The best article I’ve seen in a long time about body image.

The Guardian on Facebook Sunday 10 June 2012 Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report By Eva Wiseman More of us than ever hate the way that we look. It’s making us anxious, unhealthy and disempowered. A special report on the pressures distorting the way we think and feel Outside, on a warm morning in March, students … Continue reading

Sheryl Sandberg – Too Few Women Leaders

The following TED talk features Sheryl Sandberg, one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley. Her work as COO at Facebook has not only made the company wildly successful, but has also taken the role of women in technology to new heights. Her talk is frank, honest and important. I hope you enjoy the … Continue reading

Lena Dunham making strides for girls in the media

With the rise in popularity of her show, “Girls” on HBO, Lena Dunham’s name has quickly come into the entertainment canon. Her wit, excellent writing and fearless acting have all stolen our hearts and has allowed her to make strides in the entertainment industry though she doesn’t exactly fit the stereotypical mold physically. I’ve been … Continue reading

the show that must not be named

Tonight CBS will air one of the worst broadcasts in all of television. I could sit here and tell you all the reasons I find it repulsive, but it would involve a post in every category of this blog. Therefore I will leave you with this: If you watch the stupid show, you are supporting … Continue reading

The Pioneer Woman

Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman to her loyal readers and fans) has made quite the career for herself out of her little blog and knack for homemaking, cooking, and photography. Her blog, thepioneerwoman.com receives nearly 23.3 million views a month, according to an article by The New Yorker. Due to the success of her blog, … Continue reading

“New Domesticity”?

As a result of feminism ideology that persisted during the past few generations, the female fight for gender equality has resulted in a decline in skills and disciplines that used to be the hallmarks of a “good woman” in days past. Things like sewing, cooking, cleaning, baking, and decorating had become such a required set … Continue reading

women, poverty, and the economy (UN Gender Reports)

In July of 2010, the United Nations created UN Women, the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The organization reports data about the standing of women in the world today – this report deals with women, poverty, and the economy. (All figures/information obtained from this site but copied here for your … Continue reading

hypersex, girls, and college life.

If you were to step foot on a college campus at 11:30 at night, you would be shocked at what you see. Girls everywhere – and pretty ones. Girls in dresses so short you can see their butt cheeks, jeans so tight they can’t possibly breathe, and heels so high they can barely walk. It’s … Continue reading

7 Girls Fighting for Girls

Girls, take heart! There are women – powerful and beautiful women – that are striving to change the face of women’s rights and women’s health in our world. Here are 7 of them. This is Leymah Gbowee. She won the Nobel Prize in 2011. She believes in the power of women. She advocates for non-violence, for … Continue reading

Makeup and Competency at Work

An article published by the NYTimes recently revealed the results of a study conducted by Boston University and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The study shows that a woman wearing an appropriate amount of makeup at work garners more respect and is considered to be a better worker than a woman that does not wear any … Continue reading