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The Daily Show Takes On American Soccer’s Gender Wage Gap

May 6, 2016 by

Last month, five members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a federal wage discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the U.S. Soccer Federation saying that the Federation pays the World Cup champions far less than their male counterparts. Despite the fact that the ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 9 Ways To Be Energy Efficient… Italian Style

May 6, 2016 by

I just spent 2 weeks in Italy on a pilgrimage to Bari, my Father's hometown. What an incredible trip! While eating and drinking my way through the Italian region of Puglia, I couldn't help but notice how effortlessly the Italians conserved energy and water. So, in addition to 5 pounds of "panza," I've brought back with me these red, white and green tips to share ... [Read More]

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Anna Jarvis Came To Loathe The Holiday She Fought To Establish… Meet The Mother Of Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016 by

Although President Woodrow Wilson gets all the credit for putting Mother’s Day on our national holiday calendar 102 years ago in 1914, the day was already being championed nine years earlier by Woman You Should Know Anna Jarvis. ... [Read More]

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Healing Ink: Tattoo Artist Runs Fund For Post-Mastectomy Patients Seeking Nipple/Areola Repigmentation

May 5, 2016 by

Amy Black’s passion for art began in 1st grade and her path to pursing it professionally started at the prestigious Columbus College of Art and Design when she was just 16, and eventually led to a career as an award-winning tattoo ... [Read More]

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Alissa Adams Takes Her High School To Task Over Outrageously Sexist Sign Hung In Library

May 5, 2016 by

In this latest, mind-numbing episode of "The Educator Body Police: Target... Young Women", someone at a high school in Arizona apparently thought it was a good idea to communicate the importance of following dress code policy using this outrageously sexist sign. Not only does it blame the "pretty cute" ... [Read More]

Film Celebrates Women Who Prove That Living Is Far From Done In Upper Decades Of Life

Film Celebrates Women Who Prove That Living Is Far From Done In Upper Decades Of Life

May 4, 2016 by

Following the death of a dear friend who lived with unwavering purpose and passion into the later stages of her life, Emmy-winning performer Elaine Madsen remarked, “She was a woman like that.” This simple yet powerful phrase sparked a conversation between Elaine and her daughter, Oscar nominated actress Virginia ... [Read More]

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Vagina Dialogue: This Melanoma Warrior Wants You To Know, “It Goes There!”

May 4, 2016 by

To raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, each year the American Academy of Dermatology designates May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. In doing her part to amplify and expand the message, melanoma warrior and awareness advocate Timna Understein, who has bravely battled ... [Read More]

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Capt. Kristen Griest, One Of 1st Women To Earn Ranger Tab, Makes U.S. Army History Again

April 28, 2016 by

In August 2015, Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver were the first women ever to successfully complete U.S. Army Ranger School, considered "one of the toughest training courses for which a soldier can volunteer," and subsequently became the first women to earn the prestigious Ranger tab. Today, ... [Read More]

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