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UK Artist Leanne Pearce’s Beautiful Portraits Celebrate Breastfeeding

April 13, 2016 by

Inspired by her personal experiences as a breastfeeding mother, UK portrait artist Leanne Pearce has created a new series of paintings celebrating women breastfeeding their children. The aim of the series is to provide more positive imagery around the subject of breastfeeding, which has been and continues to be a topic of great controversy. ... [Read More]

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Alyssa Korea Illustrates The Feminist Media Criticism Conundrum In This 3-Panel Comic

April 13, 2016 by

"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly ... [Read More]

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Talented Visual Artist Alana Tillman Creates Beautiful Art Using Her Mouth Instead Of Her Hands

April 4, 2016 by

Born with the rare condition Arthrogryposis, Alana Ciena Tillman doesn’t have use of her arms and hands, but that has never stopped her from doing what she loves most… making art. Alana’s passion for painting and drawing developed when she was a young girl. Having gone through multiple surgeries for her condition, she was left ... [Read More]

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Celebrating National Poetry Month With A Tribute To Women Poets Of The Past

April 1, 2016 by

By Joanna C. Migdal - Inspired by Women’s History Month, and in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month, I composed this cento (also known as a collage poem) in tribute to women poets of the past. In this form of poetry, lines are "lifted" from other sources and "woven" together ... [Read More]

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A Feminist Comic On The Double Standards Women Face

March 28, 2016 by

For Katarzyna Babis, an art student living in Lublin, Poland, feminism is about women being free to make their own choices, without societal judgments. She created this comic to show some of the criticisms and double standards that women face in their daily lives about the way they dress or the life choices that they make. ... [Read More]

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Wonder Woman Is Better Than Superman… Artist Matt Jones Shows Us Why

March 25, 2016 by

We can't wait to catch a showing of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice this weekend. According to recent reviews, Wonder Woman steals the spotlight and is “the only reason to make a donation to the movie’s already hefty box-office take.” And we're not the only ones who know that Wonder Woman is the best. We’re completely psyched to ... [Read More]

Why Dancers Are Badass And Science Is Cool: The Physics Behind The Hardest Move In Ballet

Why Dancers Are Badass And Science Is Cool: The Physics Behind The Hardest Move In Ballet

March 23, 2016 by

"In the third act of 'Swan Lake', the Black Swan pulls off a seemingly endless series of turns, bobbing up and down on one pointed foot and spinning around and around and around... thirty-two times. How is this move - which is called a fouetté - even possible?" Arleen Sugano, a highly distinguished dancer and teacher, ... [Read More]

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Girls Sweep Top Prizes In Annual Student Doodle4Google Contest

March 21, 2016 by

Today’s beautiful Google Doodle comes from Akilah Johnson, the National winner of the Doodle4Google contest for students in grades K-12. The tenth grader's doodle was selected from over 100,000 submissions to the annual competition. For this year’s contest, students were directed to create doodles with the theme: ... [Read More]

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