Articles by: jenniy

Featured, Issues, Social

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, 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 [...]

by × June 4, 2015 × 0 comments

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

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

Featured, Spotlights

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

Featured, Issues, Social

Brittany Maynard, Terminally Ill ‘Death with Dignity’ Advocate, Ends Her Own Life

Brittany Maynard, Terminally Ill ‘Death with Dignity’ Advocate, Ends Her Own Life

Brittany Maynard, the woman with terminal brain cancer who made headlines last month, reportedly ended her life on Saturday. She was 29. If you’ve been following the story, Maynard was diagnosed at the beginning of the year with stage 4 glioblastoma, the most aggressive and lethal form of brain cancer, [...]

by × November 2, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Social

DJs MC Lyte and Samantha Ronson Team Up for Female Power Playlist – Listen Now

DJs MC Lyte and Samantha Ronson Team Up for Female Power Playlist – Listen Now

Two pioneering DJs, one mission to send the message the Women Are Watching. Hip-hop legend MC Lyte and DJ Samantha Ronson have joined forces to create this rockin’ playlist not only to get your female-empowered groove on, but to raise awareness in anticipation of next week’s election. The Spotify playlist [...]

by × October 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Silly/Sassy, Social

Jim Carrey and Kate McKinnon as Sia’s Nude-Suited ‘Chandelier’ Dancers is Glorious

Jim Carrey and Kate McKinnon as Sia’s Nude-Suited ‘Chandelier’ Dancers is Glorious

Dying! Jim Carrey and Kate McKinnon dressed as the dancer from Sia’s “Chandelier” music video on SNL last night might be the best thing I’ve seen all week. In the “Halloween Party” skit, the duo have a dance off, wildly prancing around the set in their nude leotards and platinum [...]

by × October 26, 2014 × 0 comments