This What Walking In NYC As A Woman Looks Like. Stop Street Harassment!

In 10 hours, more than 100 instances of verbal harassment took place.

This What Walking In NYC As A Woman Looks Like. Stop Street Harassment!

Costume Designing Woman You Should Know… The Legendary Edith Head

Her 35 Oscar nominations and 8 Academy Awards make her the most honored costume designer and most honored woman in any category in Academy Award history, to date.

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Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

Dany (13 years old on guitar), Pau (11 years old on drums), and Ale (9 years old on bass guitar) of the all-girl band “The Warning” are proving that they can rock just as hard as the big boys.

Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

Teen Inventor Creates iCPooch, So You Can Video Chat With Your Pets

The idea is not only to help reduce a pet’s anxiety, it also provides owners with the peace of mind of knowing that they can interact with their pets while they’re away from home.

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SheTaxis: Cabs Exclusively For Women Passengers, Driven By Women Roll Into NYC

September 15, 2014 by

Starting tomorrow, September 16, if you are a woman in need of a taxi in New York City, Westchester County or Long Island, there’s a new livery service app launching just for you. Think Uber, but for women passengers only, and a fleet of cars with women in the driver’s seat wearing pink scarves. The New York Times reported, ... [Read More]

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My Cancer Story, A Red Carpet And The Lessons Learned

September 15, 2014 by

By Cathy Liginski - In June of 2010, I was busy being a wife and mother when I was given news that would change my world as I knew it. I was blindsided by a second breast cancer diagnosis (The first diagnosis was 14 years earlier). Thankfully, both were caught early (stage 2 in 1996; stage 1 in 2010) by my being diligent and having yearly checkups and mammograms. ... [Read More]

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Alice Stebbins Wells: Meet The First Woman Police Officer With Arrest Powers In The U.S.

September 12, 2014 by

In 1909, seasoned Los Angeles social worker Alice Stebbins Wells (b. June 13, 1873) petitioned Mayor George Alexander and the City Council to adopt an ordinance providing for a Los Angeles Policewoman. According to one historian, she argued that society was changing, and reasoned that "children and abused and sexually ... [Read More]

I Tried Being A Bride

September 12, 2014 by

By Suzanne Heintz - Who would do such a thing? Spend months planning a picture-perfect wedding, only to leave her groom, cold, on the steps of the altar, after a speech announcing to the congregation why she did it? That girl was me. It was actually a Renewal of the Vows. Chauncey and I had been together for 14 years. We'd already shared over a decade of taking satirical photographs with our imitation ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Adult Plumbing Glossary… 10 Rude Sounding Terms That Are Proper Plumbing Lingo

September 12, 2014 by

Given the ensuing discussions from the eye (and areola) opening WYSK article, Breastgate, and all this Facebook nipple censorship nonsense, it reminded me that the innocent little nipple - victim of censorship and scrutiny - is also a formal plumbing term. A 1-inch nipple, a run ... [Read More]

A Tribute To New York City On September 11, 2013 [VIDEO]

A Tribute To New York City On September 11, 2014 [VIDEO]

September 11, 2014 by

Today we want to celebrate the beauty of New York, a city and a people that have always shown their strength and resilience... even on the darkest days. The 9/11 tribute at the end is a beautifully, poetic and reflective moment for this 13th anniversary. "New York City Time Lapse" video by and courtesy of Blueglaze LLC ... [Read More]

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Too Young To Drink… Powerful FASD Awareness Campaign Shows Baby Immersed In Alcohol

September 10, 2014 by

Yesterday, September 9, the 9th day of the 9th month, at 9:09am, on the occasion of the International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day, the EUFASD (European FASD Alliance) launched #TooYoungToDrink, a provocative, international campaign designed to raise awareness of the risks of FASD ... [Read More]

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Breastgate: 8 Images Anyone Can See On Facebook… But The 1 They Won’t Let Us Post

September 10, 2014 by

Yesterday, we ran an inspired story about photographer Laura Dodsworth’s art and social project, Bare Reality, which showcases 100 un-airbrushed photographs of women’s breasts and explores how the participants feel about their breasts. As with all of our stories, we posted this piece to our Facebook page, ... [Read More]