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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Historic Moment Or Currency Manspreading? Treasury Secretary Decides To Feature Woman On Redesigned $10 Bill, But She’ll Likely Have To Share The Space

June 18, 2015 by

It’s official, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that a newly redesigned $10 bill will feature a woman “who was a champion for our inclusive ... [Read More]

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The Belly Button Challenge Is Body-Shaming At Its Worst

June 17, 2015 by

By Marci Warhaft-Nadler - For those of you who've been thinking that it's been far too long since the internet has given us a way to judge and hate our bodies, you can relax because there's a brand new "am I skinny enough?" challenge fresh from China that's trending like crazy, called the "belly button challenge." The idea is that if you can wrap your arm ... [Read More]

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Fangirl Dressed As Green Arrow To Her School Prom. It’s Awesome.

June 17, 2015 by

"Fangirl" Danielle Taylor from Douglasville, GA was really disappointed in her high school’s prom theme, Sweet Dreams (Candy Land), so she set out to do something else altogether, and showed up dressed as DC Comics superhero, Green Arrow. This girl is clearly the hero of her own story.   ... [Read More]

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One Mom’s Mission to Raise Awareness Of Life-Threatening Congenital Disorder, Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome

June 16, 2015 by

Melanie Varney and her husband Gabby Mason have three children. When their twin girls Indigo and Ocea were born last year, nurses, family and friends were commenting on how cute it was that Ocea’s tongue stuck out. When Melanie noticed that Ocea ... [Read More]

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Vision Of Hope: Syrian Refugee Girls Create Inspiring Photos Of Their Future Selves

June 16, 2015 by

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question most of us have heard and had the chance to consider. But in many other parts of the world, girls are faced with the most challenging circumstances, and "reach womanhood without ever being asked about their dreams and ambitions," making it difficult ... [Read More]

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“Advice From My Mom” – Lunchbox Letters Become Source Of Inspiration For Master’s Thesis

June 15, 2015 by

When Skye Gould was in middle school, her mom, who was often traveling for work, wrote her dozens of advice notes and put them in her lunchbox. The two made a pact to save the letters, and they've been tucked away in a shoebox for more than a decade. Skye is now sharing them on a website she created as part of her master's thesis ... [Read More]

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Why Is Everyone Ignoring The Unempowered Language In Target’s Supposedly “Empowering” Swimsuit Campaign?

June 15, 2015 by

“Game changer.” “Empowering.” “Refreshing.” Body-Positive.” “Innovative.” These are just a few of the buzzwords a number of media outlets have used to describe the new 'Target Loves Every Body' swimsuit campaign, which launched last week. Taken at ... [Read More]

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Iranian Motorbike Racer Behnaz Shafiei Breaks Barriers and The Law For Gender Equality

June 15, 2015 by

Behnaz Shafiei is using her motorbike to break barriers for women in Iran, where women are actually banned from riding motorcycles. The 27-year-old is one of six women racers working to receive official certification from Iran's Motorcycle and Automobile Federation, which would allow them to race ... [Read More]