Courtney Church Discovers The Formula For Nerd-Chic With Periodically Inspired Brand

Her rad apparel and servingware collection features clever words and phrases formed by using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names on The Periodic Table.

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FCKH8’s “F-Bomb Princess” Video Isn’t Offensive… It’s Exploitative

“This video was scripted and slickly produced by a t-shirt company that evidently has no qualms about exploiting girls who are too young to understand the implications of the script they’re bringing to life.”

F-Bomb Feminism

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

“We turned the track the from pop-dance that it was, into a romantic ballad.”

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

Lord Of The Rings: British Designer Creates Literary Jewels From Pages Of Used Books

This handmade, bespoke jewelry collection captures the beauty of books in a truly extraordinary way.

Jayne Eyre-ring

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Real Women, Real Bodies: A New Campaign To Promote Healthy Body Image

September 30, 2014 by

Real Women, Real Bodies (RWRB) has one vision in mind: to help women feel beautiful inside and out. Founded this past spring by University of Wyoming students Sydney Stein, Hannah King, and Morgan Looney, the organization’s mission is “to promote healthy body image in women through ad campaigns and guest speakers on campus.” ... [Read More]

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Sister Act: 7 Year Old Declares October 1 Wear Your Superheroes Day For Her Lil’ Sis

September 29, 2014 by

Leanna is a 5-year-old girl who loves superheroes. But, as her father explains, "when she wears her superhero clothes to kindergarten, the boys tell her that superheroes are 'for boys.' She has even started to wear her jacket all day to keep from being hassled about it." GASP!! This does not fly in our WYSKy book. ... [Read More]

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Her Body

September 29, 2014 by

"There is not a woman or girl in my life who has not struggled with her relationship to her body. Worrying about having the perfect body keeps us from working on the important things - relationships, goals, creativity, and big dreams all get pushed aside when all we can think about is losing weight. Changing the way we think about our bodies starts with our conversations with other women, and I can't think ... [Read More]

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Yes Means Yes: California Governor Signs Landmark Sex Assault Law Affecting State Colleges

September 29, 2014 by

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a "yes means yes" law, making California the first state in the nation “to require all state colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.” Al Jazeera America reported, “The legislation defines consent as 'an affirmative, conscious and voluntary ... [Read More]

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15 Great Moments From My Afternoon With Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem

September 29, 2014 by

By Cynthia Hornig - Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a talk at the 92nd Street Y given by New York Senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand (D) with Gloria Steinem. The two discussed Senator Gillibrand’s new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, women and politics. It was like being a fly on the wall ... [Read More]

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This Is What Ladylike Looks Like

September 26, 2014 by

When you hear the phrase ladylike what does that mean to you? For us, it conjures up images of women in the 50’s, prim, proper and holding a tea cup. But that was the 50’s and today, the phrase ladylike, in the traditional sense, is as out of fashion as the pillbox hat. In an effort to redefine and expand the idea of what ladylike means, Lynette Love, the founder of the leadership initiative Girls ROC, ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide

September 26, 2014 by

Love to travel? Love chocolate? Then you're going to L-O-V-E this... the Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide! We describe it as a cross-continental, culinary road map of pure decadence. Is your mouth watering yet? Just you wait... Created by the connoisseurs at Love Home Swap, the guide features a curated list of the best chocolate destinations and experiences that can be found in almost every corner of the ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Season Savvy DIY… How To Get Your Home Ready For Fall

September 26, 2014 by

Fall has officially, well, fallen! Part of welcoming this new season means putting into action a list of "to-dos" that will help you gracefully transition your home into autumn, prep it for winter, and prevent you from uncovering a mess next spring. I call it season savvy DIY and it's all about taking on a few important, but easy, jobs to get your home ready for fall ... [Read More]