Is That A Threat? The Slippery Slope From Disagreement To Harassment

When Alison Leiby, a stand-up comic & writer, wrote a joke on Twitter, she wasn’t prepared for the violent and threatening responses she received from men.

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Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

“Without a doubt, I think the worst question I have gotten was whether I cried when we got malfunctions in the simulator.” – Sally Ride, 1983

Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

Adventurer, Stereotype Breaker and History Maker Galia Moss

“The message that I always give is to fulfill your dreams, never ever leave your dreams unrealized.”

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History-Making Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Inspires “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville”

“A timeless story of dreams, determination, and the power of friendship,” inspired by history-making track legend and American icon Wilma Rudolph.

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NO HITS: New PSA Calls for the NFL to Stop Tolerating Domestic Abuse

NO HITS: New PSA Calls for the NFL to Stop Tolerating Domestic Abuse

January 30, 2016 by

"Hey NFL! Thanks for caring about our boobs. Wearing pink for Breast Cancer Awareness was awesome. Now, start caring about the rest of us." Made by Women Media, a group of Los Angeles-based filmmakers who produce content to change women's lives for the better, created this PSA “NO HITS” to call on the NFL to change their code ... [Read More]

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She’s Got Legs, She Knows How To Use Them… As Super Cool Bookmarks

January 29, 2016 by

Meet Olena Mysnyk from Kyiv, Ukraine. She has a masters degree in architecture, and is also making quite a name for herself as a master of object design with her super cool, leggy bookmarks that give the phrase "dive into a good book" a whole new, whimsical meaning. Using polymer clay, acrylic paint, and varnish, Olena handcrafts legs - human, animal, creature, ... [Read More]

Fighting Street Harassment With Confetti And Punk Rock

Fighting Street Harassment With Confetti And Punk Rock

January 29, 2016 by

Meet Las Hijas de Violencia (The Daughters of Violence), a Mexico City feminist art collective that fights street harassers with confetti guns and punk rock. The women started confronting their catcallers to address “socially legitimized male violence” and a bring awareness to street harassment and misogyny in their city. “When we are walking down the street and someone harasses us in any way, we run ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday New Year’s Resolution Series: Week 4… Bedroom Improvements

This week’s my 4th and final installment of the Top 15 Ways to Get Your Home in Shape for 2016! I’d like to culminate this series where we end each day... in the BEDROOM. Think about this statistic... we spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping. That means approximately 33.3% of the time spent in our home is in the bedroom! It’s there that we dress, sleep, dream, cuddle, have sex, and ... [Read More]

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Dear Amazon, Please Ban “Chicaspotting: A Field Guide To Latinas Of The United States”

January 28, 2016 by

By Alicia Barrón - Imagine for a second there's an "author" out there who fancies himself an expert on all things Latinas. Now also imagine that this self-appointed expert is so full of himself that he decided to write a manual of sorts on all types — or species — of Latinas. ... [Read More]

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95 Years Of Waiting For A Woman On Paper Currency

January 28, 2016 by

This article responds to claims by the United States Treasurer, Rosie Rios, that she was the first person to explore the idea of putting a woman on paper currency. As the article explains, the American population, and Congress, have been exploring the idea for some time. ... [Read More]

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Curvy, Petite, Tall: New Doll Body Types Revealed By Barbie Brand

January 28, 2016 by

"We are in a position of progress, not perfection right now." - Kim Culmone, Head of Design, Barbie Barbie has a new body... three of them, in fact. The Curvy, Petite, and Tall body types, which were revealed today in a TIME exclusive and described as "the most dramatic change in the iconic and controversial toy's 57-year history," are the result of Mattel's Project Dawn, ... [Read More]

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Artist Breaks The Silence On Disturbing Things Some Women Hear From Doctors During Childbirth

January 27, 2016 by

After an experience she had while giving birth to her son, Chicago-based artist, Michelle Hartney, whose work addresses a broad range of topics, including women’s maternal health, set out to visually tell the stories of other women who have reported varying degrees of mistreatment by their doctors during childbirth, ... [Read More]