Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

Nickelodeon has partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month.

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

Poem Reimagines Kick-Ass Lives For Six Disney Princesses, Delivers Empowering Moral

This brilliantly inspired and hilariously clever piece tells the stories of Cinderella, Snow White, Aurora, Ariel, Belle and Jasmine that every girl should hear…

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World’s Slimmest Smartphone Promoted With World’s Dumbest Ad; Gets Banned For Objectifying Women

If only our advertising watchdogs were as stringent here in the US…

World’s Slimmest Smartphone Promoted With World’s Dumbest Ad; Gets Banned For Objectifying Women

Ride Like A Superhero… In A Hand-Painted Motorcycle Helmet

Transform yourself into an unofficial member of the Avengers, the Justice League or an independent contractor in the fight of good versus evil.

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Crazy Cat Lovers Around The World… Because One Cat Is Never Enough!

January 13, 2015 by

My name is Andréanne Lupien and I’m 23 years old. I’m also known as Lupy and I live in Montreal, Quebec. I believe in fairy tales, happy endings, magic and cats. I wanted to make a series of photos, but I didn’t know about what. I thought about it, and then came upon an old self-portrait with my cat that I made a few years ago. ... [Read More]

This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

January 13, 2015 by

"I kick balls, deal with it." "Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox." "I jiggle therefore I am." These in-your-face lines punctuate a sequence of video clips showing everyday women of all ages, shapes and abilities hard at play... working out, playing sports, and pushing their bodies ... [Read More]

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9 Graphic Novels Every Girl Should Read

January 12, 2015 by

By Mary Rockcastle - Graphic novels were my gateway into comic books. When I was young I felt a thick stigma surrounding the comic book world during the time when I actually cared what my peers thought of me. I remember scurrying back and forth between the Comics section of my local bookstore and the aisle behind it, darting away whenever anyone else would notice me there. ... [Read More]

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

January 12, 2015 by

This is not an endorsement of Hyundai, nor was anyone paid to promote this commercial. We just really dig it. Did you know? Real Wild Child (Wild One) was released in 1997, and was included on the 1998 version of the album Flashback, a compilation of outtakes and rare songs from Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Check her out... ... [Read More]

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Scarf Bombing Warms The Necks And Hearts Of Those In Need

January 12, 2015 by

We’ve heard of yarn bombing, but there’s another kind of knitted bombing going on and it’s making this winter freeze a little more bearable for people in need. Chase the Chill, a scarf bombing coalition of stitchers and groups, makes scarves and then distributes them in public places, for anyone to take. First organized in 2010 ... [Read More]

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My School Edited My Yearbook Photo To Make Me Appear Thinner

January 9, 2015 by

15 hours ago, a student at an unnamed, all girls' high school posted the following on Reddit. It's her personal account of a chain of events that left our mouths hanging open in utter disbelief and our lips curled with ire. Just as we went to publish her story, she added an "urgent update" to her original Reddit post. Read it and weep. ... [Read More]

Shred Like A Girl… 16 Year-Old Guitar Player Shows Us How It’s Done

Shred Like A Girl… 16-Year-Old Guitar Player Shows Us How It’s Done

January 9, 2015 by

"I believe we all have thousands of dreams and we will make sure one of them comes true." - Mel Meet Meliani Siti Sumartini (a.k.a. Mel). She’s a 16-year-old girl from Indonesia who’s into blogging, writing (she’s working on a novel), and art (she’s got quite a gift for drawing). But Mel also has another talent… playing guitar like a badass. Here she is showing the world ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday New Year’s Resolution Series: Week 1… Kitchen Improvements

Happy 2015, Fix-It Friday friends! In this fresh start part of the year I’d like to focus our attention on getting our homes shipshape for 2015. So all month long, I’m dedicating each of my weekly Fix-It Friday columns to 4 different, but major areas of our homes. By the end of January, you'll know my Top 15 Ways to Get Your Home in Shape for 2015! So let’s get started ... [Read More]