The Most Important “Sexy” Model Video Ever

The Most Important “Sexy” Model Video Ever

August 29, 2014 by

New York City fashion models came prepared to shoot a sexy commercial. Then they were asked to do the impossible... According to NPR, "A [Save The Children] staffer lamented, 'Moms and kids dying is just not a sexy issue.' And from those words a sexy ad was born." Their point: the issues facing mothers and children aren't "sexy," but they deserve everyone's attention. ... [Read More]

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L’Oréal USA Becomes First Company in U.S. to Receive EDGE Gender Equality Certification, But What About #TruthInAds

August 28, 2014 by

Earlier this week, on Women’s Equality Day, mega beauty brand L’Oréal USA announced that it is the first company in the U.S. to be certified with the EDGE (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality) global standard for workplace gender equality. ... [Read More]

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14-Year-Old Meghan LaPlante Catches Rare Blue Lobster

August 28, 2014 by

Fourteen-year-old Meghan LaPlante may have one of the coolest summer jobs we’ve heard about. For the last eight years, along with her dad and brother, Meaghan catches lobsters off the coast of Maine and sells them to customers through her home business, Miss Meghan’s Lobster Catch. Meghan currently has a student lobstering license ... [Read More]

Carefree Gives Us A More Real Take on Vaginas and Periods

Carefree Gives Us A More Real Take On Periods

August 28, 2014 by

Carefree, the feminine hygiene brand, has released a series of videos promoting its new Australian website, and there’s nothing typical about them. Instead of cringing, we are laughing our asses off! You won’t see any blue liquid or women wearing white bikinis walking down the beach here. There’s no talk about “freshness” or the lack thereof. ... [Read More]

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WE NEED TO TALK: CBS Sports Releases Details On Its First-Ever All-Female National Sports Show

August 27, 2014 by

Two weeks ago, we told you that CBS Sports was launching the first all-female sports talk show in American history. The network released very few details at the time, so the reaction on our Facebook page was a mix of excitement, cautious optimism, and outright criticism, stemming from assumptions of the worst. ... [Read More]

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Should You Catcall Her? This Flowchart From Playboy Clears It All Up For Men

August 27, 2014 by

It’s not usual that we would feature something from Playboy magazine, but this caught our attention. According to a recent AdWeek article, Playboy has “rebranded” their digital presence, focusing less on the smut and opting for more “safe-for-work” and “shareable” lifestyle content. In line with their new mission, the brand has created this ... [Read More]

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She’s Taking On New York City To Fight A 150 Year Old Injustice To Women

August 27, 2014 by

"The fact that no real women are honored by statues in the Nation’s most famous and most important park is not simply an oversight." - Pam Elam, Women's Rights Activist and former New York City Government Executive Woman You Should Know Pam Elam has embarked on a mission of epic proportions and historic significance... to create a statue in Central Park honoring ... [Read More]

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Women’s Equality Day: A Reminder Of How Far We Have Come

August 26, 2014 by

Katherine Milhous, the artist who designed this postcard, is known for her work as an illustrator and author of children’s books. But before she began her career in children’s publishing, Katherine was an advocate for the Woman Suffrage Movement. Produced and copyrighted in 1915, when Katherine was just 21 years old, this propaganda postcard ... [Read More]