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Sweet Blackberry's Inspiring Animated Short About Bessie Coleman
Rooted in the belief that stories are powerful and able to inspire young people, non-profit organization Sweet Blackberry's mission is to shine a light on little-known African-American achievements. Founded by activist Karyn Parsons (perhaps best...
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Internet Herstory T-Shirt
Manhattan's women-centric co-working and community space, The Wing, is about to expand to Brooklyn and DC. They've also stocked up their online store with an abundance of positive message-bearing items. One favorite is a recent collaboration with Inner...
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1. Extraordinary Aurora Given a Very Ordinary Name Termed as an aurora, but technically an aurora-like feature, this phenomenon behaves differently—and has been named differently too. While most auroras ripple and fade horizontally, this one appears...
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"Vag" Tote Bag
Depending on the mother figure in your life, this "Vag" tote—made in collaboration by Dolores Haze and Brooklyn-based artist Dan Flanagan—could be ideal. The semi-abstract design (perhaps depending on the viewer) is silk-screened in Brooklyn onto the...
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"Advantages of Being a Woman Artist" Clutch
Another product in their ongoing collaborative collection, this "Advantages of Being a Woman Artist" clutch by Third Drawer Down Studio + Guerrilla Girls is pink and practical. From "Knowing your career might pick up after you're 80," to "Seeing your...
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Woman Playing Cards
In a regular deck of playing cards there are only four women, but in Zach Wahls' version all 54 cards feature smart, resilient and inspiring women. Beyoncé is (of course) the queen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the king, Harriet Tubman is number eight, and...
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"Hear Me Roar" Bag
Beautifully hand-beaded, this clutch (and others by the brand) are made by a team of some 200 craftspeople in Lebanon—all of whom are prisoners, ex-prisoners or underprivileged women. Syrian-born founder Sarah Beydoun wanted to make a brand that would...
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1. Hold a Piece of the Sun, Here on Earth If you need a little inspiration, look no further: humans have managed to collect a tiny piece of the sun, and bring it back to Earth. Even more amazingly, this happened 15 years ago, when "charged particles...
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International Women's Day 2017 Gift Guide
International Women's Day isn't just about cisgender women, white women or American women—it's an important day to reflect on the hardships, power and resilience of women all over the world. This year's theme is "Be Bold For Change" and that is about...
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Boob Necklace
Available in either solid sterling silver or 14K gold fill, this simple but sweet boobie necklace from Melopepo isn't just an accessory—20% of profits go to the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, so your purchase helps support people all over the country...
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Gift Guide: Girl Power
Despite what pop culture might show, the feminist movement has been in full swing for much longer than just the past few years. That said, having the movement for equality front and center in our collective consciousness is new—and remarkably satisfying...
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1.Scientists Have Found Evidence of a Lost Continent of Mauritia The lost continent of Mauritia is believed to have been pulled apart by geological forces and sunk to the bottom of the sea long, long ago and scientists have just found evidence...
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1973 T-Shirt
1973 was the year in which the Supreme Court case Roe vs Wade culminated in abortion being deemed a fundamental right under the United States Constitution. In a majority vote, laws were changed and, in turn, so were lives across the country. Of course...
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Stand With Planned Parenthood Tote
More than a regular bag to tote your goods around (though it will do that), this bag from Power & Light Press donates all proceeds to Planned Parenthood. Listing all the services that PP offers—perhaps for those who believe it exists purely to provide...
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"We Can Be Radical" Onesie
For kids of any gender, this very cute onesie has a double meaning. LA's Otherwild is famed for its positive and inclusive vibes, so the slogan "We Can Be Radical" could very well relate to feminism, or just generally being rad. Printed on a 100% cotton...
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1. Embracing "Ugly" Food There are a bunch of US-based food-delivery companies (such as Imperfect Produce, Hungry Harvest and Perfectly Imperfect) that are encouraging us to embrace so-called "ugly" produce. From carrots with two legs to oranges...
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Bad Girl Bandana
Made in collaboration by Deer Dana and Me and You, this Bad Girl bandana is an homage to Rihanna. Available in black or pink, the 100% cotton accessory is covered in Rihanna's favorite design motifs—including everything from retro cat-eye sunglasses...
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