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Meet The Woman Behind The Official Women’s March Logo

January 12, 2017 by

By Nicole LaRue - Women are mobilizing to march on Washington this month. These women will demonstrate against the prevailing political rhetoric by marching alongside a million others who have been intimidated, threatened and marginalized. And I will be among them. I march as a woman defending human rights. ... [Read More]

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Maestro Of Trajectories: The Fascinating Tale Of Katherine Johnson’s Orbital Mathematics

January 12, 2017 by

Before NASA, there was NACA, an oddball collection of aeronautics nerds using black box data and wind tunnel analysis to figure out as much as they could about the science of flight. Calculations, done almost entirely by hand, were the coursing lifeblood of the organization. Those calculations ... [Read More]

A First Look At ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Series

A First Look At ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Series

January 10, 2017 by

When we first heard last spring that Hulu was creating a new series based on Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, we could hardly wait to get a sneak peek. The wait is finally over, as they’ve just posted s teaser trailer.  If you aren’t familiar with the award-winning book, here’s a brief synopsis: The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian ... [Read More]

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On Her 100th Birthday, Grandma Eileen Wants Everyone To Know How To Talk To “Old People”

January 10, 2017 by

click on image to play video Last year, on her 99th birthday, we introduced you to an infinitely wise, witty and inspiring woman who stole our hearts and made us cry with laughter. Born January 10 in 1917, Grandma Eileen (as she’s affectionately known by all) has lived through every world event and history making moment ... [Read More]

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50 Years: The Evolution Of Batgirl’s Costume 1966-2016

January 9, 2017 by

Devin Rubink - This month marks the 50-year anniversary of the comic book debut of Barbara Gordon, the definitive Batgirl. As one of the main female heroes in the DC Comics universe, she first appeared in the January 1967 issue of Detective Comics. Since then, Gordon has made several different appearances including the 1960s television show, several series of comics, the 1997 film Batman and Robin and, most ... [Read More]

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The Death Of Tilikum At SeaWorld And Our Own Moral Decay

January 9, 2017 by

By Lori Day - How unbearable. Tilikum of Blackfish fame has died at SeaWorld, and I am angry—again—and I am raging on social media—again. So, too, are many others. The collective outpouring of grief on behalf of a killer whale may strike some as questionable. People wonder: Why do we react with fury and indignation at the suffering of animals when human beings ... [Read More]

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Watch: Meryl Streep Uses Her Voice In A Most Powerful Way At The Golden Globes

January 9, 2017 by

click on image to play video "Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose." As the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at last night’s 2017 Golden Globes, Meryl Streep, despite having lost her voice, took her moment to use it to deliver this powerful speech on "Hollywood, foreigners, and the press", ... [Read More]

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‘Rise’ For Women’s Equality: A National Minute Of Silence Planned For January 21, 2017

January 6, 2017 by

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, there are women’s marches and rallies planned in all 50 states. To inspire and mobilize in a symbolic action on behalf of the rights of women and girls, BETTY band member Alyson Palmer along with Gloria Steinem and others, have created the new initiative [email protected] At 1:00pm Eastern Time ... [Read More]

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