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Narratives of women’s lives come with multiple plots these days because there's so much material to choose from. In one lifetime, you can be an abandoned single mother, a brazen careerist, a commuting mother, a non-custodial mother, and a state senator.
The Sunday morning talk shows set the agenda in many ways. For years, media critics have pointed out that the guests discussing and debating tend to be men - even when the issues at hand might concern women more than guys. The latest numbers show little improvement except in Nerdland.
At the Super Bowl, the ads are as much of a show as the game itself. The 3% Conference and The Representation Project are organizing tweet-up parties across the country to talk ads. It's a chance for the masses to grade the advertising business--and tell them how they're doing.
The war on women continues--at least rhetorically. Mike Huckabee, the one-time and soon-to-be presidential candidate asserted that Republicans are fighting for women to go beyond biology.
Entrepreneur and advertising genius Cindy Gallop wants to change the world. She's disrupting the sex business with her groundbreaking website, Make Love Not Porn and now she has some advice for business in general. Here's a female-informed perspective.

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.

If Alex Sink wins a special congressional election in Florida, the U.S. Congress for the first time in history will have 100 women serving at once. Close the Gap's Laurie Kretchmar explains what this milestone could mean.

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.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. This granted women the right to have a credit card in her own name. Feminists and their allies fought for this new world and it’s a good thing because we love to buy things with our credit cards sooooooo muuuuuuuuch!

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.

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