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On This Day In Women's History

Marian Anderson Contralto

"Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." - Gloria Steinem Read More

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50 Years of Women In Space (Photo Gallery)

Sally Ride

In the early 1960s, a group of women known as the First Lady Astronaut Trainees (FLATs), and also known as the "Mercury 13", trained to become astronauts for America's first human spaceflight program. The program was created by Dr. Read More

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Women Who've Made Breakthrough Scientific Contributions

Women Who've Made Scientific Breakthoughts

The conversation on the lack of women in science, or the gender gap in STEM, never seems to cease. Read More

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MAKERS December Reflection

"The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back." - Sarah Orne Jewett As we turn the corner into December, we look back on 2013 and reflect on the road we traveled. Read More

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Native American Heroines Past and Present (Photo Gallery)

Native American Heroines

For so many of us, Thanksgiving means family, food and football. In fact, most schools teach children that Thanksgiving marks the day that Pilgrims met welcoming Indians with whom they exchanged food and traditions. Read More

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Fran Lebowitz On the Importance of Drawing Pilgrims

Fran Lebowitz Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! It's that time of the year to be with the people you love, give thanks, and eat an abundance of delicious food. Read More

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President Obama to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Gloria Steinem, Oprah Winfrey

Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." - Gloria Steinem Read More

Categories: MAKERS, In the News

Win Tickets and Meet Margaret Cho on Tour!

Margaret Cho Contest

We are thrilled to welcome comedian Margaret Cho to MAKERS! To celebrate the new MAKER, we're giving one lucky winner two tickets to Margaret's new stand-up comedy show "MOTHER" in Los Angeles, California, plus a meet & greet with Margaret Cho! Read More

Shakespeare's Female Characters Through the Years On Screen

Women of Shakespeare

The women of Shakespeare are some of the most memorable, complex characters to ever walk the stage. Read More

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Win Tickets to Becoming Dr. Ruth!

Win Tickets to Becoming Dr. Ruth

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

Categories: MAKERS, In the News

Mammogram? Oh, I'll Do That Next Year

Martina Navratilova Breast Cancer

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

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Tiffany Shlain: Motherhood Remixed

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

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

Dr Ruth Sex for Dummies Giveaway

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

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

History of women's fashion

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

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

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

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Win Tig Notaro's "Live" Album!

Tig Notaro Twitter Contest

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

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

Robin Morgan radio sensation

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

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

Female Film and TV Directors

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

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

HelloGiggles on International Day of the Girl

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

Categories: MAKERS, In the News