Marine Veteran Stacey Thompson On Life After Military Rape & PTSD

Marine Veteran Stacey Thompson On Life After Military Rape & PTSD

June 22, 2016 by

Stacey Thompson, a Marine veteran, was drugged and raped by her sergeant while serving in Okinawa in 1999. After reporting it to her superiors and pushing them to investigate the case, Stacey was outcast and then separated with an “other-than-honorable” discharge, which left her without any military benefits. Struggling with severe ... [Read More]

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She “Had An Eye At The Tip Of Each Finger”… Meet The Outstanding 19th c. OB Who Invented The Vaginal Speculum

June 7, 2016 by

Marie Gillain Boivin was born in Montreuil, France in 1773, and was educated by nuns who ran a hospital at Etampes, a suburb of Paris. When the nunnery was destroyed during the French Revolution, she began studying anatomy and midwifery, ... [Read More]

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12-Year-Old Aspires To Be First African American Woman To Go To Mars, Meets Her Idol Dr. Mae Jemison

June 1, 2016 by

Meet 12-year-old Taylor Richardson, an aspiring astronaut from Jacksonville, Florida who is on a determined mission to be the first African American woman to travel to Mars. So when the 6th grade honors student, triathlete, Girl Scout, literacy advocate, anti-bullying crusader, and agent of STEAM had the opportunity ... [Read More]

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3-Year-Old Aspiring “Police K-9 Girl” Teased, Gets Surprise Backup From Mass State Police

May 24, 2016 by

"A girl can be anything she wants to be, including a Police Officer." That’s what the Massachusetts State Police wrote on their Facebook page last week as the lead to a post recounting what two awesome South Boston Troopers did after hearing about a 3-year-old girl who had her dreams of being a “Police K-9 Girl” ... [Read More]

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Women Are Fighting Back Against Ridiculous Dress Codes That Require High Heels

May 20, 2016 by

Some women love to wear high heels and others can’t even imagine putting a pair on. Whatever your preference may be, the choice should be yours. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Whether working at a restaurant, in an office, or strolling the red carpet, women are ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… Our Toolbelt Diva

May 11, 2016 by

This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]

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Healing Ink: Tattoo Artist Runs Fund For Post-Mastectomy Patients Seeking Nipple/Areola Repigmentation

May 5, 2016 by

Amy Black’s passion for art began in 1st grade and her path to pursing it professionally started at the prestigious Columbus College of Art and Design when she was just 16, and eventually led to a career as an award-winning tattoo ... [Read More]

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Capt. Kristen Griest, One Of 1st Women To Earn Ranger Tab, Makes U.S. Army History Again

April 28, 2016 by

In August 2015, Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver were the first women ever to successfully complete U.S. Army Ranger School, considered "one of the toughest training courses for which a soldier can volunteer," and subsequently became the first women to earn the prestigious Ranger tab. Today, ... [Read More]

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