Happy Birthday Belle Case La Follette… Another Kickass Trailblazer We Never Learned About

She made her voice heard at a time when women were expected to stay home and stay quiet.

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The Inspiring Teacher We Met… On Twitter

“I’m braver than I believe, smarter than I think, and I’m important… I can be anything.”

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“This Is What We Look Like” Is On Mission To Change The Way We See Women And Work

“The fact is that most people don’t expect a philosophy professor or anesthesiologist to look like us.”

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Baby Snatcher: He Stole Her “Doll Baby” Concept To Make Iconic Cabbage Patch Kids

“If I can’t sell your dolls, then I’ll sell some just like them…”

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Ride Like A Cowgirl: Chayni Chamberlain Becomes Barrel Racing Legend At Age 9

March 2, 2015 by

Sitting atop her 14-year-old horse "Flo Jo," 9-year-old Chayni Chamberlain accomplished something this past week that most people will never accomplish in a lifetime. Clocking a fast-and-furious time of 13.9 seconds, the third grader became an instant Barrel Racing legend when she took the top spot over 114 qualified entrants, all veteran ... [Read More]

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Rad American Women A-Z: A New Alphabet Book You’ll Want To Own

March 2, 2015 by

Rad American Women A To Z, by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl, is a book for children and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends who like ABCs, social justice and women who just all around rock! ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Clean Jewelry Using Common Household Items

February 27, 2015 by

I travel quite a bit, and having a few places around the country that I call “home,” sometimes I get confused as to which home is actually home. One day my girlfriend, another multi-resident traveler, tried to set things straight for me. She explained home is where most of your underwear are… which made me realize, I have a lot of underwear in a lot of places. I also ... [Read More]

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If Our Sons Were Treated Like Our Daughters

February 27, 2015 by

By Lori Day - Come with me. Let's open the door to a parallel universe. You unlock this door with a key of imagination, just like on The Twilight Zone. Here in this parallel world, the rules are different because gender roles are flipped. Loving parents and teachers accept this strange culture as if it's not so bad, or perhaps even good. As if the reverse of this culture could exist only in the minds of ... [Read More]

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

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

February 27, 2015 by

Nickelodeon partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month with kids portraying distinguished African Americans and their inspiring messages. Three PSA's were created and have been running on-air and online throughout the month of February, they include ... [Read More]

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

February 26, 2015 by

This brilliantly inspired and hilariously clever poem by Inkskinned is all too fitting to share on "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" as it reimagines kick-ass lives for six Disney Princesses, and delivers an empowering moral in the process. i don’t imagine my princesses in the same way others do, either kissing their husband and in marital perfection or ... [Read More]

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

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

February 26, 2015 by

This ad for British mobile phone company Kazam got put on our radar after Business Insider reported it "has been banned in the UK on the grounds that it was likely to objectify women." It's intended to promote what the brand is touting as the world's slimmest Smartphone. ... [Read More]

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

February 26, 2015 by

If you happen to ride a motorcycle (or just have a thing for badass, protective head gear), why not channel your inner superhero while you're cruising around? Thanks to AirGraffix, an Illinois based company that offers super cool hand-painted helmets, you can transform yourself into an unofficial member of the Avengers, the Justice League or an independent ... [Read More]