Impressionist Mary Cassatt deepened our understanding of maternal connections. Learn more about how she opened up art to new realms of being.
Embracing Witchcraft: Five Books About Women Stepping Into their Power
Women have been labeled witches for centuries, but the term also carries power. From the 14th century to the present moment, these books explore the nuances of that power.
How Pink and Blue Became Gendered Colors
The colors pink and blue are considered gendered, but they had opposite meanings until recently.
Walking on Landmines: A Team of Women Fight to Save Their Homeland
A small group of highly trained women bear a heavy responsibility for clearing landmines in order to bring the region back to life.
Sadako Sasaki, Nuclear War’s Memory-Bearer
Sadako Sasaki is the most widely-known “hibakusha”—which roughly translates to “bomb-affected person”—and has become a symbol of the impact of nuclear war.
New Children’s Library Is Creating a Sense of Community for Women and Children In Need
The newly redesigned children’s library at Concourse House is providing a space for residents to come together.
This Children’s Book Author Spins Adversity into Gold
Dr. Tamara Pizzoli pursues her creative passion to publish children’s books after an untimely loss taught her there’s no time to waste.
Folk Duo Cathy & Marcy On How Music Can Foster Inclusion
Detailing their passion for music and their rise to fame, Grammy-winning folk singers Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer explain the transformative power of music.
How Malala Became the Youngest Person to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize
“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” —Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
The Invisible Wounds Afflicting Syria’s Children
For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.
The Strangest Thing
The kicks and punches became so frequent that I couldn’t remember what it was like not to have a burgeoning person inside me.
God’s Gift: The Lessons Motherhood Taught Me
Overall, motherhood is teaching me lessons I would not have learned otherwise. It’s maturing me on a level that I could not have reached without having gone down this path.
Becoming “Mama”: Nurturing Identity Through Gender-Diverse Parenting
I have never identified with being a woman, but I do identify with the name, Mama. That is what my youngest calls me.
The Only Child Box
A 5-year-old with an Anna Karina-esque bob prances into her mother’s nude drawing class in Santa Monica, California. With the focus of a cat, a jet-black-haired woman with striking olive skin and pouty lips sets up her easel and starts to sketch a voluptuous female model.