Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

“When, how, and why did size zero become the norm when two thirds of women are considered ‘plus-size’ sitting between a size 10 to 14?”

Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

LEGO Minifigures Continue To Include More Women In STEM And Non-Traditional Fields

First there was Professor C. Bodin. Then came the trio of female scientists from the Research Institute. Now there are even more women minifigs with really cool jobs…

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One Of The Most Famous Women In The World Gets A Caffeinated Makeover

“This Mona Lisa painting is a mixture of Greek Coffee and Espresso brewed specifically to create the dark shades and to give the old vintage feel to it.”

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Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

“If I’ll be half as cool and alive as these two women, I will not be afraid of getting old.”

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Pink: The Unfortunate Gendered History Of A Great Color

June 23, 2015 by

A June 1918 article from the trade publication Earnshaw's Infants' Department noted, “The generally accepted rule is pink for the boys, and blue for the girls. The reason is that pink, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy, while blue, which is more delicate and dainty, is prettier for the girl.” According to Smithsonian.com, pink didn’t become ... [Read More]

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Forty-Three Years Ago Today, Title IX Passed, Marking A Legislation Milestone For Women And Girls

June 23, 2015 by

Forty-three years ago today, on June 23, 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was signed by President Nixon, guaranteeing equal access and equal opportunity for females and males in almost all aspects of our educational systems. It is considered one of the most ... [Read More]

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Her Image, Her Voice, Her Story: A Celebration Of Australian Indigenous Women

June 22, 2015 by

Wayne Quilliam, one of Australia’s most respected Aboriginal photographic artists, has interviewed and photographed women across Australia for the new exhibit, Her Image, Her Voice, Her Story… a celebration of the diversity and strength of Australian Indigenous women. ... [Read More]

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Amy Schumer Just Gave Us Another Reason To Be Super Psyched About Seeing Madonna In NYC

June 19, 2015 by

When Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour lands in NYC this September, a bunch of us will be there; all 40-something-year-old Madonna "virgins," in the sense that we grew up with her music, but have never seen the legendary Material Girl perform live. Our collective excitement has been at a palpable level, but it just got blown ... [Read More]

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Joy Ride: Pilot Dad Gives His 4-Year-Old Daughter The Flight (And Time) Of Her Life

June 19, 2015 by

Raphael Langumier, a flight test instructor and aerobatic pilot in Quebec, has accumulated more than 8,000 flight hours in more than 60 types of aircraft, since his first flight in 1991. So when his 4-year-old daughter Lea asked him to take her on her first aerobatic flight, and “do inverted things,” dad obliged and gave her the time of her life. ... [Read More]

This Is Precisely Why Every Woman Should Know How To Unclog A Toilet

A Cautionary Tale: Why Every Woman Should Know How To Unclog A Toilet

June 19, 2015 by

Almost four years ago to the day, American Standard released this video, which they say is "Based on a true story." Fact or fiction, it is hilarious! You panic, cringe, and gag right along with this poor woman who has found herself in some seriously deep doo-doo. For the brand it's a clever sales piece, but for us it's a cautionary tale that captures precisely why every woman should know how to unclog ... [Read More]

Katie’s Krops: How A 40-lb Cabbage Sparked A Mission To Feed America’s Hungry

Katie’s Krops: How A 40-lb Cabbage Sparked A Mission To Feed America’s Hungry

June 18, 2015 by

For some people it’s big ideas that change the world, but for 16-year-old Katie Stagliano, all it took was to see the impact one 40-pound cabbage could have on an entire community to spark her mission… to feed America’s hungry. When Katie was in third grade, as part of a school project, she planted a cabbage seedling in her backyard. ... [Read More]

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Giving Proper Credit To The Woman Behind The Stunning iPhone Image You’ve Probably Seen In Your Facebook Feed

June 18, 2015 by

This image was flying all over the internet yesterday, and was met with countless shares, cheers, "oohs" and "aahs". But in true social media form, the person most deserving of an invite to the viral party was left high and dry. So allow us to introduce you to Kelly Tan, the full-time mom, part-time ... [Read More]