Lindsey Oliver, a senior and rugby player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was given an assignment for her recent documentary film class. The concept was to create a visual interpretation of a poem, and Lindsey chose Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.”
Using her love of rugby to convey Angelou’s message of how, with self-respect and confidence, ... [Read More]
Dear Mr. Fishing Store Clerk,
I know you were just trying to be helpful. You saw me and my two X chromosomes walk into your shop on this beautiful day, you heard me say I was looking for a fishing rod and you dutifully ushered me to the new section in your 100-year-old family-run business where various models of pink fishing rods now live. I’m touched by your acknowledgment of my femininity ... [Read More]
In her directorial debut, Kerith Lemon, an American writer and creator, offers a thought-provoking look at curated life vs. real life in her award-winning film A Social Life. The 7-minute short, presented with almost no verbal dialogue, is a slice of life story about a young professional woman who's very active on social media. Through the film, Kerith's goal is to inspire ... [Read More]
By Michele Yulo - Yesterday I was in Sports Authority looking for protective gear for my nine-year-old daughter who plays baseball. As we were wandering through the department, I happened to overhear a young girl, who was with her dad and older brother, say that she wished the girls stuff came in colors other than pink. Of course, this made my ears perk and I looked ... [Read More]
Annie Ferguson Muscato was shopping at her local Target for baby formula when a total stranger felt compelled to tell her, "Breast is best." So in response, Annie wrote a powerful and deeply personal open letter to that individual ... [Read More]
In its latest episode of The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, NOVA introduces us to Jessica Cail, an Experimental Neuropsychologist who studies addiction and teaches at Pepperdine University. She also happens to be a circus performer and stuntperson with an expertise in bullwhip.
After practicing for more than ... [Read More]
"This is going to be the best fudging weekend, EVER!"
That's because Season 2 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is on Netflix as of today - April 15 - and we're super duper excited.
If you're new to the Kimmy-sphere, here's what you need to know before you get to binging season 1 so you can catch up with the rest of ... [Read More]
Last week, 2WheelBabes, a group whose mission is to “celebrate women of all ages, who love motorcycles,” gathered more than 1000 women with their bikes at a motorcycle meet in Dubbo, Australia to set a new world record for the most women riders in a single area.
Debb Dagger, the organizer ... [Read More]