Women’s Equality Day: A Reminder Of How Far We Have Come

Produced and copyrighted in 1915, this propaganda postcard highlights the hypocrisy of opposition to voting rights for women.

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Women’s Equality Day: A Look At Its History, Obama’s Thoughts On Its Present

“When women are given the opportunity to succeed, they do.” – President Barack Obama

Governor Edwin P. Morrow signing the 19th Amendment Jan 1920

Sara Shaffer To Be Awarded National Firefighter Of The Year

“It’s been over 30 years since the first female was hired in PGFD. The trail was blazed, set and paved long before my arrival.”

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This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

Quincy Symonds may just be the best surfer and skater on the planet. Prepare to be inspired.

This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Brings A Historic Number Of Women Out To The Marvel Box Office

August 4, 2014 by

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy opened this weekend and crushed box office estimates with a record breaking $94 million in sales, marking the biggest opening for an August film since the $69.2 million release of The Bourne Ultimatum in 2007. What’s more... a record number of women went to see this comic book adaptation ... [Read More]

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I Tested Positive For BRCA1 Gene Mutation

August 4, 2014 by

By Caitlin Brodnick - I should have a PHD from WebMD, because, well I act like I do. Have a cough? I will Google it for you. Let me just go online and stare at the hundreds of tips, solutions, and gory photos that provide me with just enough information to decide you have 3 weeks to live and are probably allergic to gluten. This addiction grew to new depths when I was diagnosed ... [Read More]

Under Armour Launches Biggest-Ever Women’s Ad Campaign

Under Armour Launches Biggest-Ever Women’s Ad Campaign

August 1, 2014 by

After unveiling Under Armour's “biggest-ever” ad campaign and clothing line for women yesterday, CEO Kevin Plank admitted that properly marketing to women didn't come naturally for the brand, which has built its success on dressing muscle-bound men sweating in weight rooms and crashing on football fields. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Four Girlfriends And An Overloaded Circuit… The Night The Lights Went Out In Manhattan

I can remember a night, several summers ago, three girlfriends and I went into Manhattan for a special Girls' Night Out. We booked a room at an ultra-posh hotel and met there to have a cocktail before going up to our room to get glammed up and hit the town. Well, you can imagine the ... [Read More]

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It’s National Girlfriends Day… Grab Your Girls And Celebrate!

August 1, 2014 by

National Girlfriends Day is an annual holiday commemorated every year on August 1st. While its origins are "unknown," we need no convincing to embrace a day that celebrates the friendships between women. It's a day that reminds us to cherish all the women we know - girlfriends, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, etc. - who make our lives better. ... [Read More]

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espnW Launches New “Nine For IX Shorts” Series

July 31, 2014 by

Last year, on the 40th anniversary of the passing of Title IX, ESPN Films and espnW launched the phenomenal Emmy-nominated documentary series Nine for IX, which celebrated nine stories of women in sports told by female filmmakers. Playing off of that enormous success, this week ESPN and espnW debuted Nine for IX shorts, an extension of the original series. Among those athletes profiled in the six ... [Read More]

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Rosie’s Girls: Super Cool Summer Camp Where Power Tools, Dirty Hands, And Endless Possibilities Redefine “Girly”

July 31, 2014 by

Since we just covered the woman who was likely the face of Rosie The Riveter on the famous "We Can Do It!" poster, we thought this was a perfect time to tell you about our new favorite summer camp for middle school girls... Rosie’s Girls, which takes its name from the symbolic World War II ... [Read More]

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Happy Birthday To The Woman Who Was Likely The Face Of Rosie The Riveter

July 31, 2014 by

Born 90 years ago today, on July 31, 1924, Geraldine Hoff Doyle was just 17 years old when a United Press International (UPI) photographer snapped a picture of her while she was operating a metal-stamping press at American Broach & Machine Co. in Ann Arbor, Michigan during the summer of 1942. She was a beautiful girl whose friends were fighting in World War II ... [Read More]