No Más Bebés: The Story Of Immigrant Mothers Pushed Into Sterilizations In 60s & 70s

They came to have their babies. They went home sterilized.

No Más Bebé: The Story Of Immigrant Mothers Pushed Into Sterilizations In 60s & 70s

Fix-It Friday: When A LITTLE Missing Grout Creates A BIG Leaking Problem

Missing grout is more than an eyesore in your tub and shower walls… and there’s a simple fix for fending off the tile damage, mold & leaks it can cause.

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“Give A Dad-Do”… NFL Players Challenged To Style Daughters’ Hair

The goal… to promote the idea that “girls who spend quality time with their dads grow up to be stronger women.”

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The Media Isn’t To Blame For The Ruthlessness Of Eating Disorders

“To say that eating disorders are caused by the media would be simplifying an incredibly complex situation. It’s just not that easy.”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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As Women Vote In Saudi Arabia For First Time Tomorrow, An American Living There Breaks Down What It Actually Means For Progress

December 11, 2015 by

By Nicole Hunter-Mostafa - Back in September, when I first heard that Saudi women were registering to vote in the municipal elections that are taking place tomorrow, I was pleased, but not too ... [Read More]

Women Try To Pose Like Female Comic Book Superheroes

Women Try To Pose Like Female Comic Book Superheroes

December 11, 2015 by

"I did my best. I'm not going to get mad at my body for not being able to do impossible things." Buzzfeed challenged a group of women to try to strike the poses that female comic book superheroes are often drawn in. Hilarity and pulled muscles ensue... ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Taking On Mister Snow Miser… 9 Clever Ways To Combat The Cold

December 11, 2015 by

Hate to sound like a whiner, but there are few things that put me in a worse mood than feeling cold. I shiver, clench my jaw, my skin is tight and itchy, joints are stiff, and the packed on layers I’m forced to wear make me feel like 20 lbs of bologna stuffed in a 5 lb bag. All of it gets me straight up cranky. I know I’m not alone ... [Read More]

A Tribute To Ada Lovelace On Her 200th Birthday

A Tribute To Ada Lovelace On Her 200th Birthday

December 10, 2015 by

This delightful, entertaining and educational short animation was created in celebration of Ada Lovelace, the world’s “first computer programmer,” on what would have been her 200th birthday. Told from the point of view of a girl today, the story unfolds to show how Ada’s incredible accomplishments continue to nurture and inspire a new generation of explorers and creators. ... [Read More]

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The Truth About Hymens, Because The Myths Still Exist

December 10, 2015 by

In CollegeHumor's latest video, which aired as part of Adam Ruins Everything, actress and writer Emily Axford dispels myths about the hymen. It's so spot on, we think it should be required watching for every kid in health class, and it seems The New York Times (at 2:40  you will see what we mean). “The hymen as you understand it is a straight up myth. Our bodies don’t come with built ... [Read More]

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espnW Teamed With Marvel Artists To Turn Biggest Sports Stars Of 2015 Into Super Heroes

December 10, 2015 by

Earlier this week, espnW unveiled its 2015 IMPACT25 list, “a who’s who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the greatest impact for women in sports” on the field and in the boardroom this year. To pay tribute to all of the super stars in this illustrious group and celebrate their heroic feats and seemingly superhuman ... [Read More]

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Some Of The Subtle (And Not So Subtle) Sexist Comments Women Hear In A Lifetime

December 9, 2015 by

“Don’t be so bossy. Don’t be a slut. Why are you getting so emotional? It must be that time of the month. You must have been beautiful when you were younger.” Most of us have been on the receiving end of sexist comments. Sadly, it’s commonplace for women walking through the world. In this video from HuffPo, girls and women deliver the sexist ... [Read More]

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Body Shamed On Tour, Then Silenced For Speaking Out, Singers Jill And Kate Have “Huge” Message For All Women

December 9, 2015 by

Seven months ago, Jill Pickering and Kate Rapier, an acclaimed singer/songwriter duo, best known as former background singers for Kelly Clarkson, blogged about a unfortunate experience they had on tour with a crew-member for ... [Read More]