#ThighReading: Latest Body Positive Hashtag Has Women Celebrating Their Perfectly Imperfect Thighs

It’s the latest body positive social media movement aimed at celebrating individual uniqueness over some manufactured ideal.

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Thunder Thighs: Where My Strong Legs Have Carried Me, And How I Learned To Love Them

“When I was riding, I felt like I was flying. I found a new way to dance, balanced on two slick wheels, swerving and swirling downhill.”

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Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

“I would remind us that half of the humans are girls or women. So then why don’t we have all half of the scientists be women? What the heck?”

Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

This 5th Grader’s Science Project About Stuffed Animals And Germs Was Published In A Medical Journal

Because of Gaby’s science project, kids are able to bring their stuffed animals into the O.R. for comfort, minus the health risk.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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This Picture Of My Body In A Bikini Doesn’t Make Me Brave, It’s A Reminder Of Why We Still Need Feminism

July 22, 2015 by

By Heidi Heath - This is a picture of my body in a bikini. My body has been bigger and it has been smaller. I’m currently at a BMI of 24.6. This means my body fits into the “normal” range, although on the high end. My thighs touch, my boobs sag, and my ... [Read More]

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

July 22, 2015 by

166 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]

Jurassic Park: High Heels Edition Puts Everyone In A Pair Of Stilettos

Jurassic Park: High Heels Edition Puts Everyone In A Pair Of Stilettos

July 21, 2015 by

When Jurassic World was released last month it received rave reviews for its awesome dinosaur action, but the national debate over its star Bryce Dallas Howard's character Claire wearing high heels throughout the entire film, even while running away from the T-Rex, received jeers from movie goers and a load of criticism from the media. ... [Read More]

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You Can Now Listen To Ms. Marvel Crush Her Villains In A New Graphic Audio Adaptation

July 21, 2015 by

Marvel Comics has announced that its hit title Ms. Marvel is set for a GraphicAudio adaptation, giving fans of superhero Kamala Khan, Marvel's first Muslim character to headline her own comic book, the chance be immersed in the groundbreaking heroine's tales. And we love it! ... [Read More]

Multi-Grain Cheerios Campaign Aims To Stop Dietainment From Reaching Young Girls

Multi-Grain Cheerios Campaign Aims To Stop Dietainment From Reaching Young Girls

July 21, 2015 by

General Mills is on a health kick, tackling the subject from all angels. In June, it committed to removing artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources from the rest of its cereals. Earlier this month, its Lucky Charms went gluten free. Now, via its Multi-Grain Cheerios, the multinational food making ... [Read More]

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Teen Raises Awareness Of Heartworm Disease And Medical Funds For Shelter Animals Through Her Art

July 20, 2015 by

Annie Blumenfeld is just 17 years old, and still in high school, but she’s also the President of Wags 4 Hope, a growing animal welfare non-profit she founded when she was in the eighth grade. Inspired by her beloved dog’s agonizing battle with heartworm disease, she created her organization to raise awareness of the condition ... [Read More]

Marvel’s First Female Superhero Movie: The Greenlighter [Official Trailer]

Marvel’s First Female Superhero Movie: The Greenlighter [Official Trailer]

July 20, 2015 by

"Breaking News: A mysterious vigilante has been spotted roaming the halls of movie studios. The authorities are calling her, The Greenlighter. She’s a movie executive with the super human ability to make a Marvel movie… starring a woman." High fives and "pen clicks" all around... there are so many reasons to love this! Bravo to the comedy team at ... [Read More]

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4-Year-Old With Leukemia Gets To Say “I Do” To Her Favorite Nurse In Magical “Wedding”

July 20, 2015 by

On July 16, Lori Ciafardoni posted a video on her Facebook page, along with the following note... So today I got to help make a 4 year old leukemia patient's "wedding" to her favorite nurse Matt Hickling happen at the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancers at AMC [Albany Medical Center Hospital]. Thanks to Scott Wright ... [Read More]