Sociologist Edits Daughter’s “What Is A Princess?” Book, Creates Awesome Feminist Narrative

December 13, 2016 by

Meet Danielle Lindemann. As a sociologist who studies gender roles, she always thought she was pretty attuned to the perils of princess culture, but she says having an almost 3-year-old daughter of her own "cranked that awareness up to a whole new level." So when her daughter received Disney’s "What Is A Princess?" ... [Read More]

8-Year-Old Reviews ‘Wonder Woman At Super Hero High’ Book, Gives It 6 Exclamation Points

November 30, 2016 by

Meet Campbell Elise Jones. She’s 8 years old, in the third grade, and when she’s not playing with friends, she loves to draw and write. In fact, she carries a notebook and pencil with her at all times. The young wordsmith’s trusty tools recently came in handy when her dad Clave Jones, Editor-In-Chief of Nerds on Earth ... [Read More]

Artist Building A Parthenon Of Banned Books As Monument To Intellectual Freedom

November 7, 2016 by

Marta Minijín, a conceptual artist from Argentina, is building a Parthenon of Books. The monument, which will include more than 100,000 banned books, will be a “symbol of resistance to any banning of writings and the persecution of their authors.” The building will be erected in Kassel, ... [Read More]

Gillian Anderson Wrote A Manifesto For Women Of All Ages And “WE” Are Excited About It

November 7, 2016 by

“Imagine a sisterhood—across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don’t know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best…" This, the stuff ... [Read More]

Book Buzz: “Not Just Jane” Rediscovers Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature

November 4, 2016 by

While many of us are familiar with British literature’s leading ladies Jane Austen and the Brontës, they weren’t the only writing women of their day. In her new book Not Just Jane, author Shelley DeWees introduces us to seven “long-forgotten” women ... [Read More]

Middle School Kids Tell The Story Of Henrietta Lacks With Self-Produced Music Video

October 31, 2016 by

Henrietta Lacks was an African American tobacco farmer whose cells were taken for research without her knowledge in 1951 while being treated for cervical cancer. The “immortal cell line” became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the ... [Read More]

Coloring Books To Help Melt That Election Stress Away

October 27, 2016 by

With less than two weeks left until Election Day, nearly half of American voters are experiencing election-related stress. A recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that regardless of political affiliation, 52% of American adults say the 2016 election is a significant source of stress in their lives. “We’re seeing that it doesn’t matter whether you’re registered as a ... [Read More]

First Look At HBO Adaptation Of ‘Big Little Lies’ Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley

October 17, 2016 by

Fans of author Liane Moriarty, rejoice! Her best-selling novel Big Little Lies (July 2014) is being adapted to the small screen as a 7-episode HBO series by the same name. Described as dark comedy, the limited series stars ... [Read More]

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