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"Stop Telling Women to Smile" is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh that started in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012. It is an ongoing, traveling series that will gradually include many cities and many women. The art show is in Oakland, Calif., throughout March in the Betti Ono gallery, and the activities in LA are sponsored by WAM! (Women, Action & the Media). To find out more about the project and how you can get involved with it, have a look at the website. Thanks to Upworthy friend Wyatt for sending this over. The thumbnail is by Thomas Leuthard is used under Creative Commons License — the original can be found here.

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