These Comics Absolutely Nail Why We Still Need Feminism

July 7, 2015

This is a cool article that highlights the art of Rebecca Cohen who is a cartoonist who focuses on feminism. While there is obviously some humor, there is also seriousness to her work that is hard to miss. These Comics Absolutely Nail Why We Still Need Feminism: Cartoons and humor make a good pair. Add […]

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Fabulous & FREE Crochet Shawl Patterns

June 26, 2015

I love the idea of shawls. I have every since I saw the movie version of Little Women with Winona Ryder and Susan Sarandon. I thought the shawl was the perfect accessory for the comfortable moments in life, the sad moments in life, the trying moments in life. A few years ago, I knitted a […]

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Key Global Gender Data Is Missing

June 22, 2015

Below an article about how a large portion of global gender data is missing and how this causes decisions to be made based on inaccurate data on a global scale regarding equality. Read More: Women remain in the shadows because 80% of key global gender data is missing. In 2012, the United Nations Economic and […]

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The Difficult Conversations Not Being Had About Game of Thrones

June 18, 2015

I think the perspective of both articles below is really interesting. I would like to direct your attention to an article from the telegraph that surmises the sexual violence and misogyny in Game of Thrones is good for women and then another article from Entertainment Weekly where the actress who plays Brienne of Tarth, Gwendoline […]

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There Are Physiological Benefits to Being a Good Person!

June 8, 2015

If you are wondering what the point of being a good person with no expectations that the goodness will come back to you is, then you should you should watch this. This TED talk was published a little over a year ago. The first few minutes seem a little bit hokey, but the physiological benefits […]

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Mentorships aim at stopping the declining numbers of women in tech jobs

June 8, 2015

Here is a really interesting article about the strides that are being made to help stop the declining numbers of women in tech jobs. Mostly the article highlights mentorships that are available in the STEM fields. But let me take this one step further. Do you remember in sixth grade when the boys and the […]

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Your Daughter Can Be Anything She Wants to Be, Including Spider-Man

June 8, 2015

You go, little Miss Margaret Ryan and all the other kids who participated in this gender-free superhero march. And, great job to all the parents for teaching your children they can be anything they want to be and accepting that maybe Jimmy wants to be Wonder woman (cause really, who doesn’t), and Margaret wants to […]

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