Danica McKellar Wants Middle School Girls To Know… “Math Doesn’t Suck”

Danica McKellar Wants Middle School Girls To Know… “Math Doesn’t Suck”

June 21, 2016 by

"Not everyone is going to have the experience that I did in the seventh grade where a teacher comes in and saves the day. So if I can be that for girls that makes me so happy." You might know her as Winnie Cooper from “The Wonder Years” (1988-1993) or as Elsie Snuffin in the fourth season of “The West Wing,” but did you know that Danica McKellar is also an internationally-recognized ... [Read More]

Why Is Contraception Still “Women’s Work”?

Why Is Contraception Still “Women’s Work”?

June 20, 2016 by

Why do women have so many birth control options, but men only have two? Laci Green, a sex education activist, says in part, because society still perceives contraception as “women’s work.” In this video, she gives us the low-down on where science is regarding new birth control methods for men, and what more options would mean for gender roles. ... [Read More]

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Are You Mostly Left-Brained or Right-Brained? This Flowchart Holds The Answer

June 20, 2016 by

Based on the theory of lateralization of brain function, it was once believed that people who tend to be more analytical (think language and logic skills) were "left-brained," whereas the "right-brained" leaned toward the creative (think spatial and visual skills). While complex humans clearly operate out of both hemispheres, according to the folks at HubSpot, ... [Read More]

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Female Veterans Share Experiences Of Being Assumed Non-Military Based Solely On Gender

June 17, 2016 by

Earlier this week, we shared the Facebook post of Rebecca Hayes, a U.S. Navy veteran. It was her brilliant response to an anonymous, assumption-making stranger who left a "hey lady" note on her car, chastising her for parking in a designated "Veteran Parking" spot. In solidarity with Rebecca, a number of female veterans ... [Read More]

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This “Finding Dory” Makeup Transformation Is Insane

June 17, 2016 by

We’ve seen some pretty great makeup transformations before, but YouTube v-logger Chrisspy’s new Finding Dory tutorial is insanely awesome. Chrisspy, whose real name is Christina, shows off some serious skills as she transforms into Dory. Explaining her inspiration, she says, “Finding Dory is coming out and Finding Nemo is one of my favorite movies, so I thought it would be fun to challenge myself to see ... [Read More]

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9-Year-Old Creates And Distributes Care Packages To Women In Need

June 16, 2016 by

After passing homeless people on her way to school each day, Khloe Thompson launched her own charity, Khloe Kares, to help vulnerable women in her community. Khloe’s first project is called Kare Bags. She and her grandmother design and make sturdy bags and fill them with daily essentials including soap, lotion, toothbrush/paste ... [Read More]

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Woman Starts Kindness Revolution In Response To Orlando Massacre, Implores Others To Help

June 15, 2016 by

"At times like these, people ask 'How do we make sense of this?' I say we don’t. To make sense of it means to understand, to comprehend, to relate somehow and that’s not acceptable to me. So  what DO I believe?" Ciara Gogan took to her Facebook page to answer this question through a profound and powerful piece, in ... [Read More]

Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

June 15, 2016 by

Meet Lori Mae Hernandez, a 13-year-old stand-up comedian who brought the house down on America's Got Talent last night. The funny girl, who wowed with her unexpected wit and moxie, started doing stand-up 3 years ago after her dad developed Bell's palsy, a form of temporary facial paralysis. ... [Read More]

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