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Treasury Dept. Announces Woman Will Be On $10 Bill

Treasury Dept. Announces Woman Will Be On $10 Bill

Well, it’s not Jackson, but it’s big news from the U.S. Treasury Department this week. On Wednesday it was announced that the next $10 bill will have a woman on it. <cheers!> We don’t know which woman, and we don’t know if Alexander Hamilton, the bill’s current face, will go [...]

by × June 18, 2015 × 0 comments

Body, Issues, Self, Sex/Love, Social

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

The “Business of Being Born” team is back, and this time they’re tackling birth control. Now before you get your maxi pads in a bunch (sorry) they’re not out to tell you you’re a terrible person for being on birth control. What they do want to tell you is that [...]

by × June 4, 2015 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Mind, Self, Soul

Loving My Body Through The Changes

Loving My Body Through The Changes

In the 7 or so months during which I took a break from my blog, my body experienced a somewhat significant change. Specifically, I’ve put on a little bit of weight. This is the point where I get a little TMI for some, but I intend to talk about it [...]

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Featured, Issues, Social

Harriet Tubman Voted Top Choice For First Woman On $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman Voted Top Choice For First Woman On $20 Bill

Big news! Harriet Tubman has been voted as the woman to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. It’s not official yet, but there’s a lot of potential. Andrew Jackson replaced Grover Cleveland in the 20s so why can’t it happen again? Women On 20s, the organization heading up the mission to [...]

by × May 12, 2015 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Social

Meet the Cast of V-Day Taconic, Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ To Benefit Women’s Prison Association

Meet the Cast of V-Day Taconic, Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ To Benefit Women’s Prison Association

V-Day Taconic is a local effort within V-Day’s global One Billion Rising campaign to end violence against women and girls – Taconic being Taconic Correctional Facility, a medium security women’s prison in Bedford Hills, NY. Last week, members of V-Day Taconic held an exclusive performance of The Vagina Monologues for the women at [...]

by × May 7, 2015 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Scene, Social, Spotlights

Spotlight: V-Day Taconic’s Briana Packen and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart On Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ At A Women’s Prison and Why That Matters

Spotlight: V-Day Taconic’s Briana Packen and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart On Performing ‘The Vagina Monologues’ At A Women’s Prison and Why That Matters

No doubt, Eve Ensler’s Obie Award-winning play The Vagina Monologues is a powerful piece of art and expression of the female experience. It’s inspired women (and men) across the world. But the liberating play is maybe not something you’d come to find within the confines of a prison. The ladies of V-Day Taconic [...]

by × May 1, 2015 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Mind, Self, Sex/Love, Soul

WICCAPEDIA: Getting Cupid’s Arrow to Stick – When and How to Cast Your Spell

WICCAPEDIA: Getting Cupid’s Arrow to Stick – When and How to Cast Your Spell

by Marie Davis Depending on your satisfaction with your relationship status, February – well, more specifically Valentine’s Day – has the potential to bring up all the feels. Your newsfeed will be filled with posted pics and statuses about people they love, OMG love (!), luv, and luuurve. What will Valentine’s Day [...]

by × February 14, 2015 × 0 comments

Featured, Spotlights

Spotlight: Catrepreneurs Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand On Meow Parlour, NYC’s Awesome New Cat Cafe

Spotlight: Catrepreneurs Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand On Meow Parlour, NYC’s Awesome New Cat Cafe

Cats and a cafe? Personally, Meow Parlour sounds like a dream come true, but maybe not something that could actually happen in real life, especially in New York. But this not drill, New Yorkers can now enjoy the company of an adorable furry feline friend whilst sipping on a sweet [...]

by × January 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Spotlight: Joanna Feldheim on Cultivating Beauty, Sustainability and ‘Tools for an Enlightened Life’

Spotlight: Joanna Feldheim on Cultivating Beauty, Sustainability and ‘Tools for an Enlightened Life’

Seeing a problem and solving it is easier said than done. So is following your dreams, but for Joanna Feldheim, a creative director and product developer starting her own online yoga shop from the ground up was a mountain she was willing to build AND climb. Feldheim created PRITI with [...]

by × December 5, 2014 × 0 comments

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Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Spotlight: Julia Morrow On ‘Hairstyle as Text’ and Her Very Hairy Thesis On American Culture and Identity

Things are getting hairy! In this week’s Spotlight we turn our attention to the research and history of America’s female hairstyles through the early and mid twentieth century. A braid? A bob? A messy bun? What does it all mean? Salted’s Alejandra Perez connected with Penn State American Studies graduate [...]

by × November 13, 2014 × 0 comments