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Medical Breakthrough: Dr. Leslie Latterman Revolutionizes 100 Year Old Lab Coat Design To Better Suit Women Physicians

December 3, 2014 by

One morning, after coming home from an especially difficult shift, Dr. Leslie Latterman, a Board Certified Internist and practicing Hospitalist, started venting to her husband about a daily nuisance… her lab coat. It was awful: dingy, heavy, and fit like a tent. In exasperation, she yelled, ... [Read More]

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Born With Curiosity, The Grace Hopper Movie

December 2, 2014 by

Grace Hopper lived a life of firsts. She was among the first girls in her neighborhood to have electricity in her home, one of the first generations of women in the US to vote in a presidential election, one of the first women ever to receive an advanced degree in mathematics, and one of only a handful of female admirals in the US Navy. ... [Read More]

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Artist Captures The Beautiful Intricacies Of Women She Knows In Stunning Series Of Large Scale Nudes

December 2, 2014 by

Spanning a massive 7 by 10 feet, It Was The Sound Of Their Feet (above), is one of those paintings that simply stuns. From its scale, to its incredible photo realistic quality, to the beautiful intricacies it captures, the piece feels alive and draws you in. It was our very first introduction to ... [Read More]

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Powerlifter: 77-Year-Old Grandmother Lifts Really Heavy Weights And Our Spirits

December 2, 2014 by

"I can shovel my own snow. And I can push my car if it gets stuck in the snow... I'm almost 80 years old and I am still living life." Meet Willie Murphy, a 77-year-old grandmother and... powerlifter! As the Democrat & Chronicle's Erica Bryant reported, "In addition to lifting more than twice her weight, Murphy can do one-handed ... [Read More]

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Exclusive Interview With Alanah Pearce, Gaming Journalist Turned Internet Troll Slayer

December 1, 2014 by

Over the weekend we posted a story on Facebook about Alanah Pearce, a 21-year-old video game journalist in Brisbane, Australia, who received vile rape threats from online trolls, and brilliantly responded by telling the teenage abusers’ mothers what their kids have been up to. ... [Read More]

Chamber Music Throwdown: 4 Women, Crazy Instrumental Acrobatics, And Some Serious Fun

Chamber Music Throwdown: 4 Women, Crazy Instrumental Acrobatics, And Some Serious Fun

December 1, 2014 by

We're not sure what the equivalent term for "dance-off" would be in the world of chamber music, but you're about to see it. Throwing convention right out the window, Angelika Bachmann (violin), Iris Siegfried (violin), Anne-Monika von Twardowski (piano) and Sonja Lena Schmid (cello), the insanely talented members ... [Read More]

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Feminist Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

November 28, 2014 by

Need to take a load off this weekend? Ms. Magazine has put together this list of feminist documentaries that are streaming on Netflix Instant right now! A few you may already know, others you should know. ... [Read More]

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Thanksgiving Aftermath

November 28, 2014 by

Last year, photographer Dona Schwartz partnered with the GOOD community, assigning members to take photos of their thanksgiving remains. The results? A curated collection of images shot by both internationally exhibited, and amateur photographers, encapsulating the diversity of the American experience of Thanksgiving. This pretty much sums up our holiday, how about yours? ... [Read More]