Student In Warsaw Lauds Abortion Ban Protest As End Of Poland’s ‘Era Of Quiet Women’

October 7, 2016 by

By Maya Cygańska - We were quiet. We were patient. We weren’t demanding or in the way, we were minding our own business, obviously less important than men’s. Every now and then we would catch a glimpse of bold headlines screaming about yet another woman who lost her physical or mental health, sometimes even life, ... [Read More]


#FightPinkTax: Women Pay Almost $2,000 Per Year More Than Men Pay For Comparable Services And Products

October 7, 2016 by

"We fight tirelessly to close the wage gap, but what about the price gap?" This is the question our friends over at GIRLTALK HQ have taken on in their new campaign for price parity and to get the Pink Tax banned in Canada. According to a recent study conducted by Toronto-based ParseHub, ... [Read More]

See Natalie Portman As Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy In Teaser Trailer For JACKIE Film

See Natalie Portman As Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy In Teaser Trailer For JACKIE Film

October 6, 2016 by

In select theaters December 2, this is the official teaser trailer for JACKIE, a film described as "a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman)." From Fox Searchlight, ... [Read More]


Sam Maggs Writes 25 Trailblazing ‘Wonder Women’ Back Into History In New Book

October 6, 2016 by

In May 2015, we featured The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, the debut book turned bestseller from "writer. host. geek." Sam Maggs that offered her fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom. Earlier this week, Sam unleashed more of her brilliance into the world with her second book, which tells the remarkable ... [Read More]

John Greathouse’s Article Exposes The Sexist Underbelly Still Present in Tech

October 4, 2016 by

If you follow the Wall Street Journal or tech media like I do, you may have seen yesterday’s deplorable article by John Greathouse, advising women in tech to use only their initials in order to get ahead in the tech world. The idea that in order for women to succeed in tech, ... [Read More]

“I Touch Myself”, A Breast Cancer Anthem In Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

“I Touch Myself”… 90s Rock Hit Takes On New Meaning As Breast Cancer Awareness Anthem

October 4, 2016 by

For those who 'honestly do' love 90s music, then you will remember "I Touch Myself" the then provocative hit single released by the Divinyls in December of 1990 that excited millions, made others blush, and catapulted the Australian rock band to international stardom. Originally written as a groundbreaking ... [Read More]

Domestic violence victim, a young woman being hurt

Philanthropy Isn’t Always Sexy: Why Domestic Violence Organizations Deserve Your Support Anyway

October 4, 2016 by

By Lori Day - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we need to discuss some numbers. From September 11, 2001  to June 6, 2012, more American women were killed by intimate partners than all of the victims of 9/11 plus all of the American military fatalities due to the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, ... [Read More]


Women In Aviation Inspire The Next Generation With All-Girls Flight

October 3, 2016 by

click image to play video In celebration of Girls in Aviation Day (Sept. 24), Delta Airlines took 120 girls, who attend aviation schools and partner non-profit programs, to the sky aboard a charter flight from New York to Washington, D.C. as part of its Women Inspiring our Next Generation (WING) program. Each an every aspect of the flight ... [Read More]