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She’s Got Legs, She Knows How To Use Them… As Super Cool Bookmarks

January 29, 2016 by

Meet Olena Mysnyk from Kyiv, Ukraine. She has a masters degree in architecture, and is also making quite a name for herself as a master of object design with her super cool, leggy bookmarks that give the phrase "dive into a good book" a whole new, whimsical meaning. Using polymer clay, acrylic paint, and varnish, Olena handcrafts legs - human, animal, creature, ... [Read More]

Fighting Street Harassment With Confetti And Punk Rock

Fighting Street Harassment With Confetti And Punk Rock

January 29, 2016 by

Meet Las Hijas de Violencia (The Daughters of Violence), a Mexico City feminist art collective that fights street harassers with confetti guns and punk rock. The women started confronting their catcallers to address “socially legitimized male violence” and a bring awareness to street harassment and misogyny in their city. “When we are walking down the street and someone harasses us in any way, we run ... [Read More]

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Curvy, Petite, Tall: New Doll Body Types Revealed By Barbie Brand

January 28, 2016 by

"We are in a position of progress, not perfection right now." - Kim Culmone, Head of Design, Barbie Barbie has a new body... three of them, in fact. The Curvy, Petite, and Tall body types, which were revealed today in a TIME exclusive and described as "the most dramatic change in the iconic and controversial toy's 57-year history," are the result of Mattel's Project Dawn, ... [Read More]

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Artist Breaks The Silence On Disturbing Things Some Women Hear From Doctors During Childbirth

January 27, 2016 by

After an experience she had while giving birth to her son, Chicago-based artist, Michelle Hartney, whose work addresses a broad range of topics, including women’s maternal health, set out to visually tell the stories of other women who have reported varying degrees of mistreatment by their doctors during childbirth, ... [Read More]

Aerie Continues To Keep It “Real” With New Ad Campaign

Aerie Continues To Keep It “Real” With New Ad Campaign

January 27, 2016 by

Two years ago Aerie, a line of lingerie and apparel under the American Eagle umbrella, was one of the first companies to stop photoshopping its models in a bold commitment to keeping it “real.” Continuing with their body positivity message, the brand has cast “curvy” model Barbie Ferreira for its upcoming swimwear campaign. In an interview ... [Read More]

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Gender Pricing Costs Women More Throughout Entire Lifetime

January 26, 2016 by

As if we didn’t already know this, once again it’s confirmed that women are paying more than men for pretty much EVERYTHING! And, according to the recent study From Cradle to Cane: The Cost of Being A Female Consumer by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, women experience gender pricing discrepancies ... [Read More]

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Beautiful And Powerful: Candid Breastfeeding Photo Speaks Volumes About Womanhood

January 26, 2016 by

"This is multitasking at its finest. This is providing for my children, while providing for my child. This is real life. This is motherhood, womanhood, entrepreneurship, and artistry all in one. This is my life, and I wouldn't change it for the world." Meet Jocelyn Mariah Haubert, a first-time breastfeeding mom, who posted this candid ... [Read More]

Ad Exec Vows To Stop Using Women As Objects In Advertising, Calls On Others To Do The Same

Ad Exec Vows To Stop Using Women As Objects In Advertising, Calls On Others To Do The Same

January 26, 2016 by

On a purpose-filled mission to honor the three young daughters she tragically lost in a house fire that also claimed the lives of her parents on Christmas morning in 2011, Madonna Badger, a top ad executive, recently launched #WomenNotObjects, an awareness campaign that aims to highlight how ads that objectify women are ... [Read More]