Paula Abdul Urges You To #CheckYourself In Fun Dance Video For Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women has partnered with Paula Abdul to launch this kicky tune and video with an important message.

Paula Abdul Urges You To #CheckYourself In Fun Breast Cancer Awareness Dance Video

10 Year Old CEO Of My Eco Lips Changes The Lip Balm Business… Forever

Launches the world’s first create your own lip balm because, “The people who buy stuff, not the people who make stuff should choose what they want and how they want it.”

10 Year Old CEO Of My Eco Lips Changes The Lip Balm Business… Forever

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

An international celebration of inspiring women in science, technology, engineering and math… a.k.a. STEM badasses!

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Halloween Costume Idea: “Let them be who THEY want to be.”

Hats off to Kathryn Wilkins for illustrating this simple, but important message so elegantly and beautifully.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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It’s National Voter Registration Day!

September 23, 2014 by

Imagine what our country would be like if every single American woman was registered to vote, and voted. Yeah, that would be pretty terrific. But in fact, in 2012, only 64% of U.S. female citizens reported being registered to vote. Voting was an ugly battle for our foremothers who fought long and hard to secure this sacred and undeniable right. It's the simple act of ... [Read More]

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The Unretouched Butts Project

September 22, 2014 by

We thought this was the moment of the woman, but apparently it’s BUTTS that are having a moment all of their very own. It is, really, even Vogue says so, calling it the "official era of the big booty." As if the overexposure seen at last month’s VMA’s and the Nicki Minaj Anaconda video weren’t enough, Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea have released Booty, a new song and video in which for four minutes the ... [Read More]

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The Violence Against Women Act Turns 20. Here’s Where We Stand Today.

September 22, 2014 by

If recent headlines haven't been enough, this new video, It's dangerous to be a woman in America, created by director Joe Posner for Vox,  is a powerful reminder of the rates of violent crimes against women. “The Violence Against Women Act – a law attempting to reduce intimate partner violence both through judicial ... [Read More]

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Defining Feminism… How This 17 Year Old Is Defending What She Believes In

September 22, 2014 by

By Mary Dwyer - I sometimes find it very difficult to articulate why I believe in feminism. People are so willing to attack the movement’s purpose and relevance, and they use the title in jest or as an insult word. Being young, it is difficult for me to find the words to defend what I believe in when many people are skeptical ... [Read More]

White House Launches “It’s On Us,” A Public Awareness Campaign to Help Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

White House Launches “It’s On Us,” A Public Awareness Campaign to Help Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

September 19, 2014 by

This morning, President Obama and Vice President Biden kicked off the campaign It’s On Us, a public awareness campaign to help prevent campus sexual assault. The initiative seeks to engage college students nationwide with the message that it’s everyone’s responsibility to create ... [Read More]

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Artist Resurrects Xena Warrior Princess To Show Girls A Female Hero That Kicks Ass

September 19, 2014 by

From September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001, viewers around the world were captivated by Xena: Warrior Princess, a TV series about Xena (played by Lucy Lawless), a once infamous warrior turned formidable defender of the innocent and champion of the greater good. NIA, a now 18 year old graphic designer by trade and talented ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Amperage 101… How To Avoid Overloading A Circuit Breaker

September 19, 2014 by

"Norma - I'm going to be moving into a new apartment with semi old wiring. There are three walls each with several plug-in outlets on the same breaker. Plug too much stuff in and it overloads the breaker. Is the easy fix just giving some of those outlets their own breaker or is it a larger issue?" ... [Read More]

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Supporting Girls’ Sports Nationwide Brings Equal Opportunities To Play And Excel

September 18, 2014 by

By Diana Lustig - Currently, there are nearly 3.67 million girls competing in high school sports in our nation. This is a staggering jump from the 250,000 girls that were participating forty years ago. As Deputy Director of Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) for the New York City Department of Education, one of my main responsibilities ... [Read More]