146 Years Ago Today These Extraordinary Women Spoke Up For Animals When No One Else Would

“Animals have certain rights, as inalienable as those of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” – Caroline Earle White

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This Is What Responses To Backhanded Compliments Look Like

“Usually when someone gives you a backhanded compliment, you feel offended but also powerless to protest. The drawings I made were a way for me to feel I was rejecting the insults I never responded to at the time.”

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New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?

Whether delivered with humor or not, are women really better for an ad that, once again, plays off insecurities as a mechanism to motivate?

New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?

Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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12-Year-Old Madeline Messer Wants To Know “Why Do The Most Popular Game Apps Make Me Pay To Play As A Girl?”

March 17, 2015 by

By Madeline Messer - For a 12-year-old girl, playing games on an iPhone is pretty regular behavior. Almost all of my friends have game apps on their phones, and we’ll spend sleepovers playing side by side. One day I noticed that my friend was playing a game as a boy character and asked ... [Read More]

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A Wee Bit Of Irish Wisdom On St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2015 by

It's March 17th... a day when rivers flow emerald, amber ales turn clover, people don their best shade of kelly, and schmears of white cream cheese blanket green bagels. It's a day when luck is in the air, rainbows dot the sky, and almost all the world seems just a little bit Irish. So on this St. Patrick's Day, we toast each and every one of you with a wee bit of Irish wisdom that you don’t have to be ... [Read More]

Dove France Turns Women’s Private, Negative Thoughts Into Dialogue That Two Actresses Deliver In Public

Dove France Turns Women’s Private, Negative Thoughts Into Dialogue That Two Actresses Deliver In Public

March 16, 2015 by

"If it's not acceptable to say it to someone else, why say it to ourselves?" Earlier this year, Dove launched its #SpeakBeautiful campaign that was designed to encourage women to stop posting negative Tweets about beauty and body image (over 5 million were sent last year), and to help change the way far too many women ... [Read More]

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GTFO Documentary Exposes The Truth Behind Sexual Harassment of Women Gamers

March 16, 2015 by

Premiering this week at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, the new documentary GTFO (Get The F% Out) exposes the truth about women and gaming, and it isn’t a pretty picture. Sparked by a public display of sexual harassment in 2012, GTFO pries open the video game world to explore ... [Read More]

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Aspiring Inventor Builds For A Cause… Uses LEGO Pieces For ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

March 16, 2015 by

Since taking the universe by deluge on July 29, 2014, the wildly viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has brought in $115 million in donations to the ALS Association, and an outpouring of support from people all over the world. One of those supporters was 8-year-old Aieshah Ashfer from Williston Park, NY, who ... [Read More]

A Few Words On Gender Equality From Major General Kristin Lund… Leading Change, & Paving The Way For Many

A Few Words On Gender Equality From Major General Kristin Lund… Leading Change, & Paving The Way For Many

March 13, 2015 by

Major General Kristin Lund of Norway is the first woman ever to be appointed as Force Commander in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operation, and is currently serving with the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). ... [Read More]

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Women’s History Month Giveaway: Win A BOLD Ring And Show Off Your Moxie

March 13, 2015 by

For this latest Women's History Month giveaway, Women You Should Know has teamed up with Cheryl Laughlin, the woman behind Bits Of Love jewelry, a brand that celebrates the power of words as little kicks of inspiration when you need it most. It's our way of celebrating BOLD women... everyday women (past and present) who have BOLDly gone where ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: What To Do If You Smell Natural Gas… Life And Home Saving Safety Tips

In the news this past week were reports of 2 houses that exploded in New Jersey due to natural gas leaks. Ironically enough, last night I put a pot of stew on the stove to simmer at a very low flame… apparently too low, because the flame blew out for who knows how long. All I know is I began to smell something strange and at first thought ... [Read More]