Although President Woodrow Wilson gets all the credit for putting Mother’s Day on our national holiday calendar 102 years ago in 1914, the day was already being championed nine years earlier by Woman You Should Know Anna Jarvis. ... [Read More]
Amy Black’s passion for art began in 1st grade and her path to pursing it professionally started at the prestigious Columbus College of Art and Design when she was just 16, and eventually led to a career as an award-winning tattoo ... [Read More]
In this latest, mind-numbing episode of "The Educator Body Police: Target... Young Women", someone at a high school in Arizona apparently thought it was a good idea to communicate the importance of following dress code policy using this outrageously sexist sign. Not only does it blame the "pretty cute" ... [Read More]
Following the death of a dear friend who lived with unwavering purpose and passion into the later stages of her life, Emmy-winning performer Elaine Madsen remarked, “She was a woman like that.” This simple yet powerful phrase sparked a conversation between Elaine and her daughter, Oscar nominated actress Virginia ... [Read More]
To raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, each year the American Academy of Dermatology designates May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. In doing her part to amplify and expand the message, melanoma warrior and awareness advocate Timna Understein, who has bravely battled ... [Read More]
In August 2015, Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver were the first women ever to successfully complete U.S. Army Ranger School, considered "one of the toughest training courses for which a soldier can volunteer," and subsequently became the first women to earn the prestigious Ranger tab. Today, ... [Read More]
"If women are paid only 79% of what men make, shouldn’t they only work 79% of the day?"
In an effort to illustrate the gender wage gap in America, MTV recently unveiled the 79% Work Clock, a handy alarm clock that chimes when 79% of the work day has passed. It's a signal for any woman within earshot of the chime ... [Read More]
Started by stand-up comedian Marcia Belsky, the Headless Women of Hollywood tumblr is bringing attention to a disturbing film industry marketing formula that has been going on for way too long… removing images of women’s faces and heads from movie posters.
From decades ago to today, ... [Read More]