The Feminine Collective: Raw and Unfiltered Book Launch

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Feminine Collective: Raw & Unfiltered, Vol 1.
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Rachel Hunter with Feminine Collective Founders Julie Anderson & Marla Carlton. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Rachel Hunter with Feminine Collective Founders Julie Anderson & Marla Carlton. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

By: Christy Oldham @demigoddesspictures

January 28, 2015, West Hollywood – Feminists throughout history have one thing in common-they continue to speak truth in spite of its, um…inconvenience.  Julie Anderson and Marla J. Carton are no exceptions.  These brilliant ladies are the founders of Feminine Collective, a nonprofit corporation that showcases the personal and often raw and unfiltered stories of real women in an effort to ultimately empower females and raise awareness on issues that plague women.

Julie Anderson and Marla Carlton. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Julie Anderson and Marla Carlton. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

“I was always on the lookout for a meaningfulway to understand my sense of self and my relationship with others and exchanging personal stories rejuvenated me. I decided to create a community for women, a place where they could share their stories…” said founder Julie Anderson.

B. Janine Morison, Sally Struthers and Julie Anderson. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

B. Janine Morison, Sally Struthers and Julie Anderson. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Feminine Collective, Raw and Unfiltered Vol. 1, has now been launched as a collection of nonfiction essays and poems about the interpersonal relationships of women. Supermodel Rachel Hunter contributed a poignant forward to the book which represents diverse voices, most of whom were unpublished before Feminine Collective, and who share their candid stories regarding the complex female condition, especially the expedition through arduous relationships with themselves and others.

“When Julie approached me with her idea to create a space for women”, said co-founder Marla Carlton, “Feminine Collective immediately touched a nerve, because I knew with a little emotional support and acceptance, women can accomplish great things”.

Cheryl Tiegs. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Cheryl Tiegs. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

 

These carefully selected works, humorous and at times self deprecating,  were first published on FeminineCollective.com from 2014-2015 and are now available in paperback on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and ibooks; 50% of all book proceeds benefit the Women’s Center of Los Angeles. From Roadblocks and Lip Gloss by writer Erin K. Righetti to Crazy Stupid Love by writer Jessica Abrams, Feminine Collective, Raw and Unfiltered Vol. 1, is a compelling collection of passionate stories that all mature readers can relate to and be inspired by.    

Julie Ormond. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Julie Ormond. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anne-Marie Johnson. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Anne-Marie Johnson. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filmmaker Christy Oldham and Rachel Hunter. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

Filmmaker Christy Oldham and Rachel Hunter. ©Clinton H.Wallace/DemigoddessChronicle/Photomundo International, all rights reserved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feminine Collective: Raw & Unfiltered, Vol 1.

Feminine Collective: Raw & Unfiltered, Vol 1.

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About christy oldham
Christy Oldham is an acclaimed multi-hyphenate- a director, screenwriter, producer and actress. Her headlining credit includes the feature film "Barracuda" (Released in 2014 by Maverick Entertainment Group) which earned her critical filmmaker acclaim including 3 Best Picture awards at multiple U.S. film festivals. In 2012, she founded the film production company Demi Goddess Pictures and its subsidiary media arm Demi Goddess Chronicle- with both companies creating content that champions woman empowerment. She is also a published author and entrepreneur. In 2006, she opened the Los Angeles pet care business Healthy Dogs Pet Sitting Service- a company that provides a number of services to some of Hollywood’s biggest names. She penned and self-published the book "Christy Oldham’s Manual to a Happy & Healthy Dog" and donates on-going proceeds from book sales to various animal rights groups and charity’s. Additionally, she is the author of the fictional literary foray "Finley & The Emerald Volcano: The Search for the Missing Cauldron" (volume one in a series) that she also self-published and adapted into screenplay. "Finley" is currently in development as a movie. In 2016, she directed 3 episodes of "Vape Warz", a post-apocalyptic web series (season one) that she also wrote and produced, and that has guest appearances by pop icons Ron Jeremy and Jeff "The Dude" Dowd aka The Big Lebowski. "Vape Warz" is now streaming in Japan, Germany, UK and USA on AMAZON Video Direct with season two in development. Christy lives in Los Angeles.

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