An oldie, but a great-ie, you should know 'Very Crafty,' this 6 panel comic by writer and artist Heather Cushman-Dowdee, the creator of Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is, comics about breastfeeding, homebirthing, attachment parenting and motherhood. "The combination of breastfeeding, snarky response, and craft" inspired a whole lot of people (including us) ... [Read More]
Snail mail is about to get super powered! In the latest round of exciting Wonder Woman news to come out of San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, the U.S. Postal Service, in partnership with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, previewed four Forever stamps that commemorate the 75th anniversary of one of the ... [Read More]
Founded in 2011, Street Books is a bicycle-powered mobile library, serving people who live outside in Portland, Oregon. Laura Moulton, a writer, artist and adjunct professor at Marylhurst University and Lewis & Clark Colleges, started the project because "everyone should have the right to read, no matter if you have a home address ... [Read More]
In August 2014 LEGO released the Research Institute, a set of female scientists, which included designs that were submitted to the LEGO Ideas contest by geochemist Dr. Ellen Kooijam. The response was overwhelming, and the set sold out, several times.
Since then, we've seen the company include other women in STEM and non-traditional fields in their minifig offerings ... [Read More]
“I was coming out here with a vengeance. I wanted to show these girls that I still had it in me. Yes, they beat me. But I knew I still had a lot left in the tank so I wanted to come out here and prove it.”
And prove it, she most certainly did. On Friday, 23-year-old sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison broke a 28-year-old world record ... [Read More]
Though Amelia Earhart’s July 1937 disappearance over the Pacific remains shrouded in mystery, her courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements in aviation and for women are known around the world. Today, on what would have been her 119th birthday, we’re celebrating everything the pioneering aviatrix ... [Read More]
"Her fight is ours."
We've been hearing rumors all day that Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment were going to release the first trailer for the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman film at San Diego Comic-Con today. And they just did.
In theaters June 2017, the epic action adventure stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen and Robin Wright. ... [Read More]
167 years ago today, on July 22 in 1849, famed American poet Emma Lazarus was born in New York City to a wealthy sugar refining family of Portuguese Sephardic Jewish descent. A writer from an early age, she went on to become part of the late nineteenth century New York literary elite, and at age 34 penned the inspiring sonnet that would give the Statue of ... [Read More]