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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
Illustrator and writer Rachel Ignotofsky's first-ever book "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World" profiles 50 women who have made a difference in the industry—from psychologist and civil rights activist Mamie Phipps Clark; to...
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of Montreal: It's Different For Girls
In a colorful, joyous dance party music video, of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes explains (as best a man can) how "It's Different For Girls." The lead single from the band's upcoming album Innocence Reaches is delightfully playful, but still on point...
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1. How Empowerment Became a Purchasable Product Originally used by social workers to encourage marginalized communities to rise up from poverty and oppression, the term “empowerment” has taken on completely different definitions in recent years...
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NSFW at OUTLET, Brooklyn
Portraits of naked women litter gallery and art fair walls; but spotting the contemporary male nude, in contrast, seems to be as rare as sighting the yeti. The male gaze is still alive and kicking—evident across every visual medium, from film to...
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Interview: Snask
Stockholm-based creative agency Snask likes to have fun. So much so, their company manifesto declares having great social skills is just as important as knowing how to spell. And their particular brand of fun is contagious; it seems with every project...
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The F-Word at STORY
A shop delivered in issues like a magazine, NYC's latest STORY (which launches today at their Chelsea location) is "The F-Word." Opening on International Women's Day, the concept store's current collection was carefully selected in order to spark...
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1. Earth is Actually Two Planets Fused Together A new study conducted by UCLA researchers has uncovered an astonishing twist to the formation of Earth: it’s actually two planets fused together. Existing research had shown that a rogue planet...
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The Real Thing at NYC's Flowers Gallery
This Thursday, the Chelsea, NYC location of Flowers Gallery opens "The Real Thing," a group exhibition featuring photography from four different artists questioning social constructs of gender, identity, femininity and more. Most of the four have...
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Annie Leibovitz's “Women: New Portraits”
It’s been over 15 years since Annie Leibovitz and Susan Sontag created the original “Women” project, featuring a selection of women from all sections of American society. Now, Swiss bank UBS has commissioned a follow-up to that seminal work: “Women...
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1. Hello! Selfie Miami Like a real-life Tumblr page, artist, author and feminist Kate Durbin created "Hello!Selfie Miami," a performance piece that occurred last week during Miami Art Week. The response to a man's attack on Durbin's piece about...
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1. Cover Eagles of Death Metal and Support Paris Victims Proving that beautiful things can come from terrible events, the Eagles of Death Metal are urging musicians to cover their sweet rock tune "I Love You All The Time"—and for every cover sold...
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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Somewhere along her decades-long crusade for gender equality and civil rights, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was aptly (and lovingly) named Notorious RBG. Inspired by her life’s work and new-found fame, “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: 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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My Life on the Road
Not just the story of author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem's travels, but also tracking the evolution the movement for equality, "My Life on The Road" is an insightful and inspiring read. "When people ask me why I still have hope and energy...
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Feminist With a To-Do List Pencil
Whether writing a grocery list, an essay dissecting Simone de Beauvoir's theories, your brilliant memoir or anything in between, these "Feminist With a To-Do List" pencils will keep you motivated. The Number 2 graphite pencils are also perfect for...
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Feminist Underwear
Made in the USA from comfy 100% cotton, this Me and You (aka Julia Baylis and Mayan Toledano) underwear is an adorable way to wear your heart on your sleeve—or on your tuchus. Hand-printed in the States, the white undies bears lipstick kisses on the...
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"Not Yours, Never Was" Embroidered Hoop
NYC's Yes Stitch Yes (aka Lauren Singleton) presents yet another fiery and floral embroidered piece. This small but mighty four-inch hoop is covered in pink- and purple-hued flowers, and emblazoned with the message "Not Yours Never Was" inside two...
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The Goddess Shirt
Pay homage to your favorite black and Chicana feminist activists and queer theorists—Audre Lorde, Gloria E Anzaldúa, Angela Y Davis and bell hooks—by proudly wearing Thugz Maison's "Goddess" T-Shirt. Made from 100% cotton, the top is screen-printed...
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1. An Interview with Gloria Steinem and Ruth Bader Ginsburg While their careers have taken them to different places, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka Notorious RGB) and women’s rights activist and journalist Gloria Steinem have fought...
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Unisex "Property of No One" Denim Jacket
For feminists of all genders, this 100% cotton black denim jacket offers a boxy fit and an important message of independence to the world. Emblazoned with the words "Property of No One," the jacket's decoration is sweetened up with a red rose, but...
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