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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Featured, Social, Spotlights

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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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

Body, Featured, Issues, Self, Silly/Sassy, Social

Young Girls Dressed as Princesses Drop Shit Ton of F-Bombs for Feminism

Young Girls Dressed as Princesses Drop Shit Ton of F-Bombs for Feminism

Our virgin ears! Kidding. Like a lot. What happens when you get a group of girls ages 6 to 13, dress them up in “princess” costumes and have them swear in front of the camera to make a point about sexism in society?

by × October 22, 2014 × 0 comments