Principal Blacks Out 13-Year-Old’s “Feminist” T-shirt In School Photo For Being “Offensive”

“Sophie was not violating dress code, she was not inappropriately dressed. Being a feminist is not a bad thing. She should be allowed to express herself.”


146 Years Ago Today These Extraordinary Women Spoke Up For Animals When No One Else Would

“Animals have certain rights, as inalienable as those of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” – Caroline Earle White


This Is What Responses To Backhanded Compliments Look Like

“Usually when someone gives you a backhanded compliment, you feel offended but also powerless to protest. The drawings I made were a way for me to feel I was rejecting the insults I never responded to at the time.”


New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?

Whether delivered with humor or not, are women really better for an ad that, once again, plays off insecurities as a mechanism to motivate?

New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?


Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


An Ode To Jonathan Crombie: The Man Who Stole Our Hearts As Gilbert Blythe

Call me a sentimental fool, but when my best friend sent me a text saying that Gilbert Blythe had died, I fell into the depths of despair. Jonathan Crombie was the actor who worked his way into millions of women’s hearts by pursuing Megan Follows as Anne Shirley in the ... [Read More]


Jessica Kane Wants You To Know Why She Isn’t “Brave” For Wearing A Swimsuit

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Entrepreneur and fashion blogger Jessica Kane took to Facebook and Instagram to share this image and an important message, reminding women that wearing a swimsuit on the beach shouldn't be seen as an "act of bravery." ... [Read More]

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Dynamic Duo Aims To Make History Running As U of M’s First All-Woman Ticket For Student Body President And Vice President

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By Claire Breitenstein - One day in fourth grade I was working on a “What I want to be when I grow up” worksheet, and I drew myself as the President of the United States. Two boys walked up and asked me “Why did you do that?” They continued, "That's a boy job." So 9-year-old ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Easily Turn A Boring Windowsill Into A Beautiful Focal Point With Tile

Happy Fix-It Friday friends! Today, I'm excited to share a simple and lovely tile project I recently did on my own kitchen windowsill. While most tile jobs require special tools for cutting tile, I’ve tweaked this project so that any inspired individual can turn boring into beautiful! Because a windowsill pretty much lives on its own, ... [Read More]

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To Workout In The 1940s

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To “Battle The Bulges” In The 1940s

April 16, 2015 by

"Girls... it seems that after you've helped to win the war, you'll still have another battle on your hands, legs, and things... the battle of the bulges." We're not sure what part of this 1940s film clip is more hilarious: the voice over dude's cadence, the copy he's reading, the heels the robotically smiling girls are doing their "WOMANeuvers" in, ... [Read More]

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

April 16, 2015 by

Whoa! The first 30-second teaser trailer of the film SUFFRAGETTE has just been released, and by the looks of it we are in for a treat. The film is about the British women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, and not only does it boast an all-star cast including Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep, the film has also been directed (Sarah Gavron) and written (Abi Morgan) by ... [Read More]

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

April 15, 2015 by

98-year-old Evelyn is a friend to her neighbor Joyce, and believes we should all contribute to society no matter your age. When the retirement community where the women live suddenly discontinued its bus service to the local grocery store for residents, Joyce was forced to think about the possibility that she may have to move away. ... [Read More]


How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman? Meet Dr. May Edward Chinn

April 15, 2015 by

In this episode of “How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman?”, we introduce you to Dr. May Edward Chinn, an extraordinary woman who, in addition to achieving several medical firsts, was instrumental in the development of the PAP smear in the early 1930s. Born April 15, 1896, today would have been her ... [Read More]