Andrea Kuchinski Is Disrupting The Retail World With All-Inclusive Athletic Apparel Line

“As I stood in the store, I could feel the tears coming. I felt weak and not good enough.”


On Our Reading List… Me, My Hair, And I: Twenty-Seven Women Untangle An Obsession

“Ask a woman about her hair, and she just might tell you the story of her life. Ask a whole bunch of women about their hair, and you could get a history of the world.”

Me, MyHair, I

92-Year-Old Millie Meets Her 2-day-old Great-Granddaughter Penelope For The Very First Time

“This was one of the best days of my life [and] I think it was up there for her, too.”


Dove Tackles Girls’ Self-Esteem In New Video; Clean & Clear Did Same A Month Ago… And Better

Both spots are tackling the same subject but come at it from two very different angles… positive talk versus negative talk.

Dove Tackles Girls’ Self-Esteem In New Video; Clean & Clear Did Same A Month Ago… And Better

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


“Suffragist” A Poem By 16-Year-Old WriteGirl Sandra Moore

August 26, 2015 by

Last month we shared news and information about WriteGirl, an innovative writing and mentoring program for young women. Showing our support, we purchased a poem during their annual poetry drive, which we just received in time for Women’s Equality Day. The poem was written for us by Sandra Moore, a 16-year-old who only recently started in the WriteGirl program. ... [Read More]

Does Women’s Equality Really Matter? We Asked. You Answered.

Does Women’s Equality Really Matter? We Asked. You Answered.

August 26, 2015 by

In anticipation of Women’s Equality Day 2015, 95 years after the historic, game-changing Constitutional adoption of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the U.S., we wanted to know what people thought about women’s equality today; we wanted to know… does women’s equality really matter? ... [Read More]


When People Judge Your Makeup… In Comics

August 25, 2015 by

Whether you wear makeup or don't, someone always has something to say about it... this is perfect! Via Tumblr user @iri-draws ... [Read More]

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Jane By The Sea: New Jane Austen RomCom Headed To The Big Screen

August 25, 2015 by

Calling all Austen-ites… Jane Austen-ites. We have it on very good authority that Voltage Pictures is moving full steam ahead with Jane By The Sea, a new romantic comedy based on the life of the literary giant. The best part... the film, which will jump between Austen’s world and the world of her stories, was scripted by accomplished writer Carolyn V. Murray, ... [Read More]

The Harlem Honeys And Bears Synchronized Swimming Team

The Harlem Honeys And Bears Synchronized Swimming Team

August 24, 2015 by

The Harlem Honeys and Bears aren’t your typical swim team. Ranging in age from 62 to 100 years old, they are New York City’s only 55 and over synchronized swimming team. Founded by twelve members in 1979, the seniors practice daily at the Hansborough Recreation Center in Harlem. ... [Read More]


Erin Matson Has An Edit Suggestion For The Washington Post, Because “Accurate Wording In Journalism Matters”

August 24, 2015 by

Erin Matson, a feminist activist and writer, was reading the Washington Post over breakfast last week when she came across this story in the paper about Jared Fogle, the “Subway Guy,” who is now facing charges of receiving and distributing ... [Read More]

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Interstellar Cinderella: A Sonic Socket Wrench Toting, Spaceship Fixing Heroine Who Rescues The Prince

August 24, 2015 by

"Once upon a planetoid, amid her tools and sprockets, a girl named Cinderella dreamed of fixing fancy rockets." And so begins Deborah Underwood's Interstellar Cinderella, a retooled version of the classic fairy tale inspired by her own childhood. It features an independent, mechanically inclined heroine who is way more interested in ... [Read More]


Having Girl Teammate Got Them Disqualified, But WNBA Liberty Puts Charlottesville Cavaliers Back On Court

August 21, 2015 by

A few weeks ago we shared a story about a young basketball team from Charlottesville, VA who, after winning five games in a national tournament, were disqualified because teammate Kymora Johnson is a girl. Apparently new tournament ... [Read More]