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Men May Say They Like Smart Women, But Science Says They're Full Of Sh*t

Dammit, dudes. Get it together. I don't want to keep rolling my eyes.

Emi Boscamp
October 20 2015

This Artist Transforms Bratz Dolls Into Inspiring Role Models

Bratz — the hypersexualized dolls with exaggerated features, heavy makeup, and revealing outfits — have finally gotten the makeover they needed,...

Emi Boscamp
October 16 2015

18 Women Who Deserve A Standing Ovation For Their Responses To Body Shamers

Earlier this week, 20-year-old supermodel Gigi Hadid posted a long message on Instagram targeted at people who criticize her body on social media. The...

Emi Boscamp
October 2 2015

New Report By Lean In Reveals Some Shocking Stats About Women In The Workplace

Things are moving so slowly for women in corporate America, that "If NASA launched a person into space today, she could soar past Mars, travel...

Emi Boscamp
October 1 2015

Dalai Lama: If A Female Dalai Lama Comes, She "Must Be Very Attractive"

The Dalai Lama identifies as a feminist — "someone who fights for women's rights" — but he seemed to contradict this in an interview with...

Emi Boscamp
September 24 2015

Realistic Barbie Reaches A Huge Milestone: She Got Her Period!

Getting your period can be a traumatic event if you aren't expecting it. You might be scared because, wow, that's a lot of blood! And because no one...

Emi Boscamp
September 22 2015

The One Speech From The Emmys That Everyone Needs To Watch

The greatest quote from the Emmy's last night (or maybe in the history of the award show)? "You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not...

Emi Boscamp
September 21 2015

32 Years Later Miss America Finally Addresses The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Scandal

In 1983, Vanessa Williams made history by becoming the country's first black Miss America. Then, less than a year later, she was forced to resign when...

Emi Boscamp
September 14 2015

What I Wish More Women Understood About The Clitoris

Mother Nature has been most generous in bestowing females with the clitoris. Penises, of course, provide a lot of pleasure for men, but they are...

Mary Anne Cohen
August 26 2015

12 People On What The Word "Slut" Means To Them

"Slut" is a loaded term. And while there's been a recent spike in public outcry over "slut-shaming," the word has been around for...

Emi Boscamp
August 24 2015

7 Ways To Raise A Son Who Will Grow Up To Respect Women

A few months ago, I said something to my 12-year-old son that I’d been wanting to convey to him his entire life: “You know, one day you will have a...

Emma Dixon
August 18 2015

I Didn't Get A Job Because I Was A Size 12. Now I'm A Body-Positive Role Model

After graduating college with a BFA in Theater, I found my career passion as a teaching artist at various dance studios around New York City. I was a...

Kelly Wadler
August 14 2015

Why This Woman Ran A Marathon On Her Period Without A Tampon

Running a marathon is a major feat; running a marathon while on your period is a whole other ballgame. But that's exactly what Kiran Gandhi did in...

Emi Boscamp
August 11 2015

Watch Kristen Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg Mock Sexist Film Interviews

Women in Hollywood are hardly ever asked challenging, hard-hitting questions in interviews. Instead, they're asked about their personal lives and...

Emi Boscamp
August 7 2015

10 Reasons To Love (Like, REALLY Love) Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer seems to be everywhere right now: on TV, in the movies, and on magazine covers. Sure, she's hilarious, but what sets her apart from other...

Emi Boscamp
July 30 2015

Arizona Cardinals Hire The First-Ever Female Coach In The NFL (Yes!)

Yesterday, Jen Welter made history by becoming the first woman ever to be hired to the NFL as a coach. The Arizona Cardinals brought in the former...

Emi Boscamp
July 28 2015

"The Bachelorette" Is More Sexist Than Ever, As #MenTellAll Episode Shows

The Bachelor , a reality-TV classic, was founded on a sexist idea: a large group of women would vie for the affection of one man as he eliminated them...

Emi Boscamp
July 21 2015

There's A Disturbing Gender Wage Gap In Professional Sports

On Sunday, the U.S. women's soccer team defeated Japan in what was one of the greatest World Cup performances of all time. It was the most watched...

Emi Boscamp
July 9 2015

9 Ways To Create A Better Relationship With Your Body (Starting Now!)

Have you dutifully been repeating I am beautiful and my skin is glowing (or whatever other affirmations and mantras you like) to the mirror each...

Nathalie Sage
June 29 2015

Major League Baseball Could Have Its First Female Player Soon

A 16-year-old French shortstop made history on Sunday afternoon. Melissa Mayeux became the first-ever woman eligible to be signed by a Major League...

Emi Boscamp
June 23 2015