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The Story of Menstruation… As Told And Animated By Disney In 1946

April 6, 2016 by

This may sound like a fairy tale, but believe it or not Disney was way ahead of its time when it came to talking about vaginas. In 1946, Walt Disney Productions was commissioned by the International Cello-Cotton Company (makers of Kotex products) to produce a film called The Story of Menstruation. The 10-minute animated short, which is said to have marked the very ... [Read More]

“Asking For It” Video Perfectly Illustrates What Not To Say To Victims Of Sexual Assault

Sketch Featuring Woman In A Chicken Suit Aims To Demonstrate Absurdity Of Victim Blaming

April 5, 2016 by

To demonstrate the absurdity of the irrelevant line of questioning that victims often endure when reporting a sexual assault, Put Your Pretty On (PYPO), a site that believes in using "disruptive, witty, and honest comedy" to deliver a new kind of conversation for women, just released a video titled "Asking For It" that features ... [Read More]

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Amplifying An Epidemic: Comedian Jen Kirkman Retweets Women’s Harassment Experiences

April 5, 2016 by

Most women can attest to the sad and ugly reality that street harassment is a global epidemic and everyday sexism is ubiquitous. Yet there are still some men who don’t buy that any of it is happening. Case in point, a random guy who tweeted stand-up comedian and New York Times bestselling author Jen Kirkman just to ... [Read More]

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Girlpants… Because Women Deserve REAL Pockets

April 4, 2016 by

Girlpants is one of our favorite comics (circa April 2014) by David Willis for his Dumbing of Age webcomic series about college freshmen in a co-ed dorm at Indiana University, starring a Christian homeschooled girl and her atheist best friend. Thanks for making us belly laugh David, and for giving our false-pocket plight a much needed voice and platform. Women deserve REAL pockets! ... [Read More]

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Talented Visual Artist Alana Tillman Creates Beautiful Art Using Her Mouth Instead Of Her Hands

April 4, 2016 by

Born with the rare condition Arthrogryposis, Alana Ciena Tillman doesn’t have use of her arms and hands, but that has never stopped her from doing what she loves most… making art. Alana’s passion for painting and drawing developed when she was a young girl. Having gone through multiple surgeries for her condition, she was left ... [Read More]

BB-8 vs. Alien Queen: Cosplay-Loving Sisters Kayla and Zoe Steal The Show At WonderCon

BB-8 vs. Alien Queen: Cosplay-Loving Sisters Kayla and Zoe Steal The Show At WonderCon

April 4, 2016 by

At last weekend’s WonderCon 2016 in LA, sisters Kayla (age 4) and Zoe (age 8) completely stole the show as they rocked the most jaw-droppingly amazing cosplay costumes created by their parents William and Nikki Miyamoto. We did not think BB-8 could be any more adorable, but Kayla took the spherical droid to a whole 'nother ... [Read More]

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Baseball’s Other Jackie… The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth And Lou Gehrig

April 2, 2016 by

85 years ago today, April 2, 1931, 17-year-old southpaw Jackie Mitchell, the second woman to play baseball in the all-male minor leagues, pitched an exhibition game against the NY Yankees and struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, the most feared hitting duo in baseball history, back to back. The next day, the Baseball Commissioner voided her contract, claiming ... [Read More]

Think Women: A Tribute Celebrating The Remarkable Achievements of Women

Think Women: A Tribute Celebrating The Remarkable Achievements of Women

April 1, 2016 by

Inspired by the 1997 “Think Different” Apple ad campaign, producer Katherine Drew and editor Charlie Chalkin created Think Women, a tribute celebrating the remarkable achievements of women. ... [Read More]

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