May is National Bicycle Month, which was established by the League of American Bicyclists to celebrate the power of the bicycle, and to promote overall bicycle safety education. For more than a century, the bicycle has been an important part of the lives of many Americans, and has had a significant cultural effect on our society, ... [Read More]
James Corden and Cyndi Lauper duet a parody of the singer’s anthem "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" with lyrics about equal pay for women in the workplace… and it’s awesome.
“Guys, if she’s mad it’s not PMS / It’s cause you do the same job but she’s makin’ less / Don’t need no Midol just need more income / Cause girls they want equal funds / Oh girls just want equal funds!” ... [Read More]
mansplain (v.): (of a man) explains something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing. - Oxford Dictionaries
Sadly, most women have been on the receiving end of mansplaining. You know, when a man interrupts or speaks over a woman to explain something that she already knows. ... [Read More]
In 2015, to commemorate Star Wars Day, a.k.a. “May The 4th Be With You”, a holiday observed around the world by fans of the legendary film franchise, Amiyrah Martin and her husband Brandon made a video titled Black Star Wars Fans Do Exist. Some folks from Parade Magazine happened upon it and fell in ... [Read More]
Illustrator Genevieve Womack comes from a family of scientists. In fact, she considered going to medical school, but decided to pursue her passion for drawing and telling stories… and boy are we glad she did!
Her most recent piece, 7 Badass Women of Computer Engineering, combines the artist’s love of science with her amazing ... [Read More]
Last month on social media we shared an article by Amy Butcher of the New York Times called Emoji Feminism, which brought attention to the current state of female emoji and how they represent women… it wasn’t good news, and now Google wants to change that.
This week, Google presented a proposal to add 13 new emoji that depict women ... [Read More]
When YouTube makeup artist Shalom Nchom was just 9 years old, she was burned by cooking oil at her mother’s restaurant in Nigeria. The accident left her with severe burns on her face, head, shoulders and chest. In addition to the obvious physical pain, Shalom also endured a great deal of emotional ... [Read More]
This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]