This past Sunday, Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Speaker of the New York City Council, took to Twitter to make a major announcement about a very personal issue. Putting politics aside, she was focused on health... her health, specifically.
The 45 year old Speaker was recently diagnosed with a high risk strain of HPV and decided to go ... [Read More]
Women of the Mountain is a feature-length documentary told through the narratives of six women: three who run the world’s longest ultra-marathons through the world’s highest mountain ranges, and three who live in those rugged terrains.
From the Himalayas to the Alps to the Sierra Nevada, this film tells the stories of resilient women ... [Read More]
Tired of the condescending messages they were being fed by mainstream media, Chiara Mazzucco, Julie Zantopoulos and Chrystal Rose, joined forces and launched The Indie Chicks, a print and online magazine with a message of self-empowerment. “The Indie Chick is everything that mainstream media for women is not.” ... [Read More]
"So I brought an engagement ring to Disney World and proposed to my favorite Disney Princesses." That’s what Blaine Gibson, a content creator from Texas, Tweeted on July 20th. During his visit to the happiest place on earth, he got down on bended knee for a bevvy of Princesses including Ariel, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Jasmine. ... [Read More]
Breastfeeding in public continues to be a very divisive topic. Even in 2014, women are continually ostracized from businesses and restaurants for doing what comes naturally.
So, when WYSK Timna Understein shared this photo with us, we were beyond excited to finally see a business invite and warmly welcome breastfeeding moms in. ... [Read More]
While money doesn't grow on trees, babies are now being grown on trees all over the world. Well, not ACTUAL babies, but cute-as-a-button, baby shaped pears that are being birthed - err grown - thanks to China based Fruit Mould.
When the company's specialty molds are placed around a budding bundle of deliciousness during the fruit's early stages of maturation, you end up with a full grown pear that bears ... [Read More]
The documentary Sister, directed by Brenda Davis, gives an inside view into the complications of pregnancy and childbirth women in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Haiti face everyday.
The film tells the stories of healthcare providers who work tirelessly to save lives, deliver babies, and provide health education in their ... [Read More]
Anna, a.k.a. Fernacular, a young woman from Boston, “got tired of guys having no idea why girls find female superheros' costumes kinda sexist.” So she went ahead and made this set of drawings showing what male superhero costumes would look like if designed like female superhero costumes.
Her goals were to: ... [Read More]