Broad City Goes Colonial, Characters React To News Of Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination

Broad City Goes Colonial, Characters React To News Of Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination

July 29, 2016 by

"What the butter is wrong with you people? Why did it take so long? It's right there in the Declaration of Independence...all men...aaaaall men are created... ohhhhhh." Last night, Stephen Colbert transported himself to July 4, 1776, via satellite, to share the news of Hillary Clinton's historic achievement as the first woman ... [Read More]

Teens Explain Why They Embrace Their Color In New Campaign Against Skin-Bleaching Industry

Teens Explain Why They Embrace Their Color In New Campaign Against Skin-Bleaching Industry

July 29, 2016 by

Over the past several decades, bleaching and fairness creams have grown into a multi-million dollar industry in India. Brands marketing to women (and men) are selling the idea that fairer skin is the key to success - marriage prospects, careers and higher self-esteem. To combat these messages ... [Read More]

Directed, Written, Produced By Women, New ‘Equity’ Thriller Puts Women On Wall Street At Center Of Story

Directed, Written, Produced By Women, New ‘Equity’ Thriller Puts Women On Wall Street At Center Of Story

July 29, 2016 by

Directed by Meera Menon, written by Amy Fox, and starring Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) with Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black) and Sarah Megan Thomas, who also serve as producers, Equity is the first film of its kind… a financial thriller made by women that puts women on Wall Street at the center of its story. Described ... [Read More]

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Get Your Brave On… An Open Invitation For Young Women To Train Like A Firefighter In NYC

July 28, 2016 by

For several years, United Women Firefighters, a group of women firefighters working in the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), has partnered with New York Sports Clubs (NYSC) to provide a specialized training program for any woman interested in being a firefighter in the FDNY. To celebrate the impact it’s ... [Read More]

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10 Things You May Not Know About Beatrix Potter

July 28, 2016 by

Beloved writer, illustrator and conservationist Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866. Growing up in an affluent family afforded Beatrix a privileged childhood spent cultivating a passion for art and nature. As a young girl, Beatrix enjoyed sketching animals and later invented stories that combined her love for both animals ... [Read More]

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Women In Space: A Few Things About Those Who Helped The Men Get There

July 28, 2016 by

Last week was the 47th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. To celebrate this historic moment, our friends at I Fucking Love Science put together this great video of a “few things you might not have known about the women who helped the men get there.” "An enormous number of women made huge contributions to the development ... [Read More]

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From Where I Stand: Lucy Nduati On Being A Female Police Officer In Kenya

July 26, 2016 by

From Where I Stand is a powerful, new editorial series from UN Women that is capturing the unique stories of women and girls around the world. With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by UN Member States last September, UN Women is taking a look at how women are ... [Read More]

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Combining Breastfeeding With Snark Makes For One “Very Crafty” 6 Panel Comic

July 26, 2016 by

An oldie, but a great-ie, you should know 'Very Crafty,' this 6 panel comic by writer and artist Heather Cushman-Dowdee, the creator of Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is, comics about breastfeeding, homebirthing, attachment parenting and motherhood. "The combination of breastfeeding, snarky response, and craft" inspired a whole lot of people (including us) ... [Read More]

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