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10 Helen Gurley Brown Quotable Quotes

Helen Gurley Brown (born February 18, 1922 in Green Forest, Arkansas), is an author, publisher, and businesswoman. She was editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years. In 1962, at the age of ...

10 Marilyn Monroe Quotes & Pics

Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but baptized Norma Jeane Baker. She was an American actress, singer and model, who became a sex symbol and cultural icon ...

11 Creative Answers to Who's the Father?

Wow. Eleven amazingly clever and creative (and hopefully tongue-in-cheek) answers to the question: "Who's the father?" (Supposedly found in the “Father’s Details” section of Child Support Agency application ...

14 Amazing Women Rock TEDx Santa Cruz

... is a popular facilitator for progressive think tanks working at the intersections of religion, sexuality, social justice, and public policy.  Author of The Sacred Yes and Your Deepest Intent, Rev. Johnson ...

15 Things You Should Know About Breasts

Susan notes: This is an interesting and useful graphic. (No, not the pic of my cleavage on the left - it's purely decorative! The one about breasts below :P). I love the funky facts. Unfortunately, some ...

20 Reasons Why We Still Need The "F" Word

Guest blog by executive coach Lynn Harris, author of Unwritten Rules: What Women Need To Know About Leading In Today's Organisations, is one I wished I had written myself. On the other hand, it's also ...

25 Hillary Clinton Quotes on LGBT Rights

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the United Nations in December 2011 to mark the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These are 25 of the most ...

39 Random Quotes by Amazing Susan

SheQuotes quotes women exclusively on Twitter and Facebook. These are 39 random quotes by @SheQuotes and @Amazingwomen creator and curator Susan Macaulay. if you choose to use them, please attribute ...

7 Ways Busy Women Can Find Love

In the hectic world we live in, it’s often difficult to balance dating with work and family commitments. How can we find the time to meet new people, never mind go on a date with them? Also, how can ...

A Penny for Your Thoughts

A young Scottish lad and his lassie were sitting on a low stone wall, holding hands, gazing out over the loch. They sat in silence for several minutes. Finally the girl looked at the boy and said, ...

Adrienne Rich (Poet/Essayist/Feminist)

... nt of lesbian desire and sexuality in her work.[6]A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far (1981) and some of her late poems in The Fact of a Doorframe (2001) represent the capstone of this philosophical an ...

An Open Letter To Girls About the Men Who Fear Them

...  is defined by a reduction of your character to narrow sexuality by a culture that refuses to hold men accountable for their actions and requires you to either radically display ourself for men's pleasur ...

Annie Lennox: I Need a Man

If Tina Turner is the Queen of Rock, what does that make Annie Lennox? OMG HOT!!!! I Need a Man Lyrics I don't care if you won't Talk to me You know I'm not that kind of girl. And I don't care if ...

Bitter Or Better? The Choice Is Ours

By Deanne Mathews In 2004, I received a call from my brother in Canada telling me that our stepfather was dead. He had stabbed himself twice in the heart. He must have been in such great pain to have ...

Carol Queen (Sociologist/Sexologist)

Carol Queen is an American author, editor, sociologist and sexologist active in the sex-positive feminism movement. Queen has written on human sexuality in books such as Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles ...

Cindy Gallop: Make Love Not Porn

... hard-hitting talk is honest, forthright and thought-provoking. Human beings are sexual beings, we wouldn't be around if we weren't. In my view, sexuality is an aspect of our humanity that deserves to  ...

Eve Ensler (Playwright/Performer/Feminist/Activist)

Eve Ensler (born May 25, 1953) is an American playwright, performer, feminist and activist, best known for her play The Vagina Monologues. Ensler was born in New York and is Jewish. She reports having ...

Hélène Cixous (Feminist/Philosopher)

... the mothers of poststructuralist feminist theory. In the 1970s, Cixous began writing about the relationship between sexuality and language. Like other poststructuralist feminist theorists, Cixous beli ...

Hijabistas Are Islam's Fashionistas

... about how a woman can be beautiful without placing overt emphasis on her sexuality. In western society it’s quite difficult to separate the two. I design clothes that are beautiful in the way that women ...

Hillary Clinton @ UN For LGBT Rights

... entitled to our human rights and dignity. The second issue is a question of whether homosexuality arises from a particular part of the world. Some seem to believe it is a Western phenomenon, and therefore ...

How One Woman Stopped FGM In Her Village

Susan notes: the fight to end female genital mutilation (FGM) often seems like a losing battle because it's so entrenched in some cultures, and the practice is perpetuated by women - mothers and grandmothers ...

Jump for Your Life, Liberty & Happiness

On the eve of the 2012 US election, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain says this about her award-winning film: Nearly a decade ago, I directed a film about the importance of reproductive rights: Life, Liberty, ...

Kathleen Turner (Actress)

...  that, propelled by her "jaw-dropping movie debut [in] Body Heat... she built a career on adventurousness and frank sexuality borne of robust physicality." Turner would ultimately become one of the top bo ...

Killing Ourselves Softly While Trying To Be Perfect

... perceptions of beauty, perfection, and sexuality. By bringing Kilbourne's groundbreaking analysis up to date, Killing Us Softly 4 stands to challenge a new generation of students to take advertisin ...

Kiss Our Collective Asses & Shove It Up Yours

In yesterday's post (This Is Insane. I Mean Really. C'mon!) I wondered wether to scream or cry. Today, I learned a lesson in humility when I found that women (and men!) who are obviously much smarter ...

Mae West (Actress/ Screenwriter/Sex Symbol)

... ff for good behavior. Media attention about the case enhanced her career. Her next play, The Drag, dealt with homosexuality and was what West called one of her "comedy-dramas of life". After a series o ...

Marilyn Monroe (Actress/Singer/Model)

... ologists have questioned whether at least some of Norma Jeane's later behavior (i.e. hypersexuality, sleep disturbances, substance abuse, disturbed interpersonal relationships), was a manifestation of ...

Marilyn Monroe Made More Sense Than Sarah Palin

Casanova’s rule for seduction was to tell a beautiful woman she was intelligent and an intelligent woman she was beautiful. The false choice between intellectualism and sexuality in women has persisted ...

Misrepresented? You Bet We Are!

MissRepresentation, the full-length, award-winning documentary premiered on the OWN network on October 20th. Watch it. Pledge to be part of the change, host a screening of the movie, or find a screening ...

Mystique: Feminine? Hot? Or Not?

... ." She discussed how women are now allowed to do everything that men are allowed to "as long as [they] are gorgeous every step of the way and display [their] sexuality." She considers this a "big p ...

Note To Self: You Are Not God's Gift To Men

Guest blog post by Sue Jones; originally published on elephant. Recently I posted a status on my Facebook page declaring I was having a “good hair” day. Only my best friend and confidant Amber could ...

PrimaDonna

PrimaDonna, Incorporated is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit youth organization that strives to promote hope, love, and self-sufficiency in the minds of young girls everywhere. Its focus is to reach out to girls ...

Sex Workers Have Rights Too

... that there is no shame in freely choosing to express one’s sexuality in the manner one wishes, and that includes getting paid for it, if that is one’s choice.... It’s Friday the 13th again; that means ...

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Novelist)

Colette was the surname of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954). She is best known for her novel Gigi (upon which the stage and film musical comedies by Lerner ...

Sophia Loren (Actress)

Sophia Loren (born Sofia Villani Scicolone; September 20, 1934) is an Italian actress. In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win ...

Sunitha Krishnan's Fight Against Sex Slavery

Sunitha Krishnan is galvanizing India’s battle against sexual slavery by uniting government, corporations and NGOs to end human trafficking.   Each year, some two million women and children, many younger ...

The Happiest Fairytale Ever

Once upon a time a guy  asked a girl, "Will you marry me?" The girl said,  "No!" And the girl lived happily ever after and... went  shopping, dancing, camping, drank whole bottles of wine, always ...

This Is Insane. I Mean Really. C'mon!

Ummm. What century are we in? This is the scariest picture I've seen so far this millennium. It defies all reason. I can't even write. I'm speechless. I mean really. WTF is GOING ON? Not ONE woman on ...

Unconscious people don't want tea

If you’re still struggling with consent just imagine instead of initiating sex you’re making them a cup of tea. Simple really.  And brilliantly explained in this two-minute video that ANYONE can ...

What Would You Say To A Victim Of Torture?

...  women and children, are mainly detained on minor criminal charges; the methods include rape and brutal violence. Rape is a crime of power and violence, not of sexuality. It degrades, dehumanize ...

Would You Buy a Maxi Pad From A Half-Naked Man?

...  I’m all for sensuality, physicality, and healthy sexuality practiced between consenting adults. And just for the record, I’m OK with nudity too. But what, pray tell, is the connection between a hunk ...