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Last August, a girl made sports headlines. Mo’ne Davis, 13, appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated after she became the first girl to pitch a shutout game in Little League World Series history. Wait a minute. A teenaged girl on the cover of SI. Not wearing a bikini? Another young female athlete also recently made the news. Twelve-year-old McKenna Peterson signs … [Read more...] about Girls: One of the Fastest-Growing Sports Markets — and Most Ignored
Let's talk baby weight. Gaining it, losing it, and how celebrities on covers of magazines make the rest of us feel bad. Correction: How they make *some people* feel bad. As a lone duck, I'm here to shout that no woman should feel bad when seeing such images... we should feel empowered. (No, I'm not drunk.) Trust that I know how sensitive this topic is, and please keep in mind … [Read more...] about Can Real Women Do the Celeb Post-Baby Body Bounce-back?
It is a simple idea: that women in leadership positions will result in more just treatment of women everywhere. Many problems facing women in our society stem, at least in part, from the fact that for centuries the people who have run our governments, our armed forces, our companies, our world, have been men - many who are unaware of, or insensitive to, women’s … [Read more...] about Not One Woman in Power, Many Women in Power
It's estimated that more than 11 million women use oral contraceptives (aka "the pill") in the U.S. alone. It's hard to believe but it wasn't always easily accessible. During the 60's, oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) were illegal in eight states, and it wasn't until years later that the benefits of birth control were recognized by the FDA. In addition to preventing … [Read more...] about 5 Scary Birth Control Side Effects You Shouldn’t Ignore