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UK Artist Leanne Pearce’s Beautiful Portraits Celebrate Breastfeeding

April 13, 2016 by

Inspired by her personal experiences as a breastfeeding mother, UK portrait artist Leanne Pearce has created a new series of paintings celebrating women breastfeeding their children. The aim of the series is to provide more positive imagery around the subject of breastfeeding, which has been and continues to be a topic of great controversy. ... [Read More]

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Alyssa Korea Illustrates The Feminist Media Criticism Conundrum In This 3-Panel Comic

April 13, 2016 by

"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly ... [Read More]

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Isobel Yeung’s Disturbing VICE Report On Rape And Violence Against Women In Afghanistan

April 12, 2016 by

In the latest episode of season 4 of VICE, HBO's Emmy winning documentary series, Correspondent and Producer Isobel Yeung reports from Kabul on the continued fight for dignity and rights for women in Afghanistan. In her powerful 15-minute piece, which we encourage everyone to watch, she explores the country’s ... [Read More]

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12-Year-Old Starts Social Media Campaign To Encourage Women & Girls To Love Every Bit Of Themselves

April 12, 2016 by

Meet 12-year-old Alexina Nault, a Girl Guide, Cadet, dancer, and swimmer from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, who describes herself as being "passionate about empowering others, our environment and social justice issues." Staying true to her convictions, Alexina recently launched #EveryBitOfYouIsBeautiful, a social media ... [Read More]

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Gloria Steinem’s New Documentary Series “Woman” Explores Political Impact Of Violence Against Women

April 12, 2016 by

Gloria Steinem has teamed up with VICE as the executive producer and host of a new series called Woman, which explores the political impact of violence against women throughout the world. With a team of all-women journalists, ... [Read More]

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Colleen Jordan Designs Mini Bike Planters And Vases To Make Your Ride Even Greener

April 11, 2016 by

When Colleen Jordan was an Industrial Design student she dreamed of doing a project that would allow people to carry plants on them... small farms growing on raincoats, little plants living on lapels, flowers hitching a ride on bike handlebars. Almost every professor she presented her idea to said, “Not in my class,” which made her want to do it even more. Now a successful ... [Read More]

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Higher Learning Poster Woman: Meet Graduate School Barbie

April 8, 2016 by

By Unknown Author - Graduate School Barbie comes in two forms: Delusional Master’s Barbie™ and Ph.D. Masochist Barbie™. Every Graduate School Barbie comes with these fun-filled features guaranteed to delight and entertain for hours: Grad School Barbie comes out of the box with a big grin on her face that turns into a frown after 2 weeks or her first advisor ... [Read More]

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Photo Project “Techies” Highlights The Underrepresented In Silicon Valley

April 8, 2016 by

Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. And while it's well-documented that from entry-level positions to the boardroom the tech sector is dominated by white men, there are still many others working in the ever-growing industry. ... [Read More]

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