ELLE Australia Puts Breastfeeding In The Spotlight On June Cover… Subscriber Issues Only

“It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.”


A Sneak Peek At The New Illustrated Edition Of Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”

“Beloved,” which was first released in 1987, has inspired a new beautifully illustrated edition featuring nine powerful images.


MANSPLAIN: The Magazine For Women, Written By Men

“It’s just a quick satire of ridiculous misogyny that I threw together in minutes.”


Vintage Purses For 21st Century Feminists

“…the use of purses from the mid-twentieth century calls back to that critical era and reminds us how much has changed and, more importantly, how much has not.”


Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Artist Paddles Out To Hidden Concrete Canvases, Paints Stunning Female Portraits

May 26, 2015 by

Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro, who goes by the name Hula, is bringing a new (water’s) edge to the concept of street art with a series of stunning female portraits that he created while afloat, balancing on his surfboard. Hula painted four large-scale, hyper-realistic portraits of women on the walls of buildings and abandoned ... [Read More]

Sam Maggs’ First Book Offers Fun, Feminist Take On Male-Dominated World of Geekdom

Sam Maggs’ First Book Offers Fun, Feminist Take On Male-Dominated World of Geekdom

May 26, 2015 by

"I'm a Fangirl, a feminist, and a force to be reckoned with." Meet Sam Maggs. She's the associate editor for The Mary Sue (a site we love), host of the Cineplex Pre-Show, and "someone who frequently cries over video games." She's also the author of the newly released The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy, a.k.a. the ultimate ... [Read More]

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Today’s Google Doodle Salute To Sally Ride Is Spectacular

May 26, 2015 by

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space, serving as a crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. The female physicist, who was 32 at the time of her mission, not only broke down barriers, but she pushed the limits of possibility for women and girls. ... [Read More]


For The Forgotten Women Who Selflessly And Bravely Served Our Country

May 25, 2015 by

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day has its origins in the observances of organized women's groups who would come together and use flowers to decorate the graves of loved ones who died in the Civil War. And historically, from the American Revolutionary War to the present, women have always volunteered in defense of our country and served in ... [Read More]

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Moina Michael: The Woman Behind The Memorial Poppy To Honor Fallen Soldiers

May 25, 2015 by

We cherish too, the Poppy red That grows on fields where valor led, It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies. - Moina Michael, 1915 Woman You Should Know Moina Michael was a U.S. professor and humanitarian. Inspired by “In Flander’s Fields,” a poem written by John McCrae in 1915 during World War I that refers to the red poppies which ... [Read More]

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It’s “Don’t Fry Day”… Be Sure To Slip, Slop, Slap, and Wrap When You’re Outdoors

May 22, 2015 by

FACT 1: Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. To encourage sun safety awareness and help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day ... [Read More]

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Elbows to Ankles: One Woman Speaks Out On The Policing Of Girls’ Bodies By Educators

May 22, 2015 by

By Melissa Atkins Wardy - I’ve been speaking with the mom of a high school girl who was told at school this morning that her dress to her knees, cardigan to her elbows, and leggings underneath were inappropriate for school. The only skin this girl was showing was her forearms and hands. A school official told her boys were being ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Low Water Pressure Faucet? Here’s An Easy Fix To Get The Flow Going

Is the flow at your faucet so low it takes 10 minutes to rinse one dish? The lack of pressurized flow is almost always due to a clogged aerator. The aerator is a small device at the tip of your faucet. It contains a screen(s) in it that does two things—filters out particles and creates a smooth neat flow of water (so it doesn’t chugalug ... [Read More]