Here's an imaginary application specifically designed to invade a woman's privacy while at the same time shaming her and making her feel as guilty as possible about her choices.
Carrie Tupper, tackled a conversation that clearly, should be had, and I was more than excited to explore this topic. Especially now, as my passion for women in business, as well as the empowerment of young girls continues to grow.
On Sunday, the U.S. Women's National Team faced Japan in Vancouver for another shot at bringing the cup down the short 30-mile trek back to the States. They won in a dominating fashion by a score of five goals to two. Here are ten reasons to celebrate the success of the USWNT.
FIFA's culture of discrimination goes far beyond the musings of a gaffe-prone, out-of-touch leader.
Early this year (2015), Dove released footage of their latest "Choose Beautiful" campaign. I awoke that morning to find my Twitter and Facebook feed full of shares and activity heralding the success of the campaign. I was brimming with anticipation and excitement as I braced myself to watch the video. Unfortunately, as the video ended I felt sad and frustrated.
We are all a product of our upbringing, and Bristol grew up a fundamentalist Christian in a patriarchal society, the daughter of a highly visible Republican. She grew up surrounded by ideas of what a good woman is and what a good woman isn't. She is what she was raised to be.
The world is a hard place for ladies and we all need a little support. No one will know your patriarchy-induced struggles better than a fellow goddess, and that support network is invaluable.
What I learned from watching a group of just-out-of-school tweens on a hot summer night is that right here and right now, they have the exact right idea.
For all the trans youth who are finally seeing themselves represented, who are now finding their own voices, writing their own blogs, and dancing freely, I'm ecstatic. But with new gains, there is loss. I care about the extinction of an entire people: lesbians.
Everyone has their own reasons, maybe you share some with me or maybe you have your own. Keeping your name or not, as long as your authentic to the voice inside of you, I'm proud. Keep being you.
Society wants to diagnose me, psychoanalyze me and judge me. It wants to cure me of this natural primal urge. The irony is men don't need to justify their hunger for hanky-panky. It's a given, a fact -- something that is universally accepted yet I must apologize and feel shame because I am a highly sexual woman.
Kirill Bichutsky, aka @SlutWhisperer, is a self-proclaimed Ugly Russian Jew. He made a name for himself as a New York City nightlife photographer, before graduating into that guy who pours champagne (among other beverages) all over the faces and bare chests of beautiful women.
Candace Bushnell is a novelist and television producer who, from 1994-1996, wrote a column for The New York Observer, which was adapted into the bestselling anthology, Sex and the City. It became the basis for the HBO hit series of the same name.
I don't know how it feels to be a person of color in America. I imagine, sometimes, it can be very difficult and very scary. I'd like to hear more about that.
We still have a long way to go in ensuring that men play an active role not only in their own health, but the health of their families. As a man in the movement for sexual and reproductive health and rights, I know it will take each and every one of us -- men and women alike -- to achieve gender equality in our lifetimes.
Was Andrew Jackson the mother of two? Was he the three-time co-host of the Golden Globes, alongside gal-pal Amy Poehler? Did he conquer a male-dominated profession? Okay, maybe he did that last one, but did he do it while having a uterus?
Beauty leads to vulnerability, and beauty is most often seen as a feminine quality. These concepts are thoroughly, almost obviously embedded in our culture.
There are lots of reasons why women tend to stay quiet in meetings--our desire for harmony and to be liked, our fear of being wrong, our inner insecurities, etc. We all know we need to speak up more and many of us have worked hard to overcome that inner Greek chorus that influences our behavior in meetings and our ultimate success.
Feminists are given a bad wrap. When I was growing up, women who wanted to excel in the workforce were demonized as anti-family, bra burning egoists.
Today, I am not a member of one single Man Tribe. Where did my Man Tribe go? I'm far from alone here. Most guys, not just my age, but those much younger and older than me, just don't hang out with other guys anymore. The Man Tribe, for most of us, has died. Why?