Calling all Jane Austen superfans everywhere! Now you can show the world your undying love for your favorite author with these awesome Jane Austen temporary tattoos. The set of 22 tattoos, available at Archie McPhee, include Mr. Darcy, “bad boys” John Willoughby and George Wickham, as well as Jane and other references to some of her most popular titles.
And if tattoos aren’t your thing, that’s ... [Read More]
Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Rose Knox. Born today, November 18, in 1857, this WYSK is the woman you should be thanking when you whip out that Knox Gelatine packet to make your favorite Thanksgiving cranberry mold next week. Considered one of America's leading businesswomen, Rose co-founded Knox Gelatine in the late 1800s and revolutionized ... [Read More]
Meet Woman You Should Know Maxine Devereaux. The short story author, novelist, and screenwriter just added model to her list of titles as she’s currently gracing the cover of the launch issue of Enspire Magazine. But it’s not her make-up, jewelry or couture ensemble that make this cover so compelling… it’s her mastectomy scars that she is proudly baring for ... [Read More]
We are always excited to see diversity when it comes to the female form. These images by photographer Howard Schatz, from his book Athlete, serve as a reminder that there is much to celebrate when it comes to women’s bodies.
Produced alongside his wife and editor Beverly Ornstein back in 2002, Athlete provides an unprecedented look at the wide variety of body shapes and sizes that can make an Olympic ... [Read More]
What do you think of when you hear the word "farmer"? Do you envision a man? If so, you’re not alone. Considering that the traditional image of farmer-as-male has been embedded into our psyches since childhood, it’s hard to imagine women playing the same role. But they do and they have been. Through her FarmHer project, photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz is bringing these women in agriculture to the ... [Read More]
We LOVE this Maria and the Dinosaur ad released by The American Museum of Natural History. If she can see it, she can be it!
Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has been steadfast in its mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is ... [Read More]
At age 18, Megan Starshak should have been focused on her senior year of high school and cross-country races, but instead she was trying to wrap her head around a diagnosis of a lifelong, incurable digestive disease called ulcerative colitis (UC).
UC is a chronic, autoimmune disease that affects 700,000 Americans and is the result ... [Read More]
The images are different, but the message is just the same – an unattainable standard of beauty for women no matter where you live. Here there's an obsession with thigh gap, and in Venezuela, the inflated vision of beauty not only has women modifying their bodies with plastic surgery, but now even their store mannequins are sporting the distorted proportions. ... [Read More]