Great Schweddy Balls! The Stocking Stuffer Pitch That Just Earned Our 2014 “Really?” Award

If Mr. X had bothered to actually look at our site, he’d probably realize that our editorial focus might not fit quite as well as his jockstrops apparently do.

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Why Feminism Is Important: A PSA

“It’s all about equality, kids! And that’s rad.”

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Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

An empowered twist on the holiday classic…

Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

Vogue Paris Puts Women In Boxes… Literally

Two real life women have been turned into lifeless, Barbie-like dress-up dolls, sealed in their very own perfect packaging, all in the name of fashion.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

Free The Nipple… The Movie

Free The Nipple… The Movie

November 21, 2014 by

Ahhh, the female nipple… always the center of attention and ongoing controversy in social media, on television, on the streets and even on Women You Should Know. Fed up with the hypocritical contradictions and frustrated by the inequality women face when it comes to baring our breasts publicly, actress and director Lina Esco decided to take action, and Free The Nipple, ... [Read More]

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The Feminist Conundrum… Critical Thinking Vs. Over Thinking

November 21, 2014 by

"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly I just over think everything." ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Some Good Herb… How To Keep Fresh Herbs Fresh

November 21, 2014 by

How many times have you bought a fresh herb bunch, only to throw it out cause you didn’t use it quickly enough? A wilted slimy bag of green goop, tossed in the garbage - money wasted, and no sage for your favorite lemon-sage chicken dish you just prepped. I swore I’d never kill innocent aromatics again so I came up with a bunch of herbal fixes and a battle cry to forever ... [Read More]

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For Every Crazy Cat Lady We Know & Love… You Just Got Your Own Action Figure

November 20, 2014 by

You'll find this very special breed of human everywhere... The Crazy Cat Lady. Our own co-founder Jen went from thinking "cats = pure evil" to proclaiming herself a very proud "CCL," in less than 24 hours, compliments of a furry, little girl named Peachu. So the moniker, long considered an insult, has really become a badge of honor for the cat-obsessed. And like all good heroes ... [Read More]

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The Red Lips Project: She Captures Their Power In Photos, They Express It In Words

November 20, 2014 by

“Women are intrinsically powerful. But I realized that many of the women in my life don’t always have a space to express their power. I wanted to create a project to change this and give them that space.” This is what inspired photographer and college student Aditi Kulkarni to launch The Red Lips Project, a tumblr page packed ... [Read More]

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5 Girl Dominated Comics For The Young, The Not-So-Young, And The Brave Of Heart

November 20, 2014 by

By Mary Rockcastle - When I stomp into my local comic store in my two-inch heels every Wednesday morning after my first class, the employees at the Forbidden Planet in Union Square know what to expect from me. My interests lie almost exclusively in female produced or girl-centric comics. ... [Read More]

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National Organization For Women Gathers On TIME’s Doorstep To Show Magazine What A Feminist Is

November 19, 2014 by

On March 18, 1970, Gloria Steinem and a group of feminists stormed the office of the male editor of Ladies’ Home Journal and staged a sit-in, demanding that the magazine hire a female editor-in-chief. It was a defining moment for the women’s movement. Today, a new generation of feminists, led by Sonia Ossorio, President ... [Read More]

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Lady Parts Blog Exposes Absurd Sexist Casting Call Ads

November 19, 2014 by

Actress Katrina P. Day is calling “bullshit” on the character descriptions used in ads seeking actors for auditions with her new Lady Parts blog, a “kind of community service” for actresses. Katrina publishes real ads she comes across while searching for work as a way to highlight how women are viewed by the entertainment ... [Read More]