Costume Designing Woman You Should Know… The Legendary Edith Head

Her 35 Oscar nominations and 8 Academy Awards make her the most honored costume designer and most honored woman in any category in Academy Award history, to date.

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Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

Dany (13 years old on guitar), Pau (11 years old on drums), and Ale (9 years old on bass guitar) of the all-girl band “The Warning” are proving that they can rock just as hard as the big boys.

Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

Teen Inventor Creates iCPooch, So You Can Video Chat With Your Pets

The idea is not only to help reduce a pet’s anxiety, it also provides owners with the peace of mind of knowing that they can interact with their pets while they’re away from home.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Her Body

September 29, 2014 by

"There is not a woman or girl in my life who has not struggled with her relationship to her body. Worrying about having the perfect body keeps us from working on the important things - relationships, goals, creativity, and big dreams all get pushed aside when all we can think about is losing weight. Changing the way we think about our bodies starts with our conversations with other women, and I can't think ... [Read More]

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Yes Means Yes: California Governor Signs Landmark Sex Assault Law Affecting State Colleges

September 29, 2014 by

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a "yes means yes" law, making California the first state in the nation “to require all state colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.” Al Jazeera America reported, “The legislation defines consent as 'an affirmative, conscious and voluntary ... [Read More]

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15 Great Moments From My Afternoon With Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem

September 29, 2014 by

By Cynthia Hornig - Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a talk at the 92nd Street Y given by New York Senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand (D) with Gloria Steinem. The two discussed Senator Gillibrand’s new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, women and politics. It was like being a fly on the wall ... [Read More]

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This Is What Ladylike Looks Like

September 26, 2014 by

When you hear the phrase ladylike what does that mean to you? For us, it conjures up images of women in the 50’s, prim, proper and holding a tea cup. But that was the 50’s and today, the phrase ladylike, in the traditional sense, is as out of fashion as the pillbox hat. In an effort to redefine and expand the idea of what ladylike means, Lynette Love, the founder of the leadership initiative Girls ROC, ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide

September 26, 2014 by

Love to travel? Love chocolate? Then you're going to L-O-V-E this... the Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide! We describe it as a cross-continental, culinary road map of pure decadence. Is your mouth watering yet? Just you wait... Created by the connoisseurs at Love Home Swap, the guide features a curated list of the best chocolate destinations and experiences that can be found in almost every corner of the ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Season Savvy DIY… How To Get Your Home Ready For Fall

September 26, 2014 by

Fall has officially, well, fallen! Part of welcoming this new season means putting into action a list of "to-dos" that will help you gracefully transition your home into autumn, prep it for winter, and prevent you from uncovering a mess next spring. I call it season savvy DIY and it's all about taking on a few important, but easy, jobs to get your home ready for fall ... [Read More]

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

September 25, 2014 by

Earlier this week, Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn were announced as the new stars of season 2 of HBO's hit crime drama True Detective, leaving leading ladies out in the cold... once again. According to Funny or Die, "The internet was unhappy with the casting of True Detective season 2, so the creators have started from scratch ... [Read More]

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Feminist Man You Should Know: John Marcotte, Founder Of Heroic Girls

September 25, 2014 by

About a year ago, compliments of the magical hand of fate (and Twitter), we had the great fortune to meet a man named John Marcotte. Let’s just say he had us at, “Nothing makes you a more active feminist than having two little girls and wanting them to have the type of limitless opportunities they deserve.” From that day forward he has been our unwavering supporter, our go-to ... [Read More]