We’ve all been subjected to backhanded compliments; just when you think you are about to receive praise...zing, you are hit with an insult.
Having been on the receiving end of these “sugarcoated insults” more than once, artist Vanessa Papastavros (aka Van Scribbles) was inspired to create her series “Backhanded Compliments” in an effort to ... [Read More]
Yesterday, NikeWomen launched what they describe as “a women’s initiative - called #betterforit - to inspire women to be active, take on new challenges and conquer personal goals.” They say it, “harnesses the bold voice of women today… with a lighthearted tone and humor.” Sounds great, right? We thought so until we saw ... [Read More]
This Saturday, April 18, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will, at long last, be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Among the 8 legendary groups and artists being inducted this year, Joan Jett is the only woman, which is an all too familiar spot for this fearless pioneer who has fought for everything she's achieved over ... [Read More]
Back in January, one of our favorite Tumblr pages, Notorious R.B.G., announced the launch of, “Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” a full-length biography on the pioneering Supreme Court Justice.
R.B.G. Tumblr’s creator, NYU law student Shana Knizhnik, along with her co-author MSNBC ... [Read More]
Meet Brazilian longboard skater Ana Maria Suzano, and prepare to have your mind blown. What this girl can do on a longboard, which is essentially a faster version of a skateboard, is truly unbelievable. She skates. She dances. She rocks!
According to Guanabara Longboard, the skating collective and school in Rio de Janeiro that published the video, Ana Maria has been making history in the sport (and art) of ... [Read More]
“Have you ever noticed pink razors costing more than the blue ones? ‘Made for Women’s’ deodorant being more expensive than the ‘Men’s Sport’ edition? Women’s haircut listed more the Men’s? You’re not alone…in 1995 California did a study on gendered pricing, and found women pay $1,351 a year more for the same products.”
The team at The Daily Share has created this ... [Read More]
How many times have you gotten on a plane and heard a woman's voice come over the speaker, uttering the familiar phrase, "This is your captain speaking..."? Likely never. That's because by current industry estimates there are only around 450 women airline captains worldwide. To put that number in perspective, there are roughly ... [Read More]
(Warning: graphic material in trailer) Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was just 18 years old when she was abducted and raped in Milan, Italy two months before being crowned Miss World in 1998. In the 2014 Emmy-nominated film Brave Miss World, Linor and the film's director Cecilia Peck explore ... [Read More]