This Is What 260 Weeks Pregnant Looks Like… New PSA Makes Important Point About Paid Leave

February 7, 2017 by

“Meet Lauren. Because the United States doesn’t guarantee paid family and medical leave to new moms, dads or anyone with serious personal or family health issues, she’s had a very, very, very long five years.” A new PSA from the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) ... [Read More]

Courtney Church Discovers The Formula For Nerd-Chic With Periodically Inspired Brand

February 7, 2017 by

It was a cold Rhode Island winter in 2010 that led Courtney Church to start scanning the Periodic Table of Elements. She wasn’t looking to bone up on her chem savvy; she just had the sudden urge to try to create words and phrases using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names. Little did she ... [Read More]

Watch: Melissa McCarthy As Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Kate McKinnon As Betsy DeVos

February 5, 2017 by

In case you missed SNL last night, here are Melissa McCarthy as White House press secretary Sean Spicer and Kate McKinnon as secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos taking questions from the press (Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Stewart, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Alex Moffat, Mikey Day). ... [Read More]

Youth Activist Groups Launch Downloadable Toolkit To Support “Young Voices for Justice”

February 3, 2017 by

Some of the most memorable moments of the Women’s March include images of young girls taking up space, using their voices and standing up for what they believe in. It gave us real hope for the future. But what now? How do we keep these young warriors engaged and support their ... [Read More]

Out: Sexism In Super Bowl Ads. In: Brands Supporting Pay Equality And Women in Tech

February 2, 2017 by

For the past couple of years Super Bowl ads have taken a decidedly different turn, with several brands losing the sexism that drove their earlier advertising campaigns. While there are still a handful of offenders, we are making some progress. So what can we expect to see on Sunday? ... [Read More]

Google Doodle Celebrates Pioneering Sculptor Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907)

February 1, 2017 by

To kick-off Black History Month, today Google Doodle celebrates Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907), the first woman of African American and Native American decent to achieve international fame as a professional sculptor. Like many women of this time, information about Edmonia's life is fairly thin. According to Google ... [Read More]

Ms. Foundation For Women: “We Won’t Go Back” [VIDEO]

January 31, 2017 by

The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women for more than forty years. Since 1973 they have fought for equity and justice for all. In response to the new U.S. administration’s efforts to limit rights and freedoms in our country, "particularly the rights of those most marginalized," they’ve created this powerful video. “Stand with us as we fight for justice. ... [Read More]

1996: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Perform Cover Of The Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme

January 30, 2017 by

Last Wednesday, beloved and pioneering television actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Tributes were posted all over social media, and renewed interest started to swirl around this 21-year-old video of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts performing their rockin' cover of “Love is All Around” - The Mary Tyler Moore Show ... [Read More]

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