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Alissa Adams Takes Her High School To Task Over Outrageously Sexist Sign Hung In Library

May 5, 2016 by

In this latest, mind-numbing episode of "The Educator Body Police: Target... Young Women", someone at a high school in Arizona apparently thought it was a good idea to communicate the importance of following dress code policy using this outrageously sexist sign. Not only does it blame the "pretty cute" ... [Read More]

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I Was Part Of The First-Ever All-Women Red Sox Baseball Fantasy Camp

May 5, 2016 by

By A.J. Richard - A couple of months ago I played on a baseball team for the first time. I’m 44. It was an all women’s baseball team. We played an all women’s team. The umps were both women. A coach on each team was a woman. I got to play on the field at Jet Blue Park, Fenway South, spring training home of the Boston Red Sox. ... [Read More]

Film Celebrates Women Who Prove That Living Is Far From Done In Upper Decades Of Life

Film Celebrates Women Who Prove That Living Is Far From Done In Upper Decades Of Life

May 4, 2016 by

Following the death of a dear friend who lived with unwavering purpose and passion into the later stages of her life, Emmy-winning performer Elaine Madsen remarked, “She was a woman like that.” This simple yet powerful phrase sparked a conversation between Elaine and her daughter, Oscar nominated actress Virginia ... [Read More]

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Vagina Dialogue: This Melanoma Warrior Wants You To Know, “It Goes There!”

May 4, 2016 by

To raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, each year the American Academy of Dermatology designates May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. In doing her part to amplify and expand the message, melanoma warrior and awareness advocate Timna Understein, who has bravely battled ... [Read More]

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High School Feminist Lets Twitter Bros Know That Opinions Are Not Just For Boys

May 3, 2016 by

By Delaney Hoffman - Within my school’s online community, Twitter has become the land of bros and roasts, mixed with clever one-liners and small profundities. This is the harrowing tale of my own experience with the land of Twitter Bros. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Basic Tips for Growing Healthy, Beautiful Roses

Safely after frosts (for most of us), and early enough to enjoy blooms all spring and summer, now is a perfect time of year to bring "May Flowers" into your yards! For this Fix-it Friday I’m focusing on the most illustrious flower of them all... the rose. There are literally dozens of rose types. Things to consider when choosing your rose: color, climber or not, size and type of bloom ... [Read More]

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Mastectomy My Way: Cancer, You Lose!

April 28, 2016 by

By Amanda Stewart - My relationship with the demonic being called cancer started when I was only two weeks old when my aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn’t know a lot about it growing up, other than it was something that made people sick. As I got older, more and more family members fought this barbaric menace. Medics believe it is genetically related to, ... [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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