Back in December we shared a video that illustrated how and why the simple act of sitting for hours and hours every single day is a potentially lethal in-activity for all humans. Now a new study finds that leisurely parking one's derrière in a chair or on the couch for more than 6 hours a day may be particularly harmful ... [Read More]
Last night, at the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards, sponsored by ESPN and PlayStation, Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA All‐Star Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever, became the first-ever individual athlete to be honored with the esteemed title. Along with this distinguished recognition ... [Read More]
The Suffrage Movement is having a moment… well lots of moments actually. This week The New York Times highlighted The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Statue Fund, which is on a mission to erect the first statue of real women in NYC’s famed Central Park. ... [Read More]
"You're alive, so you might as well take chances."
July 17th marks the streaming debut of the Netflix original documentary, Tig, about a woman you should know, Comedian Tig Notaro. It captures the extraordinary story of how she bounced back from a truly devastating year during the height of her career. ... [Read More]
The editors at Everyday Feminism posed the rhetorical question, "What if we treated all consent like society treats sexual consent?", and created a series of comics featuring "everyday examples of how we give consent for other things" to illustrate their point. Their goal was to show "just how absurd it is to blame ... [Read More]
What are you doing on August 15th? If you live in or around the Richmond, CA area, you have a chance to take part in the “Largest Gathering of People Dressed as a Rosie the Riveter," and make Guinness World Records history.
The Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park and the Rosie the Riveter Trust, ... [Read More]
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ticker Tape Parade was held in New York City’s famed Canyon of Heroes on July 10th, 2015. The historic event marked the first time in more than half a century that the honor was bestowed upon female athletes, and was the first ever ticker tape parade celebrating an all-female ... [Read More]
“My 5 year old doesn't want to eat meat anymore.”
When Noel Grace’s 5-year-old daughter, Indie-Rose, became distraught at the dinner table after realizing where the meat on her plate came from, he tried to explain to her why people eat animals ... [Read More]