We’ve all seen the pink drillbit “for a cause.” Sadly, it’s not the first time a ridiculous product has been associated with breast cancer, and it certainly won’t be the last. Thanks to groups like Susan G. Komen, breast cancer awareness has become big business.
Year after year consumers generate millions of dollars for breast cancer charities by buying products ... [Read More]
Rosemary Capitolo from San Jose, California won’t let anything get her down, and that includes her battle with ovarian cancer! Going through grueling chemotherapy treatments for almost 2 years, Rosemary has mostly been wearing hats to cope with the hair loss.
An avid knitter, Rosemary found a pattern for "hair" and knit herself the orange wig ... [Read More]
Dear Kate, the leak-free underwear line formerly known as Sexy Period started by chemical engineer Julie Sygiel, has just launched a limited edition collection of “super undies” called The League of Ladies. Like bottoms-only Underoos for adult women, they feature the illustrated faces of four pioneering females from history ... [Read More]
By Susan McPherson - It’s pretty easy to feel demoralized about the state of women’s rights these days. Between #GamerGate, the Ray Rice incident, a persistent gender pay gap (77 cents for every dollar), and the Hobby Lobby decision, 2014 has not exactly been kind to the gender equality movement. It’s more vital than ever for supporters of equal rights to ensure that elected officials understand the ... [Read More]
Starting tonight, a public service announcement for a new campaign against domestic violence and sexual assault is set to air during NFL broadcasts. Nearly two dozen men of the NFL use their voices to say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault.
The PSA was directed by Law and Order actress Mariska Hargitay ... [Read More]
Have you ever been stuck in an awkward situation, praying your phone would ring so you could politely extract yourself? Of course you have. That’s why a team of creative inventors at iStrategyLabs made Dorothy, part physical device (a.k.a. "Ruby") and part mobile App that work together to "make any dumb shoe smart." ... [Read More]
"If 'throwing like a girl' means a 70 MPH fastball, then maybe it’s the coolest thing a kid can do."
Chevrolet just officially entered the girl empowerment arena with the release of a new documentary (and a new commercial), written and directed by filmmaker Spike Lee, that celebrates 13 year old baseball phenom Mo’ne Davis. ... [Read More]
It was a cold Rhode Island winter in 2010 that led Courtney Church to start scanning the Periodic Table of Elements. She wasn’t looking to bone up on her chem savvy; she just had the sudden urge to try to create words and phrases using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names. Little did she ... [Read More]