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Iconic Moments When Women Changed Military History

We’re commemorating Memorial Day by revisiting iconic moments in history when women changed the culture of the United States military. Read More »

MAKERS Emojis: "Femojis"

Apple recently updated its iPhone emoji alphabet to include a wider variety of skin tones in an effort to promote diversity. Read More »

The Best and Worst States for Working Moms

If you’re thinking about the ideal place to raise a family, these new findings might help put things in perspective. Read More »

Cannes Film Festival Crosses the Line With Shoe Policy

At the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, it seems that some attendents literally have one foot out the door. Read More »

Columbia Student Emma Sulkowicz Brings Rape Mattress to Graduation

Emma Sulkowicz first made national news in September 2014 when she was seen carrying a mattress around Columbia University’s campus in protest of the administration's response to her alleged sexual assault. She carried that same mattress across the stage at graduation Tuesday.  Read More »

MAKERS’ New Social Campaign #MadeByMAKERS

From filmmakers to jewelry makers, there are a lot of creators out there who are making incredible things. Read More »

"SLUT: The Play" Sparks Conversation About Sexism and Sexual Violence

AOL’s BUILD series hosted a discussion Monday about “SLUT: The Play” at AOL headquarters in New York. Read More »

Taylor Swift Makes Billboard Music Award History; Unveils Superheroine Music Video

Taylor Swift made history Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards after winning 20 awards, making her the most decorated artist in the show’s history. The country-turned-pop star surpassed Garth Brooks’ 19-win record. Read More »

Females Are Bringing the Fury to “Mad Max: Fury Road”

In the 1979 version of “Mad Max,” Mel Gibson played a road warrior set on stopping a violent motorcycle gang in post-apocalyptic world. Read More »

This Viral High School Yearbook Quote Will Inspire You

You may be surprised to learn that the latest content to go viral isn’t a funny video, but instead, a simple yearbook quote. Read More »

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