We all know what street harassment is, but do you know what "drive-by" street harassment is?
Allow us to tell you about this particularly creepy form of verbal assault. It's when you're walking down the street, or just sitting in a public space, focused on your own thoughts and minding ... [Read More]
Up until a few weeks ago, Libby Anne Bruce, "a lady with opinions and a love of writing," had an audience that was limited to "a few hundred Facebook friends, plus some feminist folks" who had seen one of her posts floating around social media. But that all changed in ... [Read More]
As Amelia Earhart prepared to make history as the first woman to fly around the world, she staged a photo shoot to commemorate the occasion. We’ve seen numerous images of Amelia from that spring day in 1937, shots taken by her personal photographer Albert Bresnik, which have become part of the aviatrix’s legacy. But what we didn’t know is that Albert’s brother John, ... [Read More]
When Megan Nicole Dong is not hard at work as a story artist for DreamWorks Animation, contributing her talents to films like How to Train Your Dragon 2, she’s creating clever comics for the web. Her latest stroke of amusing brilliance is a series of cosmetics comics that offer Megan's hilarious interpretation of ... [Read More]
Megan Sullivan wanted to see the world, but for several years, she used every excuse in the book to push the dream aside while letting life take over. But, in 2014, after a year of difficult challenges, including a skin cancer diagnosis, Megan came to the realization that it was time to follow through. ... [Read More]
Move over Ralph Macchio... and Hilary Swank... and Jaden Smith (can they stop remaking the same movie already?). There's a new "karate kid" in town, but she's the real deal. Meet Jesse-Jane McParland, a soft-spoken 9-year-old from Ireland's County Armagh, who's ready to give the legendary Jackie Chan a run for his martial arts money.
Jesse recently took ... [Read More]
At the age of eight, Candace Karch discovered the camera, and it’s been a lifelong love affair ever since. The Philadelphia-based photographer’s unique perspective shines through all of her work, but particularly in her images of people. “I photograph people in moments. ... [Read More]
From taxes and taboos, to mastering the art of hiding sanitary items up our sleeves on our way to the restroom, there is still way too much embarrassment and stigma swirling around a woman's period. So the folks at V.Point, a London based news site, decided it was time to blow the lid off all things period with an ... [Read More]