JCPenney Shows Body Diversity With Mannequins Inspired By “Real People”

The company unveiled five “inclusive” mannequins in their New York City store last week.


At 108, Our Nation’s Oldest Woman Veteran Makes Dream Fulfilling Honor Flight

This Friday, Lucy Coffey will get a well deserved, first-class trip to visit her favorite monuments in Washington D.C., followed by a visit to the White House.

Lucy Coffey

If Men Were Women [VIDEO]

What it looks like when you flip the female/male roles in a range of typical, every day scenarios.

If Men Were Women [VIDEO]

These Images Have Women Fading Into The Background

New York body-painting artist Trina Merry gives New York sights, a new look.




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Breastfeeding In Public… This Comic Says Everything That Really Needs To Be Said

June 11, 2014 by

Just this week, breastfeeding, of all things, has been making headlines everywhere. Following a relentless and cruel backlash, a 25-year-old mother from California was forced to defend herself after posting an image* of herself breastfeeding her daughter at her college graduation to the Facebook group Black Women Do Breastfeed. ... [Read More]


9 Women Write Open Letter To Tech Industry To Combat Sexism

June 10, 2014 by

Last week we shared some of the blatant sexism that was put on public display at recent events in the tech industry, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Fed up with the sexism, harassment and insults that continue to plague the industry they love and have dedicated their careers to, nine women have come together to voice their discontent. ... [Read More]

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Two Women Design The Smart Hoodie: A Sweatshirt That’s A Wearable Cell Phone

June 10, 2014 by

The pager, the dumb phone, and the PDA were all replaced with the smart phone, which was followed by smart watches and google glass. So what’s next in the world of tech devices that help us communicate and connect with the world on a mobile level? According to Women You Should Know Alina Balean and ... [Read More]


She Made Bad Passwords Fashionable: “Security Blanket” And Dress Promote Importance Of Using Good Passwords Online

June 10, 2014 by

Lorrie Cranor, Associate Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, is an expert on computer privacy and security. During the 2012-2013 academic year she spent her sabbatical ... [Read More]

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Shelby Osborne Becomes College Football’s First Female Defensive Back

June 9, 2014 by

She played soccer as a freshman. She played tennis as a sophomore. She ran cross country and track as a junior. But throughout high school, all Shelby Osborne really wanted to do was play football. With a ton of persistence, she managed to join the Jeffersonville High School football program in November 2012. Now the graduating senior just signed with Campbellsville University ... [Read More]

Dove Turns Their Attention To Men With Their New “Calls For Dad” Ad

Dove Turns Its Attention To Men With Their New “Calls For Dad” Ad

June 9, 2014 by

Dove must have finally realized that women have caught on to their marketing ploy with their Real Beauty ad campaign, because they’ve now turned their attention to the men. Today, Dove Men+Care released a new video for Father’s Day. According to Dove, “three quarters of dads say they are responsible for their child's emotional ... [Read More]


World’s Oldest Man Dies at 111. World’s Oldest Woman Still Rockin’ at 116.

June 9, 2014 by

The world’s "Oldest Man," Alexander Imich, passed away yesterday at the ripe old age of 111. But, according to the International Business Times, “the ‘World’s Oldest Woman,’ Misao Okawa of Japan, is still alive and well at an impressive 116 years of age.” Misao officially earned the Guinness World Records title of oldest living woman in 2013, and also became the ... [Read More]


Some Fat Cat Art Because June Is Adopt-A-Cat Month

June 9, 2014 by

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, a campaign created by the American Humane Association to raise awareness and increase the adoption of shelter cats across the country. Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already living in shelters. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, ... [Read More]