Why Is Contraception Still “Women’s Work”?

Why Is Contraception Still “Women’s Work”?

June 20, 2016 by

Why do women have so many birth control options, but men only have two? Laci Green, a sex education activist, says in part, because society still perceives contraception as “women’s work.” In this video, she gives us the low-down on where science is regarding new birth control methods for men, and what more options would mean for gender roles. ... [Read More]


Are You Mostly Left-Brained or Right-Brained? This Flowchart Holds The Answer

June 20, 2016 by

Based on the theory of lateralization of brain function, it was once believed that people who tend to be more analytical (think language and logic skills) were "left-brained," whereas the "right-brained" leaned toward the creative (think spatial and visual skills). While complex humans clearly operate out of both hemispheres, according to the folks at HubSpot, ... [Read More]


I’m Tired Of The Sexism Of This Calendar. Happy Father’s Day!

June 19, 2016 by

For the twenty-plus years I have owned this decorative country-style wooden calendar, I have experienced a flashpoint of rage every June 1st when I flip the banner tile over from May to June, and move the date tiles around. I always check my paper calendar to see if there are any special holiday tiles to be displayed each month. My calendar has a painted Christmas ... [Read More]


Female Veterans Share Experiences Of Being Assumed Non-Military Based Solely On Gender

June 17, 2016 by

Earlier this week, we shared the Facebook post of Rebecca Hayes, a U.S. Navy veteran. It was her brilliant response to an anonymous, assumption-making stranger who left a "hey lady" note on her car, chastising her for parking in a designated "Veteran Parking" spot. In solidarity with Rebecca, a number of female veterans ... [Read More]


This “Finding Dory” Makeup Transformation Is Insane

June 17, 2016 by

We’ve seen some pretty great makeup transformations before, but YouTube v-logger Chrisspy’s new Finding Dory tutorial is insanely awesome. Chrisspy, whose real name is Christina, shows off some serious skills as she transforms into Dory. Explaining her inspiration, she says, “Finding Dory is coming out and Finding Nemo is one of my favorite movies, so I thought it would be fun to challenge myself to see ... [Read More]


Fix-It Friday: Let There Be (Flattering) Light! How To Install A Dimmer Switch

My girlfriend Suzanne used to say, "There's no such thing as ugly people, only bad lighting." And I don’t know anyone who’s a fan of bad lighting. So if you'd like to be able to go from surgical room bright to get-you-in-the-mood sultry, all from the same fixture, let me shed some light on the world of dimmer switches. Installing A Dimmer Switch Changing a standard switch ... [Read More]


9-Year-Old Creates And Distributes Care Packages To Women In Need

June 16, 2016 by

After passing homeless people on her way to school each day, Khloe Thompson launched her own charity, Khloe Kares, to help vulnerable women in her community. Khloe’s first project is called Kare Bags. She and her grandmother design and make sturdy bags and fill them with daily essentials including soap, lotion, toothbrush/paste ... [Read More]

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My Story: Mom At 15

June 16, 2016 by

By Amy Lappos - "Call me when your toes curl from the pain," the doctor had told me. I was doubled over. Time to call. It was coming. I was 15 and about to have my first child. Although I could sense a change within me as she grew in my belly, it wasn't until the moment I held her that my world ended and our world began; as if I too had been squeezed through a place of femininity into a bright, new, ... [Read More]