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Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

‘Moral Courage’ Youtube Channel Launched As A Digital Platform For Social Change

‘Moral Courage’ Youtube Channel Launched As A Digital Platform For Social Change

A new channel has launched on Youtube and it is called the Moral Courage channel. It was started by NYU Professor and author Irshad Manji who was also been labeled […]

Working Women

Be Like Marissa Mayer: “I Ignore The Haters, I Don’t Click”

Be Like Marissa Mayer: “I Ignore The Haters, I Don’t Click”

The CEO of Yahoo! and the youngest to run a Fortune 500 is no stranger to criticism. Ever since her executive appointment last summer (being pregnant and a woman and […]

Fashion & Beauty

Abercrombie & Fitch Won’t Make Clothes For Fat Women Because They Aren’t “Cool”

Abercrombie & Fitch Won’t Make Clothes For Fat Women Because They Aren’t “Cool”

UPDATE 5/16/13: Abercrombie and Fitch have now released a statement from CEO Mike Jeffries supposedly apologizing and back peddling. He says that quote was from 7 years ago (umm, so […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty

Winona Ryder Shrugs Off Bad Memories & Embraces Ageing & Beauty. Winona Forever!

Winona Ryder Shrugs Off Bad Memories & Embraces Ageing & Beauty. Winona Forever!

When you are a celebrity who has grown up in the celluloid spotlight it becomes increasingly harder and harder to escape the constant glare and scrutiny of the public. Not […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Vogue UK Releasing Doco Showing How Damaging Photoshop Can Be

Vogue UK Releasing Doco Showing How Damaging Photoshop Can Be

British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman has revealed she is making a film for schools which highlights ‘the difference between fashion and reality and how a fashion image is constructed.’ It’s […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

There’s no such thing as a bad TED talk really. And every one we have seen shows us the amazing people in this world working to make a difference, using […]

Sports

WNBA Player Brittney Griner Says Coming Out Gives Others Strength To Do The Same

WNBA Player Brittney Griner Says Coming Out Gives Others Strength To Do The Same

Everyone is talking about Basketball play Jason Collins and his recent public announcement that he is gay. He has gotten a lot of media attention and spoke about it candidly […]

Body Image

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

It’s been a point of contention ever since the Mattel doll was released upon the world in 1959, created by businesswoman Ruth Handler. The argument being, is this doll realistically […]

Fashion & Beauty

Ireland Baldwin Doesn’t Care If You Think She’s “Too Fat To Model”

Ireland Baldwin Doesn’t Care If You Think She’s “Too Fat To Model”

Ireland Baldwin is the 17 year old daughter of actors Kim Bassinger and Alec Baldwin. She is also a young model and forging a career for herself instead of just […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Contributors, Entertainment

Forget Everything You Know About ANTM Winner Lisa D’Amato! Here’s The Truth…

Forget Everything You Know About ANTM Winner Lisa D’Amato! Here’s The Truth…

Whether you love her or hate her, Lisa D’Amato is real, and she doesn’t apologize for who she is. There are a lot of misconceptions about her, thanks to the […]

Causes, Politics

Is America Really Ready For A “Madame President”?

Is America Really Ready For A “Madame President”?

There is a shift happening in our culture, where more and more young girls and women are questioning why there still isn’t gender parity in our world, even thought it […]

Entertainment

The Female Artist Responsible For Ending The Beatles’ 40 Year Record-Breaking Chart Run

The Female Artist Responsible For Ending The Beatles’ 40 Year Record-Breaking Chart Run

This snippet of entertainment news pricked our ears for two reasons: 1) It was about breaking a Beatles record, and 2) It was a woman who was responsible! Her name […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Maria Shriver Named NBC News Correspondent For Women’s Issues

Maria Shriver Named NBC News Correspondent For Women’s Issues

Maria Shriver, Emmy Award-winning journalist and former wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to the media in a big way. NBC News announced this week they have appointed her as […]

Girl on a Mission

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Adrianne Haslet-Davis was shopping near where the Boston Marathon was taking place 2 weeks ago with her husband when the bombs went off. Sadly she lost the lower part of […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

How Dare They! H&M Uses Plus Size Model In A Campaign Without Pointing It Out

How Dare They! H&M Uses Plus Size Model In A Campaign Without Pointing It Out

As you can probably gather, that title was completely dripping with sarcasm. We leaped out of our seats after reading about this fashion story on the Daily Mail website and […]