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Today in Feminist History: Women’s Suffrage Has Returned to a High Level (July 3, 1919)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. July 3,...

What to Know About Freezing Your Eggs

I am a 33-year-old, single Black woman, and I’m considering freezing my eggs.  Truthfully, I never thought I’d reach my mid-30s single and childless. I have learned a few valuable things about myself on my way to looking into egg freezing. I don’t want to be married, but I...

14 New-Mom Must-Haves No One Tells You About

People are always quick to chime in with lists of items you’ll need once baby arrives, but they often fail to mention key details. Sure, you need a stroller—but with so many (vastly different) options out there, how do you know what kind to get? When they say...

How Fashion Girls Are Styling Denim Shorts This Season

If there’s one clothing item as quintessential to summer as ice cream cones and SPF, it’s denim shorts. Not only are they a staple in our personal wardrobes, but Daisy Duke made jaws drop in the OG denim cut-offs back in 1979 (named one of the most iconic...

6 Eye Makeup Looks Anyone Can Do

If there’s anything in my life I get complimented on, it’s my amazing, fun-loving, spirited personality. LOL Jk, it’s my eye makeup. I get stopped by strangers and friends and family alike asking how I did my eyeshadow, what I used, where I learned to do that, if...

Rest In Power: Demanding Justice for Vanessa Guillen

The suspected remains of missing Private First Class (Pfc.) Vanessa Guillen were found Tuesday in a shallow grave in Leon River, Bell County, Texas. Guillen’s story is gaining traction around the nation—prompting local protests and an outcry from celebrities and politicians alike—as the soldier’s family has expressed frustration...

The 3 Types of Negative Mindsets We Are All Guilty of

Negativity is an unavoidable aspect of life because, let’s face it: life isn’t perfect, and it never will be. With so much going on in the world, there has been a surplus of negativity lately, and many of us get caught in the loop without realizing it. So...

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation: What’s Keeping Congress White and Male?

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation in politics, on boards, in sports and entertainment, in judicial offices and in the private sector in the U.S. and around the world—with a little gardening and goodwill mixed in for refreshment! There were some key primaries this...

Study Shows Which Expectant Dads May Adjust Easier to Fatherhood

It’s natural for first-time expectant parents to wonder how they’ll fare once the baby arrives. According to a new study, a five-minute role-play done with first-time dads-to-be before baby arrives may help predict their parenting.The study, published in the Journal of Family Psychology, involved researchers visiting the homes...

Childcare Costs Continue to Rise So Far in 2020, Survey Says

The cost of childcare in America is just too high—and it’s still on the rise.Care.com’s annual Cost of Care survey looks at how the costs of childcare in America are changing year over year. Their most recent survey looked at responses from 3,848 parents in the United States...