit their jobsย to launchย Clover, aย feminist newsletter that filters for substance and relevance to young women.

Today they join Shad to discuss their project, its underpinnings, and the growing community of girls looking forย an antidote to clickbait culture.ย 

"The internet has an 'emptiness' that's especially harmful for teenage girls," says Lewis. "We thought, there's gotย to be a better way."ย 

WEB EXTRA | Want to read some of Clover's newsletters? Sign up here or browse their full catalogue, thus far, below.ย ย 

02/19/2016ย ๐Ÿ“บ Your Weekend in Two Words: Tracy Flick ๐Ÿ™‹
02/18/2016ย  ๐Ÿ‘ How Social Media Sways Your Opinion ๐Ÿ‘Ž
02/17/2016ย ๐Ÿ‘— How to Break into Fashion ๐Ÿ‘›
02/16/2016ย Meet Your New Fave Feminist Icon (Not Who You Think) ๐Ÿ‘‘
02/15/2016ย ๐Ÿ‘ด On Trump, Scalia, and Other Powerful White Men in Politics
02/12/2016ย  โค๏ธ Why Being Single Is Secretly the Best ๐Ÿ’”
02/11/2016ย Judy Blume Books That'll Change Your Life All Over Again ๐Ÿ“š
02/10/2016ย Who Let the Underdogs Out? ๐Ÿถ
02/09/2016ย ๐Ÿ™†Why You Should Always Embrace Your Inner Weirdo ๐Ÿ’
02/08/2016ย ๐Ÿ‘‘ Queen Bey Is the Real MVP ๐Ÿˆ
02/05/2016ย One Teen Explains How She Found Feminism ๐Ÿ’•
02/04/2016ย Science Explains Why Dudes Are So Annoying ๐Ÿ’
02/03/2016ย ๐Ÿ‘  Why It's OK to Quit Your Dream Job ๐Ÿ’ฐ
02/02/2016ย Zika and Trump Are Equally Untouchable ๐Ÿšซ
02/01/2016ย ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Happy Clover Launch Day!ย  ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

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