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90 Years Young: Ruth Taube Sharing Sewing Skills And Life Lessons With Those In Need

January 27, 2015 by

At 90 years young, Ruth Taube has reached legendary status as a mentor and teacher for nearly fifty years at the social service agency Henry Street Settlement in New York. Ruth, who is the Director of Henry Street’s Home Planning Workshop, teaches neighborhood residents how to sew, crochet ... [Read More]

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Wonder Woman Outed On Instagram For Having Cellulite… Changes Classic Outfit

January 27, 2015 by

In a page ripped right from social media reality, issue #20 of the Sensation Comics anthology series featuring Wonder Woman has the Amazonian warrior falling under the hateful scrutiny of internet trolls when an image of her dimpled derrière goes viral. Though she sarcastically brushes it off, does her decision ... [Read More]

Street Harassment In Peru: These Men Unknowingly Catcall Their Own Mothers

Street Harassment In Peru: These Men Unknowingly Catcall Their Own Mothers

January 27, 2015 by

As we know, street harassment is a reality women have to deal with everyday, around the world. In support of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), Natalia Málaga, a former volleyball player who now coaches the Peruvian national women's team, partnered with the organization ... [Read More]

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FLOTUS Lingerie? Michelle Obama Inspired Bra Offers High-Priced Support To DC Women

January 26, 2015 by

Here's something we think Democrats and Republicans can all agree on... First Lady Michelle Obama is a fashion icon. Compliments of the signature looks she's rocked on the world stage, her style influence has touched everything from hair styles and arm workouts, to gloves, coats, sweaters, dresses and gowns. ... [Read More]

Emma Watson Gives Another Moving Speech Encouraging Global Leaders To Join HeForShe Campaign For Gender Equality

Emma Watson Gives Another Moving Speech Encouraging Global Leaders To Join HeForShe Campaign For Gender Equality

January 23, 2015 by

Emma Watson just gave another moving speech at World Economic Forum encouraging world leaders, governments, universities and people all over the world to step up and take action in support of the new ‪HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 initiative to galvanize momentum ... [Read More]

10-Year-Old Transgender Girl Finds Acceptance And Empowerment Through Roller Derby

10-Year-Old Transgender Girl Finds Acceptance And Empowerment Through Roller Derby

January 22, 2015 by

In The Turn, by award winning filmmaker Erica Tremblay, is a documentary about a 10-year-old transgender girl who finds acceptance and empowerment in the company of a queer roller derby collective. Growing up in rural Canada, Crystal is tormented at school by teachers and peers alike. ... [Read More]

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There Is No Woman In This Picture

January 22, 2015 by

We love a good optical illusion, and this is a great one. Despite what you think you may see, there is no woman in this picture. This is one of the many amazing works by "master of illusion" Sandro Del-Prete, who fifty years ago, got his initial inspiration from a chameleon. “Everything we see can be seen in another way. Therefore, I ask myself; isn't everything an illusion anyway? Reality is but a ... [Read More]

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7 Ways To Combat Manterrupting

January 22, 2015 by

Studies show when women speak up at work, they are more likely to be interrupted and less likely to be credited for their contributions. As a result, women speak up less than their male counterparts. However,  manterrupting and bropropriating don’t just harm women. This pattern stifles teamwork and holds back innovation. This guide for men, women and bosses, by graphic artist Kathleen Edison was inspired ... [Read More]