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Daily Five: Girl Geeks Rule Comic-Con

Plus 26 things feminists are sick of hearing, and polls that say America is finally ready for a female president. Read More »

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This Day in History: Svetlana Savitskaya’s Space Walk

30 years ago today, Svetlana Savitskaya was welding metal in space. In the temperate outer space climate of minus 455 degrees fahrenheit, Svetlana tested and repaired parts of the Salyut 7 space station in her red-striped spacesuit. Read More »

Daily Five: CEOs Have a Warped Sense of Time

1. What would happen if more women designed/marketed lady products. Do you have anything to add? Read More »

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Throwback Thursday: Jenette Kahn’s Comic-Con

The Kahn Con, if you will. In 2010, the first female comic book executive received an Inkpot Award in San Diego. Read More »

Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress, a garment that has charmed generations of women. When Von Furstenberg created it, the dress became a symbol of empowerment for DVF herself. Read More »

Daily Five: On Presidential Candidates and Bikini Bodies

This evening, read about the women you might vote for, Lena Dunham's Twitter campaign, and the best horror writer you've never heard of. Read More »

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Modern TV's Feminist Star Speaks Out: "I Need Birth Control"

Thousands of women joined her conversation on Twitter, chiming in with their own varied, valid reasons. Read More »

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Daily Five: Venture Capital's Problem With Women in the Boardroom

Surveying the scene for women in VC firms, on football fields, and dressed up as Rosie the Riveter on Instagram. Read More »

Famous Women Who Have Channeled Rosie the Riveter

Beyonce's version is epic, but she's not the only one. Read More »

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