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Happy Birthday To The Woman Who Was Likely The Face Of Rosie The Riveter

July 31, 2014 by

Born 90 years ago today, on July 31, 1924, Geraldine Hoff Doyle was just 17 years old when a United Press International (UPI) photographer snapped a picture of her while she was operating a metal-stamping press at American Broach & Machine Co. in Ann Arbor, Michigan during the summer of 1942. She was a beautiful girl whose friends were fighting in World War II ... [Read More]

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These Images Have Women Fading Into The Background

July 23, 2014 by

Trina Merry, a New York body-painting artist, has created these surreal images by painting nearly nude models to seamlessly blend into the backgrounds of New York City landmarks, including Coney Island, The Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park. The California native, with a B.A. in film, worked in art departments in Hollywood on films and television before finding her current medium of ... [Read More]

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Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China, A Photo Documentary

July 17, 2014 by

Unrealistic beauty standards aren’t exclusive to modern society, or to western culture. Documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist Jo Farrell captures one of the oldest barbaric “beauty” rituals in her photography project, Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China. The project chronicles and celebrates the lives ... [Read More]

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Doodle Time With Sarah Andersen

July 15, 2014 by

There is no shortage of fantastic female doodlers online, and now we can add Sarah Andersen to our favorites list. Sarah is a 21-year-old cartoonist and illustrator.  She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014 and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, which seems to be a mecca for intelligent and talented cartoonists! Sarah’s comics are semi-autobiographical and follow the adventures ... [Read More]

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Scooby Doo’s Daphne And Velma Get Amazonian Training, While Attempting To Solve Mystery For Wonder Woman

July 14, 2014 by

Last week, while we (and several other highly evolved media outlets) were calling out newly named Wonder Woman comic artist David Finch for his less than evolved comment about how he plans to draw our favorite superheroine this fall, DC Comics published a fun and ... [Read More]

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Baby Bumps Transformed Into Works Of Art

July 14, 2014 by

Artist Carrie Preston of Cornwall, England is a “bump painter”, yep, she paints baby bumps, and they are pretty awesome! Carrie creates the bespoke belly paintings as a way to celebrate a woman’s pregnancy. She explains on her website, “I feel really honoured to be able to paint a beautiful picture or message onto a bump. I feel that it allows the mummy to express her feelings towards her unborn ... [Read More]

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We’re More Than Just “Pretty Faces,” A Poem By 15-Year-Old WriteGirl Addissyn

July 11, 2014 by

Earlier in the week we shared news and information about WriteGirl, the innovative writing and mentoring program for young women that’s running a poetry drive to raise funds for the group’s workshops. Showing our support, we purchased a “Girl Perspective” poem, which we just received ... [Read More]

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New Female Artist Takes Batgirl From Cheesecake-y To Practical

July 10, 2014 by

Batgirl, everyone’s favorite female member of the DC Comics Bat family, is Barbara Gordon, a confident young woman as committed to justice as her father, Gotham City’s top cop Commissioner Gordon. This October, the kickass Superheroine, who has bailed out the Dark Knight himself on countless occasions, is getting a brand new look that’s said to be "way more practical ... [Read More]