It's no secret that over the years super heroines have gotten really crappy representation in the media and in the toy department. Even now, as Age of Ultron is getting hyped up, there is still an underproduction of Black Widow toys (despite her being the female face of the extremely popular Avengers). Thankfully, DC and Mattel have assembled to produce a line of female action figures. So far, the characters announced are: Batgirl, Katana, Bumblebee, Wonder Woman, ... Read More
Looking for a refuge from traditional wedding planning? Look no further than Toasted's event this weekend in Brooklyn, NY. You'll find tons of offbeat wedding ideas and affordable, eco-friendly goods that will get you all sorts of inspired for the big day.  Need a few more incentives? How about these bad boys: • 60+ of the very best NY area wedding pros• Free goodie bags for the first 100 guests• Over $5K in raffle prizes• Complimentary ... Read More
From Rand Paul to plus sized dancers, we've got it all in this week's round up of feminist news stories. We know you've been busy running the world (or at least fighting off the patriarchy), so go ahead and take a breather. Grab a coffee, check out this blog post, and start your glorious weekend off right.  Meryl Streep Just Started A Screenwiring Lab For Hollywood Lepers (Women Over 40)  Meryl Streep is taking yet another step on the path of being ... Read More
May is almost here, and as with any month, there will be the usual comings and goings of films on Netflix. Here are some lady-centric movie that will make spring that much sweeter! Legally Blonde (2001) Everyone knows Elle Woods--she taught us the “bend and snap,” not to get a perm wet within 24 hours, and most importantly: that women are not defined by their hair, their clothes, or their men. Directed by Robert Luketic, written by Karen McCullah Lutz ... Read More
Wildfang, whose name means “tomboy” in German, is an awesome clothing brand that offers up some killer gender neutral outfits. On Facebook they describe themselves as, “an online shop curating some of the raddest tomboy fashions—from wingtips to bow ties and button downs.” Wildfang recently tapped actress Evan Rachel Wood to star in their new video campaign, and the result is amazing. The film tells women to be fearless, showing Wood ... Read More
Spring is here, and we are finally showing some skin again, so we’ve rounded up a few products that use flower power to help you get your glow on. These balms, salves, oils, and creams will make you feel and smell like an au naturale Queen. 1. An eye cream that uses floral stem cells to battle puffiness and dark circles. Acure Chlorella & Edelweiss Stem Cell Eye Cream, $19, acureorganics.com 2. You’ll be feeling like you took a dang Hawaiian ... Read More
The icy paws of winter have finally released us from their blizzardy clutches! We’re free: running, jumping, tripping over ourselves, eager as f*** to get this whole spring show on the road. Cherry blossoms, sunshine, and a general cheerfulness has started to turn the world new shades of beautiful. It’s going to a party all the time. But wait! Are we really prepared? You may have cleaned out the closet, purchased a new wardrobe, and finally removed ... Read More
"More than 300 women have been shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten, bludgeoned or burned to death by men in South Carolina over the past decade, dying at a rate of one every 12 days while the state does little to stem the carnage from domestic abuse," reads Till Death Do Us Part's description.  Till Death Do Us Part—a Post and Courier photo series that took place over eight months—won the Pulitzer Prize for its outstanding work this week. The photos ... Read More
What's that you say? You don't have a bike with which to properly enjoy this beautiful springtime weather? Well, being that we just celebrated Earth Day, and bikes are the greenest ways to get from point A to point Bae, we have some rad rides to save the day (and the planet). Don't forget a helmet! ... Read More
Believe it or not, yoga hasn’t always been about perfectly toned buns and sparkly outer space leggings: The practice has only recently been connected to materialistic culture and image. Up until about six decades ago, yoga was non-existent in the Western world, but it has roots dating back to before 500 B.C.E. Originally, yoga developed under the guidance of vedic priests and mystic seers called Brahmans. The central motifs were Karma Yoga, Wisdom Yoga, and ... Read More
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