Sometimes it is hard to keep your western-feminist inside. This woman learned that the hard way in India with a visit from Aunt Flo.
Every Monday in 2013 illustrator Lisa Congdon and writer Maria Popova celebrated a great woman of history with an illustration and a short biography.
Princesses and fairy tale heroines don’t have careers, or even a trade--financially they’re zeroes. You don't want to follow their examples in a search of "happily-ever-after", but you might want to pick up a few lessons from their mistakes.
Thanks to Special K, we now know "fat talk" is bad for us and in yet another Special K challenge, they want to help you shut it down! According to them, 93 percent of women engage in fat talk without even knowing it.
The year in media had some real highs---women winning a record number of Emmys, power news duo Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on PBS Newshour. And some real lows, many from pundits, politicians and Fox news. The Representation project has made a powerful recap of the good and bad of the year. It's a must see.
by Sherrie Campbell, PhD
The week of Thanksgiving now ends with more gratitude. Giving Tuesday, in its second year, urges all of us to leave the shopping behind and help others. Give to any cause or donate some time. We have a few ideas to help
It's every marketers dream--to go viral. This year, two women-led start up companies did precisely that with their videos (aka internet commercials) which racked up nearly 16 million views combined. They're doing something right-- what precisely?
Writer E.B. Bartels is almost the Dr. of self-portraits. Back in 2003, she started photographing herself with a camera and now engages in the common practice of selfies. The practice has become a diary, a dialogue and a way to say, I exist.
Performance artist Nate Hill drapes white women around his neck. He's making a statement about how white women are seen as status symbols. Being a fetish is not reserved for non-white and non-European women.
By Amy Willard-Cross
VITAMIN W Staff
Emily's passed an important milestone--reaching three million members. The group grew six fold over the last two years--which happens to match up coincidentally with the war on women.