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Female Force Activists: A Graphic Novel With Some Real Life Superheroes

November 4, 2014 by

The writers and artists at Bluewater Productions, the creators of the wildly popular, biographical comic book series Female Force are at it again. In their most recent release, Female Force Activists, they have collected the stories of four women whose activism has led to making the world a better place. No capes required. ... [Read More]

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She Said What?! 6 Outrageous Statements This Educated And Accomplished Woman Made About Feminists

November 4, 2014 by

Last week, a video of woman silently walking on the streets of NYC went super viral. Over her 10 hour urban trek, she was catcalled, ogled, told to smile, “blessed” for her assets, verbally harassed for not responding to obvious come-ons, and followed for over 5 minutes by one super creepy guy. ... [Read More]

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Danielle Delph Photoshopped Herself Into Her Mother’s Childhood Pics, With Delightful Results

November 4, 2014 by

Danielle Delph had an idea to reframe her past. Using her stellar skills as an art director, Danielle recreated old family photos, merging images of herself at different stages of her life, with those of her mother. The result? A friendship that defies the rules of space and time. ... [Read More]

13 Year Old Political Activist Explains Why You Should Vote

13 Year Old Political Activist Explains Why You Should Vote

November 3, 2014 by

Feeling apathetic about voting this Election Day? 13-year old political activist Madison Kimrey wants you to know that “no matter what your opinions are, you need to make them count!” As you will see in this 44 second video, Madison is passionate about many things, including education, healthcare, women's rights and the ... [Read More]

Marie’s Dictionary: Preserving A Forgotten Language For Future Generations

Marie’s Dictionary: Preserving A Forgotten Language For Future Generations

November 3, 2014 by

In the United States more than 130 Native American languages are endangered. Several are on the verge of extinction with only a handful of fluent speakers remaining. Wukchumni language is one of those languages. Today, there are approximately 200 Wukchumni tribe members left, ... [Read More]

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22 Year Old Artist Challenges Egypt’s Beauty Standard With Revealing Portraits Of Full-Figured Women

November 3, 2014 by

“Elephant!” “Pickle Barrel!” “Cow!” These are just a few of the verbal barbs Bassant El Qassem has witnessed men call out at women on the streets of her native Cairo. A self-described “normal size” woman, she was even called "fat" by some random guy. ... [Read More]

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You Should Know The Real Story Behind Witches

October 31, 2014 by

As we head into Halloween Eve, we thought you should know the real story behind witches, their hats and why they're said to ride on brooms, condensed down to 3 minutes. Oh... and there's not a "sexy" witch in the bunch, unless you count our poster girl above. ... [Read More]

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Not Alone Gives Women A Place To Talk About Their Abortions

October 30, 2014 by

One in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime, yet it’s a topic that few women discuss openly. This was the case for women’s rights advocate Sherry Matusoff Merfish who spent her career fighting for women’s reproductive rights, but kept her own abortion and feelings of shame a secret from her two daughters until ... [Read More]