Words from Women on Earth Day

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Earth Day, also known as International Mother Earth Day,  originated in 1970 to celebrate our planet and to promote sustainable, healthy environments in communities around the world. Today, people traditionally take part in activities to honor our Mother Earth and pledge to take action in protecting our environment. Women environmentalists have often been a driving […]

Celebrate International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

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Amy-Louise had her first experience with street harassment at the age of 13 when a boy groped her while she was walking home from school. She, like many women, has been so traumatized by a lifetime of sexual harassment that she struggles with severe anxiety and only feels safe in public when accompanied by her […]

We Spleen: Joan Rivers for Body-Shaming Lena Dunham

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Lena Dunham, writer, producer and star of HBO’s hit show, Girls, pushes back against conventional beauty standards by frequently appearing nude on her show and embracing her physique. We applaud her for her boldness. But Joan Rivers has a different take on Dunham’s boundary-crossing ways. The Fashion Police host recently made some way-out-of-line remarks about Dunham on Howard Stern’s radio […]

25 Reasons We Love Gloria Steinem on Her 80th Birthday

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1. She co-founded Ms. magazine 2. She said, “A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.” 3. She used her skill has a journalist to explain and fight for women’s rights. 4. She went undercover as a Playboy Bunny not to write a sexy story but to expose harsh, […]