14-year-old Jules Spector is the founder and author of the blog Teen Feminist, which she started in late 2013. The self-proclaimed theatre nerd, who spends most of her time listening to Broadway soundtracks, created this blog because, as she explains, “I don't want any teenage feminists to feel alone, or like they are not supported. It is important for young girls to be exposed to empowerment, and to know ... [Read More]
Originally released for Mother’s Day 2014, this espnW video is as beautiful and fitting a tribute on Veteran’s Day. It looks at the brave and selfless servicewomen who face the dilemma of leaving their children to serve their country, and captures their emotional returns.
Warning: tissues required (as in a whole box). ... [Read More]
"In an era of universal polemics and political unrest - with no thought of glory, with no fanfare or public notice - 265,000 women volunteered to go where they were needed, to do what was needed. The era was known as Vietnam, and these young women, most in their 20s, risked their lives to care for our country's wounded and ... [Read More]
“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick
Today is Veterans Day 2014. Women You Should Know® wants to thank all of the women and men who selflessly and bravely serve and have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard to keep our nation safe and protect others.
To those women and men who made the greatest sacrifice serving our ... [Read More]
What does your anti-rape face look like? Last week Ramapo College in NJ told students that they should take preventative measures to avoid sexual assault by practicing “anti-rape” facial expressions.
In a presentation to freshmen students by the school’s coordinator of substance abuse and ... [Read More]
"Cinderella thinks she's hipster because her clothes are handmade." - Queen Elsa
In this Mean Girls/Disney Princess parody, Aurora, Rapunzel and Queen Elsa have just found their old burn book and dish the dirt on the rest of the Disney Princesses. Oh, and, Mary Poppins doesn't get away unscathed either.
PS - We assume the filmmaker, Rob Manion, released this parody now ... [Read More]
The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen.
“I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]
Is there any credence to the insult, "You throw like a girl?"
We think that Mo’ne Davis pretty much ended the debate over what the term “throwing like a girl” means, but just in case you or someone you know are not convinced, we’ve turned to the experts at Dicovery’s MythBusters to tell it like it really is. ... [Read More]