Betty Friedan and Rosa Parks, both of whom are pivotal members of two of the most monumental movements in American history, share the same birthday! Friedan is credited with sparking the second wave of feminism.
A new report from Rutgers University's Center for American Women and Politics studying the 34 states that will hold U.S. Senate elections in 2014 shows an opportunity for women to make history.
Women-helmed films make up 29 percent of the 119 feature films accepted to this year's Sundance Film Festival. But it's not all roses. During a panel, women filmmakers kept it real and called out Hollywood for its blatant sexism. Here's a quick list of films either directed by or starring women and girls in lead roles.
American women have been stuck holding 15 to 20 percent of the top jobs across all sectors for more than a decade now: CEOs, law partners, members of Congress, on boards of directors. Tired of hearing that statistic? Mary Hughes tells us what we can do to advance women's leadership.
A lot is happening for women and comic’s these days. VITAMIN W is even hiring our own female comic artist! And here are some other new exciting new comics that you'll want to read.
Women and girls made some great gains in 2013. A standing ovation for Alice Munro, Wendy Davis, Malala Yousafzai, and the list could go on. But it was also The Year of Weird. Vagina knitting, burger napkins for beauty, fake penises in our panties for safety, rape-prevention underwear, and vaginas. So many vaginas.
What do a guy from the Bronx, a 70-year-old recently divorced man and a father of six have in common? A new documentary explores the world of female masking--men who transform themselves into dolls by squeezing into wearable female body-suit. Vagina and breasts included.