For Katarzyna Babis, an art student living in Lublin, Poland, feminism is about women being free to make their own choices, without societal judgments.
She created this comic to show some of the criticisms and double standards that women face in their daily lives about the way they dress or the life choices that they make. ... [Read More]
Women have been mobilizing to get the tampon tax removed, back in December we shared a petition to U.S. State Legislators to stop taxing our periods, which has been gaining significant traction. In fact, at the time of the petition, there were 40 states imposing sales tax on feminine hygiene. ... [Read More]
By Melody Moezzi - “You need to lower your expectations for your life.”
By the time I first heard this, I had already graduated from law school, passed the bar exam, earned a master’s in public health and published my first book. I was 29 years old.
The woman encouraging me to expect less of myself was an outtake counselor charged with helping patients reintegrate into society. ... [Read More]
We can't wait to catch a showing of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice this weekend. According to recent reviews, Wonder Woman steals the spotlight and is “the only reason to make a donation to the movie’s already hefty box-office take.”
And we're not the only ones who know that Wonder Woman is the best. We’re completely psyched to ... [Read More]
By Maren Panzirer - International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8. To some, it provides the opportunity to speak out about the gender pay gap and achieving gender parity, as this year's campaign was all about. Some use it as a way to thank the women in their lives who have inspired them or impacted their lives in a meaningful way. Regardless of what the day means to you, International ... [Read More]
With Easter and Passover upon us, 'tis the season for all sorts of egg related symbolism and activities - hard-boiling, coloring, decorating, hiding, hunting, basket filling, devil-ing (my Aunt Rose’s deviled eggs are our holiday favorite!). An egg-stravaganza of eggs! But did you know that eggshells are A LOT more than they’re cracked up to be? ... [Read More]
At age 18, Megan Starshak should have been focused on her senior year of high school and cross-country races, but instead she was trying to wrap her head around a diagnosis of a lifelong, incurable digestive disease called ulcerative colitis (UC).
UC is a chronic, autoimmune disease ... [Read More]
Earlier this month The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that they are creating a team of Refugee Olympic Athletes (ROA) for the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
Forty-three athletes are competing for a spot on the ROA team, among them is ... [Read More]