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The Struggle Is Real: Artist Cassandra Calin's Cartoons Perfectly Capture What It's Like to Be a Woman

Let's just say this: living in a world where there are such high expectations put on females of all ages — whether self-imposed or from societal pressures — to be "perfect" (whatever that may be), the struggle is real. Read More »

Satirical Comic Points Out Workplace Realities for Some Women

Ladies in leadership roles: you know you got where you are by going easy on the male egos in your workplace, right? You daintily tiptoed your way to the top, and therefore, should be consistent in your non-aggressive way of giving your male counterparts instructions, right? Read More »

Did You Know Betty Boop Once Had a More Conservative Identity?

On this day in 1930, "the world's first animated sex symbol," Betty Boop, made her debut on Max Fleischer's "Dizzy Dishes" as — believe it or not — a Read More »

Female Cartoon Characters Ahead of Their Time

Which female cartoon characters have inspired you? Check out your responses in the gallery above. The characters in the comic books we read and the cartoons we watch impact the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Read More »