WATCH: “Skinny” A Spoken Word Poem About Body Image

WATCH: “Skinny” A Spoken Word Poem About Body Image

April 9, 2014 by

For many women, body acceptance is not an easy thing to achieve and many of us don't ever reach the goal of true acceptance. In her spoken word  poem "Skinny", musician and YouTube creator Dodie Clark perfectly articulates the conflict that exists between how we want to feel about our bodies, and how we actually feel on a given day. ... [Read More]

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Is Armpit Hair The Next Big Thing?

April 9, 2014 by

A few weeks ago, Madonna created waves by posting a picture of her lengthy armpit hair on Instagram, not as a statement of natural beauty, but rather an awareness stunt for her Art for Freedom global initiative that encourages creative expression. But, the image didn’t go unnoticed by feminists cheering the 55-year old on, or by the “beauty police” who ripped her apart for the fuzz, and for her makeup ... [Read More]

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Where Does Your Time Go? Use This Wheel Of Productivity To Find Out

April 8, 2014 by

Inspired by the recent Info We Trust's graphic depicting how “creatives” carved out time to work their craft, The Muse has applied the same methodology to create this Wheel of Productivity. It’s a simplistic way to better visualize and understand where time is going throughout the day, and how to improve your productivity. ... [Read More]

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How Human Legs Turned Ariel Into A Feminist Mermaid

April 8, 2014 by

In a brilliant, be careful what you wish for moment, comedy writer and freelance illustrator, Tyler Feder, gives us a glimpse of what having human legs would make Ariel quickly realize about the "beauty" of womanhood. We LOVE it! PS - You can get Tyler's awesome, handmade "Feminist Mermaid" print in her Roaring Softly Etsy shop. ... [Read More]

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The Verdict Is In… Women Rule American Social Media

April 8, 2014 by

Alex Hillsberg and David Adelman of FinancesOnline.com surveyed the current social media landscape and noticed some distinct patterns that suggest women are taking over social media (what we use, how we use it, how often we engage). They put their findings together in this infographic and concluded that, as a result of our ruling class status, “We can expect more content and brands leaning towards ... [Read More]

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Artist Creates Magical Portraits To Help Dogs Find New Homes

April 7, 2014 by

Hungarian artist Sarolta Bán is on a mission to change the perception of and promote shelter animals in need of new homes with her project, Help Dogs with Images. Sarolta is encouraging people from around the world to upload images of homeless pets to her Facebook page. She then uses digital photo manipulation techniques to transform the original photos into ... [Read More]

The Reverse Catcall… One Woman Sets Out To See How Men Like It [WATCH]

The Reverse Catcall… One Woman Sets Out To See How Men Like It [WATCH]

April 7, 2014 by

"The things some men say to women are shocking. It is a sad truth that only by turning the tables do we hear how unbelievable they really are." - Leah Green Many women describe sexism as a part of 'normal' life. In this video, Leah Green from The Guardian goes undercover in London to see how unsuspecting men react to sexist situations often experienced by ... [Read More]

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This Is What A Feminist Looks Like Today

April 4, 2014 by

The Feminist Collective at McGill Law, founded in 2013, is taking on the F word with their new campaign, McGill Feminists. As we all know, the word Feminist has been victim to its very own brand of discrimination over the years. Instead of trying to redefine the word, or rebrand it, as so many others have and are still attempting to do, this new campaign is broadening the image, breaking free from the ... [Read More]