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August 2014 Blog Archive

Daily Five: What Can Colleges Actually Do to Prevent Sexual Assault?

Daily Five: What Can Colleges Actually Do to Prevent Sexual Assault?

Plus Women in Clothes, standing up for Kirsten Gillibrand, and the strangest items found in the pages of a 60s teen magazine.

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New Footage of 11-Year-Old Sam Gordon Racing Past the Boys in Football

New Footage of 11-Year-Old Sam Gordon Racing Past the Boys in Football

After taking a break to join the Olympic Development Program for soccer, Sam Gordon is back on the football field, dodging boys and making touchdowns. She’s an 11-year-old phenom, and her latest highlight reel made Sports Center’s Top 10 plays of the week.  

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Daily Five: The Story of Nevada's Lucy Flores

Daily Five: The Story of Nevada's Lucy Flores

She's running for leiutenant governor. Plus, read about jobs that women pioneered, the unending fixation on Brangelina, and how female voters feel about the GOP.

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Daily Five: A Peek Into Senator Gillibrand's New Book

Daily Five: A Peek Into Senator Gillibrand's New Book

1. A preview of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's new book: 'I will help Hillary get elected.'

2. Healthcare in the time of Grey's Anatomy. How TV shapes the way we view doctors. 

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Amy Poehler Perfectly Sums Up Male Privilege

Amy Poehler Perfectly Sums Up Male Privilege

Whether she’s posing as Beyonce at the Emmys or appreciating Madeleine Albright as Leslie Knope on Parks and Rec, we love Amy Poehler. If it was possible, she just won even more of our hearts with her response to Neal Brennan’s question on his Sundance show The Approval Matrix. “Do girls want actual nerds, or do they want a guy who looks like a nerd but is strong?” Brennan wondered. So he asked Poehler how a man should behave amidst such conflicting ideals. Poehler had the best response:

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Jennifer Aniston on the Today Show: Pressure to be a Mother is Unfair

Jennifer Aniston on the Today Show: Pressure to be a Mother is Unfair

Talking with Carson Daly this morning, Jennifer talks feminism, her personal discussions with Gloria Steinem, and headlining the MAKERS Conference!

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Daily Five: The Best Stunts Pulled by the Suffragettes

Daily Five: The Best Stunts Pulled by the Suffragettes

These women were not to be messed with.

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Women Who Fought for Our Equality

Women Who Fought for Our Equality

Some of the courageous women who have argued for better safety, fair pay, and reproductive rights.

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On Women's Equality Day, MAKERS Discuss Equal Pay

On Women's Equality Day, MAKERS Discuss Equal Pay

On Women's Equality Day, MAKERS share their thoughts and experiences being unfairly paid and how to lessen the wage gap.

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Playboy Publishes a Worthwhile Flowchart: When is a Catcall Okay?

Playboy Publishes a Worthwhile Flowchart: When is a Catcall Okay?

Playboy has come out with an infographic that helps people make a fairly quick decision on the issue du jour.

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