Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

“I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.”

Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

Meet Strongwoman Brittany Diamond

Watch Brittany compete in the dumbbell clean and press, Farmer’s Walk, three different dead lifts and the yoke walk, where she had to carry 450 pounds for 60 feet.

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It’s World Water Day: Water Is Equality

Investing in water and sanitation actually helps improve equality, which helps stimulate the economy…

Women carrying water in Rajasthan

Two Mumbai Women Rap Against Rape

“As a nation, India is 1000 shades of fabulous and yet there are still 999 issues that hold us back. This is a piece that addresses all that needs immediate fixing – particularly for women!“

Two Mumbai Women Rap Against Rape

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Meet the High School Senior Who’s Changing The Future Of Tech For Girls

February 5, 2015 by

By Pooja Chandrashekar - Four years ago, on my first day of high school, I looked around my fourth period AP Computer Science class. The familiar mix of nervousness and excitement that comes with all first days was there, but there was something more disconcerting. My class only had three girls - including me. For a school as science and tech-focused ... [Read More]

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Sufferin’ ‘Till Suffrage: 40 Years Later, This Is Still One Of The Greatest Women’s History Lessons

February 4, 2015 by

#WayBackWednesday is taking us way back to our childhoods. If you were a kid in the '70s or '80s you probably learned about conjunctions, the Constitution, and even how a bill becomes a law from the animated series Schoolhouse Rock. But one of our favorite episodes, which has proven that it can stand ... [Read More]

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Are The Toughest People In The World Men?

February 4, 2015 by

By Sophie Radcliffe - This is not a question I have ever asked myself. Until today. Until I received an email from the BBC rejecting my application for a TV show entitled ‘World’s Toughest Army’, because I’m female. Wow! Really? In 2015? Shouldn’t this be something they heavily avoid, especially after all the criticism Bear Gryll’s received for his men-only survival show? After excitedly finding ... [Read More]

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Neonatal ICU Nurses Launch Onesie Collection To Help Premature Babies In Need

February 4, 2015 by

Amanda Dubin and Kelly Meyer, two “baby obsessed” neonatal ICU nurses who share a common passion for helping others and making a difference, have launched Luc&Lou, a baby onesie company that supports families in need. Inspired by the simple words “one for me & one for you,” Luc&Lou donates a onesie for every one purchased, ... [Read More]

Krystyna Kubran Races Motorcycles Like A Girl

Krystyna Kubran Races Motorcycles Like A Girl

February 3, 2015 by

Meet Krystyna Kubran. The 5' 3" powerhouse is one of only about 20 women out of the more than 300 men who race motorcycles in California, and she's quickly becoming one of the fastest. Apparently, this gets some of the guys she races against pretty riled up. Krystyna says, "The pigtails are pretty easy to spot on the racetrack. One guy told me that he was getting angrier and angrier as he was trying to ... [Read More]

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To Dye, Or Not To Dye? That Is The Question Facing This Breast Cancer Survivor

February 3, 2015 by

By Lisa Goldstein - Two weeks after my eighth and final chemo session, my hair started to grow back. Just like the doctor promised. Four months after that, peach fuzz carpeted my head. I stopped wearing my wig whom I named Delilah, after the biblical heroine who overcame the invincible Samson. For the past year I channeled my inner Delilah and overcame my ... [Read More]

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She Was Accepted To Medical School As A Goof, But The Joke Was On The Men Who Voted Elizabeth Blackwell In

February 3, 2015 by

Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female medical doctor in the United States, is typically included among the small handful of women that almost always makes the lesson plan in your average American history class. And rightfully so... she was a true pioneer. But what we didn't know was ... [Read More]

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Breast Cancer Warriors Immortalized As Superheroes

February 2, 2015 by

Superheroes possess extraordinary powers, display courage and are fierce opponents of evil; you can actually say the same thing about those fighting against breast cancer. Inspired by a portrait that she painted of her young son dressed as Spider-man, Minnesota based artist Barbara Porwit created The Breast Cancer Superhero Portrait Project, where she paints breast cancer ... [Read More]