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New Campaign Launches to Define 21st Century Feminism

Tabby Biddle | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Tabby Biddle

For a long time, I did not consider myself a feminist. In fact, for most of my life, I did not consider myself a feminist. This is embarrassing to admit, knowing what I know now. How could I have not been a feminist?

Trainwrecked Values: Amy Schumer Sells Out... Slightly

Brandon Judell | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

This comedy is often so deliriously entertaining and so deftly constructed, you won't realize for a time that one of America's favorite, new, politically astute comics is having her values derailed.

Duggar Scandal Should Prompt TLC To Help Fight Child Abuse, Advocate Says

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact

A women's rights group wants television executives to make sexual abuse prevention a priority on par with promoting one of their top-rated reality sho...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - National Day of Courage on Rosa Parks' Birthday

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

The first Day of Courage is taking place on Monday, Feb. 4, which would have been Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. Rosa had courage in excess although she probably didn't realize it until the support for her rose up from multitudes of individuals.

What I Wish I Knew Then

Nell Merlino | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Nell Merlino

Gloria Steinem looked down at the proposal, took out her pen and changed the word "Your" to "Our" so it became "Take OUR Daughters to Work." That was it.

How You Can Honor Women For Women's History Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 05.06.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With Women's History Month upon us, many organizations and entities including are paying attention and plan to honor and pay tribute to the many gener...

This Women's History Month, Change A Woman's Life

Joi Gordon | Posted 05.01.2012 | Women
Joi Gordon

In honor of Women's History Month, join me in uplifting (at least) one deserving woman. Whether it's hiring, promoting, or mentoring, helping one woman will change her life.

Breasts, With a Side of Politics

Anika Rahman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Women
Anika Rahman

What may explain such pervasive outrage that women feel toward Komen is that breasts have long been exempted from the political attacks.

Take Your Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Posted 11.04.2011 | Women

"Take Your Daughter To Work Day" was started by the Ms. Foundation in order to show young girls the career options they could aspire to. Eighteen year...

The Empire Strikes Back: Explaining the Republican Wave

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

What a difference two years make. In 2008, President Obama swept into office on a platform of hope and change. All across America, there was a groun...

Who Says Feminists Aren't Funny?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Feminists have often been accused of not having a sense of humor, but how could they survive without one?

The Democratic Convention...and a Front Seat to Women's Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Hillary Clinton didn't clinch the nomination, yet her impact on the process has been indisputable. There is a great deal for women to celebrate.

Women Get Respect -- Part 2

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

For countless women, Gloria Steinem is the personification of their own struggle with gender issues. From the stage, she paid homage to women of accomplishment in their respective fields that were in the audience.