What Women’s Restrooms Can Tell Us About Tech Conference Sexism
By Adam Rowe | Jan 11, 2018 at 12:45 pm
When commercial product manager Lin Classon stepped inside a ladies’ restroom at Amazon Web Services’ 2017 re:Invent conference, she wasn’t surprised. Instead, she was alone. An empty women’s restroom functions as the canary in the coal mine of the tech industry. As Lin explains, the…
All the Major Women-Only Coworking Spaces, Listed
By Adam Rowe | Nov 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm
The importance of a women-centric location for working and living shouldn’t come as much of a shock to anyone reading the news over the past few months, as waves of sexual harassment allegations have risen across numerous industries, from politics to news to Hollywood….
Why a Woman Should Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill
By Camila Souza | Mar 5, 2015 at 5:20 pm
The time is long overdue for Americans to see a woman on the country’s paper currency. The non-profit, Women on $20s, has launched a campaign to replace President Andrew Jackson’s portrait on the $20 bill with one of a female hero. “A woman’s place is on the money,”…
Empowered Women Pose Nude for Caitlin Stasey’s New Site
By Frank Gruber | Jan 14, 2015 at 8:57 pm
The image of the “perfect” man or woman is all in the eye of the beholder, but over the last few decades online digital editing and manipulation of photographs has altered the perceptions of what a normal, healthy human body might look like. A new website,…
Google, Verizon, and Pantene are Using Ads to Empower Women – Are They Genuine?
By Joshua Kleyman | Jul 14, 2014 at 10:30 am
It seems to be impossible to spend more than a few minutes online and not come across some sort of female empowerment quote, image, conversation (read: argument), or video. It’s about time that women receive equal treatment in America. We are far past the…