On Saturday, January 21, 2017, there are women’s marches and rallies planned in all 50 states. To inspire and mobilize in a symbolic action on behalf of the rights of women and girls, BETTY band member Alyson Palmer along with Gloria Steinem and others, have created the new initiative [email protected]
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Don’t hush, darling, go ahead and cry.
Like those starlings, fill up the sky.
Don’t be afraid to take up space,
You should be seen.
And don’t choose princess, when you should be the Queen.
(listen to full song below)
These are the empowering opening lyrics from Don’t Hush, Darling the new, hauntingly beautiful anti-lullaby from ... [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]
For those who 'honestly do' love 90s music, then you will remember "I Touch Myself" the then provocative hit single released by the Divinyls in December of 1990 that excited millions, made others blush, and catapulted the Australian rock band to international stardom. Originally written as a groundbreaking ... [Read More]
By Lori Day - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we need to discuss some numbers.
From September 11, 2001 to June 6, 2012, more American women were killed by intimate partners than all of the victims of 9/11 plus all of the American military fatalities due to the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, ... [Read More]
Expedition 49 Flight Engineer and cancer biologist Kate Rubins, who is currently living and working on the International Space Station, recently revealed COURAGE, an awesome, hand-painted spacesuit decorated by pediatric cancer patients recovering at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. ... [Read More]
“Why outsource all your production to far away countries like India, China and Narnia when we have the cheapest and best workforce right here in the good ole’ US of A: Women.” - Kristen Bell, Pinksourcing Pitchwoman
In this premiere episode of Celebs Have Issues from HuffPost Originals, a video series that aims to put serious causes in the spotlight, “using wit and laughter ... [Read More]
Consent: v. to knowingly give explicit permission or agreement to sexual activity.
While it may seem obvious that when a person is unconscious they can’t consent to sexual activity, but based on recent headlines involving sexual assault and rape, it’s clear that there’s still a lack of clarity surrounding the topic. ... [Read More]