Earlier this month, the school district in Meridian, Idaho (a suburb of Boise) voted to remove the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, by award winning contemporary author Sherman Alexie, from its high school curriculum.
The banning of the book, which is about a teenage boy overcoming the challenges of not fitting in, ... [Read More]
At 92 years old, Whang Od is the oldest and last Kalinga tattoo maker in the Philippines. Westerners travel from all over the world to get inked by her in a practice that dates back 1,000 years.
But unlike the equipment you'd find at a local tattoo shop, her tattoo machine is nothing more than a simple wooden stick with a crude needle ... [Read More]
“So did you hear the one about the Disney Princess and the iconic female super-hero?” And so starts The Hero Business blog post by creative freelancer and artist Bill Walko, about a comic he dreamed up that we think is absolute genius!
In January 2012, Bill, who has been drawing since he was five years old, was among ten artists drawing weekly pieces for Comic Book Resources, while trying out to become a ... [Read More]
The conversation about Lego and gender-segmented toys is an ongoing one, and continues to take center stage among adults who want to give their children a world of possibilities when it comes to toys and life. So, when we heard about the new Lego documentary, Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary, ... [Read More]
If you’re a woman between the ages of 25-45, you are reportedly vacationing solo more frequently, and your travel companion of choice is... social media. And, by the way, you're also having a blast (as the ad below wants us to believe)! ... [Read More]
Based on this BuzzFeed video, if the Price Is Right did gender specific pricing games, it would make for great TV. Watch as a bunch of clueless guys try to guess the MSRP of a bra, a box of tampons, shampoo, etc.
"Everything's in French, it's using the metric system. This is probably like $50." ... [Read More]
In four short hours, Cheryl Ann Lipstreu created a masterpiece. She painted seven female models in full body art that interconnected each woman to create the most stunning, large scale Dia De Los Muertos Sugar Skull, bringing photographer Rene Rodriguez's vision to life. The result of their collaboration is a powerful image that should have gone viral, ... [Read More]
One day, 4-year-old Kiowa Kavovit looked down at her knee, where there was a Band-Aid, and said to her father, “Daddy what if I had skin that I could paint on?” It was that simple question that led Kiowa, with the help of her dad, to invent Boo Boo Goo, an all natural, waterproof skin protectant that paints on a bandage, in fun colors ... [Read More]