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In 2009, Keira Knightley teamed up with Joe Wright, who also directed her in Atonement and Pride and Prejudice, to create a free ad for Women's Aid. The extended ad aired in U.K. theaters before feature films and was later promoted for TV with posters that featured actresses such Anna Friel, Jemma Kidd, and Fiona Bruce with bruised faces.  Featuring an Inception-like plot, Knightley portrays an actress in the ad: In the initial scene, she is seen leaving a set and arriving home to an abusive spouse....
Planned Parenthood’s Oregon Headquarters recently put up a collection of incredible IUD-shaped bike racks outside of their offices. The racks, which have been met with a very enthusiastic response, were implemented by Sarah Sockit Moseley, the Communications Director at Planned Parenthood. What a great way to show women of all ages that it’s totally normal and natural to take control of your reproductivity! Check out the bike racks and find out how they were made below.    Images via: Vincent Angel ...
It's be nearly four years since vocal sensation Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning: The world lost one of its preeminent musicians that day, but her memory—and her contribution to her art form—lives on. But this summer, fans will finally get to see Winehouse shine once again, this time on the silver screen. AMY, created by BAFTA-winner Asif Kapadia, is a beautiful homage to the singer's life, and judging from the trailer it's going to be an incredible cinematic journey. See for yourself in the...
Cards Against Humanity, the popular adult fill-in-the-blank card game, recently launched a $10 Science Pack. The new addition features 30 cards written in collaboration with Bad Astronomer Phil Plait and Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal creator Zach Weinersmith. But that's not even the coolest part: All sales proceeds raised by the Science Pack will go to the Cards Against Humanity and SMBC Science Ambassador Scholarship, which will offer full tuition coverage to women (yes!) studying for undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Anyone who is in high school...
“My Choice” is a video created as a part of Vogue India’s social awareness campaign, #VogueEmpower, meant to illustrate the choices all women should have over their own lives. The piece features 99 different Indian women of various ages, backgrounds, and professions—but the powerful message will resonate with women across the world. My Choice monologue transcript “My body, my mind, my choice. To wear the clothes I like even as my spirit roams naked. My choice. To be a size 0 or a size 15 they don’t...
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