Women By The Numbers In Pictures

Some statistics on the status of women by Eleri Mai Harris.


Don’t Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes

This campaign perfectly captures the absurdity that comes with measuring a woman by the neckline of her top, the length of her skirt or height of her heels.


Samsung Camera Phone Mode PERFECT-ly Captures Ugly Influence Of The Beauty Ideal

The automatic “facial imperfection” corrector captures an image of someone who is no longer uniquely you, but rather a Dinsey-fied version of you.


Hate Mail Lesson: Uncombed Hair Threatens The Natural Order

“The people have spoken, and the people hate my hair. (I mean, really, really hate it.)”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


In Black And White: Actual Employment Letter From 1939 Reveals Inequality Women Faced

March 3, 2015 by

In the late 1930s, 22-year-old Josephine Calavetta was working for Grant Photo Corporation, managing one of their many portrait photo studios in the New York City area. It was a job she landed right out of high school and she excelled at it, particularly in her role as a photographic colorist. But despite her superior talents and ... [Read More]


Sally Hewett: Embroidered Body Parts

March 2, 2015 by

By Joetta Maue - I am not sure how or when I came across the artist Sally Hewett’s work but as soon as I did I wanted to know more. I love how her work is both meaningful and humorous. She manages to make us laugh at our bodies and all of its beautiful flaws as well as contemplate & question the standards of beauty our culture perpetuates. Read on to learn more about her sculptural stitching. BE ... [Read More]


Ride Like A Cowgirl: Chayni Chamberlain Becomes Barrel Racing Legend At Age 9

March 2, 2015 by

Sitting atop her 14-year-old horse "Flo Jo," 9-year-old Chayni Chamberlain accomplished something this past week that most people will never accomplish in a lifetime. Clocking a fast-and-furious time of 13.9 seconds, the third grader became an instant Barrel Racing legend when she took the top spot over 114 qualified entrants, all veteran ... [Read More]


Rad American Women A-Z: A New Alphabet Book You’ll Want To Own

March 2, 2015 by

Rad American Women A To Z, by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl, is a book for children and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends who like ABCs, social justice and women who just all around rock! ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Clean Jewelry Using Common Household Items

February 27, 2015 by

I travel quite a bit, and having a few places around the country that I call “home,” sometimes I get confused as to which home is actually home. One day my girlfriend, another multi-resident traveler, tried to set things straight for me. She explained home is where most of your underwear are… which made me realize, I have a lot of underwear in a lot of places. I also ... [Read More]


If Our Sons Were Treated Like Our Daughters

February 27, 2015 by

By Lori Day - Come with me. Let's open the door to a parallel universe. You unlock this door with a key of imagination, just like on The Twilight Zone. Here in this parallel world, the rules are different because gender roles are flipped. Loving parents and teachers accept this strange culture as if it's not so bad, or perhaps even good. As if the reverse of this culture could exist only in the minds of ... [Read More]

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

February 27, 2015 by

Nickelodeon partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month with kids portraying distinguished African Americans and their inspiring messages. Three PSA's were created and have been running on-air and online throughout the month of February, they include ... [Read More]

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Poem Reimagines Kick-Ass Lives For Six Disney Princesses, Delivers Empowering Moral

February 26, 2015 by

This brilliantly inspired and hilariously clever poem by Inkskinned is all too fitting to share on "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" as it reimagines kick-ass lives for six Disney Princesses, and delivers an empowering moral in the process. i don’t imagine my princesses in the same way others do, either kissing their husband and in marital perfection or ... [Read More]