"The fact that no real women are honored by statues in the Nation’s most famous and most important park is not simply an oversight." - Pam Elam, Women's Rights Activist and former New York City Government Executive
Woman You Should Know Pam Elam has embarked on a mission of epic proportions and historic significance... to create a statue in Central Park honoring ... [Read More]
Katherine Milhous, the artist who designed this postcard, is known for her work as an illustrator and author of children’s books. But before she began her career in children’s publishing, Katherine was an advocate for the Woman Suffrage Movement.
Produced and copyrighted in 1915, when Katherine was just 21 years old, this propaganda postcard ... [Read More]
It's 2014 and although women have made enormous strides in achieving equality, the fight is certainly not over. As a reminder of those pioneers who came before us and fought for women's rights against the greatest odds and adversaries, today, August 26th, is Women's Equality Day, a national designation established in 1971 to commemorate ... [Read More]
Sara Shaffer (31) can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be a firefighter. Following in the footsteps of her father and other family members, Sara started chasing her dream at an early age. Today, Sara’s hard work, heroism and commitment to her community - Prince George, Maryland - has earned her one of the most illustrious awards ... [Read More]
At just six years old Quincy Symonds may just be the best surfer and skater on the planet.
Wanting to spend more time with her dad Jake, who has been surfing his entire life, Quincy asked to accompany him to the beach one early morning while the family was on holiday. She didn’t know what surfing was, but she didn’t care, she was ready to figure it out. That was a year-and-a-half ago.
Quincy’s ... [Read More]
Last night, music’s top female artists were in command of the stage at the MTV VMAs (Video Music Awards) and they all made one thing very clear… an overexposed, gyrating butt is apparently the new symbol of female empowerment.
The show opened with solo performances by Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, who were ... [Read More]
Many have done it, but few admit to it. So before we all enjoy the last two "official" beach weekends of summer 2014, we needed to know, once and for all... is it OK to pee in the ocean?
Fortunately for us, on behalf of beachgoers everywhere, the American Chemical Society decided to answer this very question in the latest video in their Reactions series, which ... [Read More]
Spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti doesn’t like the objectifying lyrics and images that have become so prevalent in popular music today, so she wrote some of her own. Oh, and she has a little advice for “her girl” Beyoncé… right on! ... [Read More]