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October 2013

Mammogram? Oh, I'll Do That Next Year

Tennis champion and this week's upcoming MAKER Martina Navratilova went four years between mammograms when she discovered she had breast cancer.  Read More »

Tiffany Shlain: Motherhood Remixed

You may know MAKER Tiffany Shlain as the award-winning filmmaker and creator of the Webby Awards, but now she's off on a brand new and exciting project! Read More »

Win a Signed Copy of Dr. Ruth's "Sex for Dummies"

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is the beloved sex therapist whose frank talk while spreading what she’s coined as “sexual literacy” has reached millions through radio and television over the last three decades.  Read More »

A Brief History of Women's Fashion (Photo Gallery)

The buzz around New York Fashion Week is always exciting. It's wonderful to see people from all over the world gather together for their love of fashion. Read More »

Tonight! The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

“The story of the African American people is the story of the settlement and growth of America itself, a universal tale that all people should experience,”  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To the amazing MAKERS community, Read More »

Win Tig Notaro's "Live" Album!

We are thrilled to welcome the wonderfully funny Tig Notaro to MAKERS! Read More »

From Radio to Radio - with child stardom and radical feminist politics in between

MAKER Robin Morgan was an adolescent radio sensation-turned feminist activist who helped lead the unprecedented first protest against at the Miss America pageant....and now she's returning to radio! Read More »

Trailblazing Female Film & Televion Directors Everyone Should Know (Photo Gallery)

This year, a record number of women are nominated for directing at the 2013 Emmys. Of this season's 10 Emmy nods for directing episodic television, fully half recognize women — three for comedy and two for drama. Read More »

HelloGiggles Asks 5 Writers "Why Do Girls' Voices Matter in the Media?"

As people ask where the young feminists of tomorrow are, activists and writers like Shelby Knox and Lindy West have stated the answer loud and clear: they're on the internet. Read More »

Win a Signed Copy of Tavi Gevinson's Rookie Yearbook Two!

MAKER Tavi Gevinson has been showing the world that people at any age can make a difference. Read More »