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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls for Increased Funding to Combat Hate Crimes

While hate crimes have never ceased to exist, their recent escalation in the United States has introduced a long overdue call to action. Read More »

What Would You Look Like On the $10 Bill?

Women currently account for more than half of the United States' population, yet the faces of women are missing from a basic necessity of American capitalism: currency. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker and Others Show Support for Turnaround Arts

This week, Sarah Jessica Parker paid a visit to Ebbets Field Middle School in Brooklyn, N.Y., in order to help promote the nonprofit organization, Turnaround Arts. Read More »

Yes Means Yes: Affirmative Consent Is Now Law for New York Colleges

Major progress geared toward combatting campus sexual assault was made when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that requires all New York universities and colleges to adopt the same sexual co Read More »

Misty Copeland Makes History After Being Named Principal Dancer

Misty Copeland made history Tuesday when she was named the first African-American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history. Read More »

This Place Holds the Most Startups Founded by Women

Sure, Brooklyn has acquired a reputation for having its share of hipsters, craft brews, and brownstones. Read More »