I am so excited about today’s giveaway.
When I first heard about Same Sky, I thought that the company sounded great. But when I got to really know what the brand is about and met a lot of the people involved, I completely fell in love.
Same Sky offers handcrafted jewelry that gives the dignity of work to women in need. They call it a “hand-up”, not a “hand out.” I think that is something we all can get … Keep Reading!!!
Did you know that Walt Disney Productions was the first production company ever to use the word “vagina” on film?
Disney produced an animated informational film called ‘The Story of Menstruation” to be used in health classes.
With Disney-esque magic they teach how to avoid feeling sorry for yourself during your period (not going to happen), bathing as an acceptable practice during your period (which was slightly horrifying to hear that not bathing was a rumor being spread during that … Keep Reading!!!
Plus size clothing store Lane Bryant has found their newest commercial banned from NBC and ABC. Both networks cite nudity as the reason for refusing to air it is hard to believe that, at least on NBC’s part, since they air the Victoria Secret runway show every year.
A big thank you to Lane Bryant for featuring a breastfeeding mom in the ad, as well.
Project Consent has released a series of short videos featuring the cutest little vagina and penis. Watch them dance, flirt, and then show you that if it’s not yes then it’s a no.
International nonprofit WaterAid has come out with a series of photos focussing on what moms around the world pack in their bags when preparing to give birth. The goal is to raise awareness of the lack of clean water, hygiene and sanitation in many areas. In some areas it is so bad that hospitals don’t even have safe water access.
Katy Shaw is 31.
In her bag she packs toiletries, snacks, diapers, hat, socks, mittens, clothes and swaddles … Keep Reading!!!
When Megan Naramore Harris took her daughter, Lexi, shopping for formal dresses at a Wichita, Kansas mall she was expecting to have a great mother-daughter bonding day. What she wasn’t expecting was for a sales associate to body shame her daughter and to end up on Facebook turning it into a lesson on acceptance.
While shopping at Dillard’s in the Towne East Mall, Megan spotted a dress that wasn’t quite her daughter’s style but she wanted to see Lexi try … Keep Reading!!!
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Roughly 20 per cent of pregnancies end in a loss and yet it is still the only loss that people are expected to grieve in silence about.
Jessica Zucker, a psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health, understands this pain all too well on both profession and personal levels. One thing she noticed after her own loss was that card stores are full of condolences for funerals, loss of … Keep Reading!!!
Sarah Teale, journalist for BBC Radio Nottingham, was doing a report about a new sexual harassment study when, as if on cue, a passerby makes obscene sexual comments at her. She handled it professionally and let the moment make the point for her.
Thanks, random stranger, for proving a point many just want to ignore.… Keep Reading!!!
Artist Sarah Levy painted a portrait of Donald Trump using nothing but her menstrual blood. And just to nail her point home she used a tampon as a paint brush. The reasoning behind it is not as far out there as it may sound at first glance.
You may remember that after the Republican Debate a few weeks back ‘The Donald’ made some weird comments about moderator, and Fox news host, Megyn Kelly.
… Keep Reading!!!
You could see there was blood coming
Leaving an abusive situation can be extremely scary and difficult. Meathead Movers, based in California, are doing their part to help victims of domestic-abuse get out safely and are issuing a challenge to other business to help out as well.
Aaron and Evan Steed founded the company in 1997, while in high school. Their fee back then was what you’d expect from 2 high school kids – $20 and a pizza. Since then they have gone a bit more … Keep Reading!!!
Buzzfeed loves vaginas, and we love them for it. This time they issued a challenge to six women.
Describe your vagina to a sketch artist
Awkwardly pick out your own vagina from the vagina wall.
Of course, these are actually vulvas but “vagina line-up” is more fun to say.… Keep Reading!!!
Featured image credit: One Tree Photography
Not that long ago women birthed alone, only doctors and nurses trained to see such horrors were allowed to be with expectant moms. Men were in the waiting room, hands full of cigars, anxiously awaiting the doctor to come out and announce if they had a new daughter or son. He dared not see his wife in any state other than dolled up making his dinner. Friends and family waited at home for carrier … Keep Reading!!!