Back Home Ballers: The Ladies Of SNL Rap About Going Home For Thanksgiving

“…if I want somethin’, I just holla… I do what I want, and I get what I want cause my parents miss their daughter…”

Back Home Ballers: The Ladies Of SNL Rap About Going Home For Thanksgiving

Free The Nipple… The Movie

“It’s about equality… it’s about having the right, equal to a man’s right to go topless.”

Free The Nipple… The Movie

The Feminist Conundrum… Critical Thinking Vs. Over Thinking

22 year old illustrator and digital artist, Alyssa Creagh, gives us interesting food for thought…

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Fix-It Friday: Some Good Herb… How To Keep Fresh Herbs Fresh

“I swore I’d never kill innocent aromatics again so I came up with a bunch of herbal fixes and a battle cry to forever save the sage.”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Yes Means Yes: UCLA Student & Sexual Assault Survivor Says New Law Will Create Monumental Cultural Shift

October 6, 2014 by

Savannah Badalich is an undergraduate student studying Gender Studies at UCLA and is the UCLA Student Wellness Commissioner, a health representative of 28,000 undergraduates. After her sexual assault by a fellow UCLA student and friend, she created ... [Read More]

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Joi Gordon: Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

October 6, 2014 by

By Career 2.0 - Not everyone is as lucky as Joi Gordon. She discovered early in her career that she needed to make a change, that job satisfaction and happiness could only result from doing something that propelled her out of bed in the morning. And while Joi may have been lucky in her timing, she says it’s never too late to do what you love, especially if what you love is living a life of community service ... [Read More]

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Stating The Obvious: AdWeek Fem-vertising Panel Says Pro-Women Ads Are Effective

October 3, 2014 by

Yesterday, an all-female panel made up of industry powerhouses behind some of this year’s top pro-women ad campaigns gathered in New York for an AdWeek discussion. They came to talk about what women want more of from brands, and concluded the following, "Marketing campaigns that empower women and girls rather than ... [Read More]

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Bibbidi-Bobbidi-BOO: Artist Draws Disney Princesses Dressed Up For Halloween As Fictional Heroines

October 3, 2014 by

Last October, accomplished artist Isaiah "Izzy" Stephens, a recent Media Arts and Animation graduate of the New England Institute of Art, combined his love of drawing with his love of strong female heroes to create a special Disney Princess Halloween series that caught our attention. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Use A Pizza Stone… A Delicious DIY Fix For National Pizza Month

"When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore"... sung by beloved Dean Martin, I’d sooner say, "When a pizza pie hits your mouth, that’s amore!" For me, amore, love, isn’t quite strong enough a word to describe my feelings towards pizza. A better description would be adore, crave, an addiction - simply put, ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Jerrie Mock, The First Woman To Fly Solo Around The Globe

October 2, 2014 by

Earlier this week Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, died at her home in Quincy, FL. She was 88. In 1964, Jerrie was a 38-year old housewife from Columbus, OH when she set out on the 29 day, 23,000 mile journey, accomplishing what her childhood hero ... [Read More]

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Men Who Hate Men Who Support Women

October 2, 2014 by

Following her UN Speech, Emma Watson was threatened with the release of nude photos. After criticizing the use of women as background decoration in video games, particularly in violent and sexual ways, prominent media critic Anita Sarkeesian received death and rape threats that forced her out of her own home. Menacing and senseless barbs hurled through digital space by faceless, misguided ... [Read More]

Dove Film Reminds Us That What You Say About Your Body Matters

Dove Film Reminds Us That What You Say About Your Body Matters

October 2, 2014 by

Gloria Steinem once said, "Every time a woman passes a mirror and criticizes herself, there’s a girl watching." It’s this sentiment that the beauty brand Dove captures in its latest Self-Esteem Project film Legacy. Produced by Ogilvy Paris, the video opens with five women being asked to write a list about what they like and what they don’t like about their bodies. ... [Read More]