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It’s National Bicycle Month: Meet The First Woman To Bicycle Around The World

May 16, 2016 by

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]

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing “Girls Just Want Equal Funds”

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing “Girls Just Want Equal Funds”

May 16, 2016 by

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]

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This Is What Mansplaining Looks Like

May 13, 2016 by

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]

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This Family’s Awesome FORCE-Filled Photo Has A Truly Powerful Story Of Love Behind It

May 13, 2016 by

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]

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7 Badass Women of Computer Engineering Illustrated

May 12, 2016 by

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]

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Google Proposes New Emoji Designs to “Empower Girls Everywhere”

May 12, 2016 by

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]

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Burn Survivor And Makeup Artist Shalom Nchom Inspires Others To Love Themselves

May 11, 2016 by

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]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… Our Toolbelt Diva

May 11, 2016 by

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]

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