Behind The Military Spouse Stereotypes, There’s Always Some Truth

“The thing is, military spouses are still just people, and there will be good and bad people everywhere.”


Fangirls Get Marvel Avengers Fashion Collection That Takes The “Super” Out Of “Superhero”

Love the mission, but we simply cannot love this collection, especially considering the way it’s being marketing to young women.


Illustrator’s Clever Response To “Beach Body Ready” Ad Controversy

“Just go to the beach where you have, by definition, a Beach Body.”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Dynamic Duo Aims To Make History Running As U of M’s First All-Woman Ticket For Student Body President And Vice President

April 17, 2015 by

Update: Joelle and Abeer won the election and will go on to lead U of M’s student government during the 2015-2016 school year as its first woman President/Vice President team. By Claire Breitenstein - One day in fourth grade I was working on a “What I want to be ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Easily Turn A Boring Windowsill Into A Beautiful Focal Point With Tile

Happy Fix-It Friday friends! Today, I'm excited to share a simple and lovely tile project I recently did on my own kitchen windowsill. While most tile jobs require special tools for cutting tile, I’ve tweaked this project so that any inspired individual can turn boring into beautiful! Because a windowsill pretty much lives on its own, ... [Read More]

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To Workout In The 1940s

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To “Battle The Bulges” In The 1940s

April 16, 2015 by

"Girls... it seems that after you've helped to win the war, you'll still have another battle on your hands, legs, and things... the battle of the bulges." We're not sure what part of this 1940s film clip is more hilarious: the voice over dude's cadence, the copy he's reading, the heels the robotically smiling girls are doing their "WOMANeuvers" in, ... [Read More]

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

April 16, 2015 by

Whoa! The first 30-second teaser trailer of the film SUFFRAGETTE has just been released, and by the looks of it we are in for a treat. The film is about the British women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, and not only does it boast an all-star cast including Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep, the film has also been directed (Sarah Gavron) and written (Abi Morgan) by ... [Read More]

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

April 15, 2015 by

98-year-old Evelyn is a friend to her neighbor Joyce, and believes we should all contribute to society no matter your age. When the retirement community where the women live suddenly discontinued its bus service to the local grocery store for residents, Joyce was forced to think about the possibility that she may have to move away. ... [Read More]


How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman? Meet Dr. May Edward Chinn

April 15, 2015 by

In this episode of “How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman?”, we introduce you to Dr. May Edward Chinn, an extraordinary woman who, in addition to achieving several medical firsts, was instrumental in the development of the PAP smear in the early 1930s. Born April 15, 1896, today would have been her ... [Read More]


Principal Blacks Out 13-Year-Old’s “Feminist” T-shirt In School Photo For Being “Offensive”

April 15, 2015 by

UPDATE: as this story continues to evolve, we will share the updates. See below for the latest... Sophie, an 8th grade student at Clermont Northeastern Middle School in Owensville, Ohio, wore her FEMINIST t-shirt to school a few weeks ago. It also happened to be class photo day. ... [Read More]


146 Years Ago Today These Extraordinary Women Spoke Up For Animals When No One Else Would

April 14, 2015 by

In the late 1800s, the treatment of animals was not a topic of concern or conversation. Animals were considered utilitarian, and consequently, inhumane treatment was commonplace. But a small group of extraordinary women, led by Caroline Earle White, raised their voices to fight animal cruelty in the ... [Read More]