NFL Cheerleaders Earn Less Than Fast Food Workers

On the eve of the 2016 Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, paltry pay for NFL cheerleaders remains an ongoing issue.

Stuff Mom Never Told You about C-Sections

Past Stuff Mom Never Told You guest and Longest Shortest Time podcast host Hillary Frank tasked us with a mission: find out why we care so much about c-sections and why that guilt persists. And, oh baby, did we learn

9 African-American Suffragists You Should Know

The 1902 publication of the “History of Woman Suffrage,” co-authored by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslin Gage was a milestone in first-wave feminism, as it was the product of a massive effort to document women's continuing

27 Badass Women Born in February

Movers, shakers and women's history makers with February birthdays.

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95% of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions & the Reason Is Simpler Than You’d Think.

A new PLOS One study finds 95 percent of women who have abortions don't regret their reproductive decisions. The reason why is simpler than you'd think.

New York Times’ First (and Feminist) Female Reporter

After less than three years on the job, The New York Times’ first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, was abruptly fired on May 14, 2014. Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. offered no direct reasoning for ousting the historic hire, other

31 Badass Women Born in January

Movers, shakers, and women's history makers born in January.

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A Vintage Happy New Year

Let’s perambulate through a whole mess of weird, awkward and downright bizarre vintage New Year’s postcards. I have so many questions.  

Who invented the Christmas card?

Americans bought around 2 billion Christmas cards in 2010, according to the Greeting Card Association. Despite women making 85 percent of greeting card purchases these days, we send and receive Christmas and holiday cards thanks to a British fellow (kind

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5 Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Feminist

If you’re anything like me, you still haven’t done your Christmas shopping, and you’re getting super anxious about it. Like, nervous-sweat anxious. I mean, what are you supposed to get for all of those amazing people in your life who’ve supported

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