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Fifty Shades Of Grey… As A Feminist Fantasy

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Fix-It Friday: “Help! My Ring Went Down The Sink Drain!” How To Rescue Anything From Your P-Trap

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Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Actor Kristen Bell channels her inner Mary Poppins in this hilarious new video for Funny or Die.

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]



If Men Were Women [VIDEO]

If Men Were Women [VIDEO]

July 23, 2014 by

What if men were women? That's what this latest, comedic BuzzFeedVideo aims to show by flipping the female/male roles in a range of typical (one could argue stereotypical) every day scenarios from looking at magazine covers and picking what to watch on Netflix, to getting "cat called" on the street. In one scene, a woman says to a male stand-up comedian who has just finished his set, "You're so funny. I ... [Read More]


These Images Have Women Fading Into The Background

July 23, 2014 by

Trina Merry, a New York body-painting artist, has created these surreal images by painting nearly nude models to seamlessly blend into the backgrounds of New York City landmarks, including Coney Island, The Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park. The California native, with a B.A. in film, worked in art departments in Hollywood on films and television before finding her current medium of ... [Read More]

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Meet The Women Of “Women Against Feminism” Through Their Selfies

July 22, 2014 by

While we were off celebrating the Mangina Award that a Men’s Rights Activist (or MRA) lavished on our guest contributor, John Marcotte, for being a proud feminist dad and supporter of women (GASP!), there was another anti-feminist storm brewing in social media land… but this one is estrogen fueled. Simply named “Women Against Feminism,” the movement’s mission ... [Read More]


Snarky Greeting Cards Reveal Sweet Sentiments

July 22, 2014 by

When a generic greeting card just won’t do the trick, check out designer Heather Abbott’s FINCH+HARE collection, which cleverly combines snarky with sweet messages that are sure to get a second look, or a stink eye. Using bold typography and folding techniques, the cards present offensive messages such as You are Awful, Santa Hates You, Your life is over, Quitter, etc., which when opened, reveal a much ... [Read More]


Emma Lazarus: The Woman Who Gave The Statue Of Liberty Her Powerful Voice

July 22, 2014 by

165 years ago today, on July 22, in 1849, famed American poet Emma Lazarus was born in New York City to a wealthy sugar refining family of Portuguese Sephardic Jewish descent. A writer from an early age, she went on to become part of the late nineteenth century New York literary elite, and at age 34 penned the inspiring sonnet that would give the Statue of ... [Read More]

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The Everyday Sexism Project, Because Sexism Still Exists

July 21, 2014 by

Every day, women all over the world encounter sexism. It’s not always a big moment. Sometimes it’s a minor one, a brief encounter that gets pushed aside and ignored; uncomfortable moments that have grown to become a part of our daily lives. It was after experiencing a series of sexist incidents that Laura Bates had finally had enough and ... [Read More]

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Meet Saffron Lamb… The Original Spice Girl Gets New Start On Life

July 21, 2014 by

At 30-something years old, Saffron Lamb got a swift, life altering kick in the gut. The British born New Yorker, who traded big city life and a BA in Design and Illustration from The London College of Fashion for... L-O-V-E, was living in North Carolina, and suffocating in the confines of a cubicle as a paralegal for her husband's family business, when their 10 year marriage soured ... [Read More]


100 Years Of Birth Control

July 21, 2014 by

Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term “birth control” in 1914, revolutionizing women’s lives in United States, and around the world. On this 100-year anniversary, the organization has created this timeline, which charts the history of contraception from 1914 to the present day. Although there are many more battles to fight, it’s encouraging to see how far we have ... [Read More]