Rilo Kiley’s new single, “Let Me Back In” is set to release March 19th and the band needs your help.  "Help us make our video!  For our first single, 'Let Me Back In', we invite you to upload your favorite personal Rilo Kiley video clip, band footage, created animation, etc... whatever you have in moving pictures that you’d like to share with us.  We will then view and choose among them to incorporate into the ... Read More
Games for Change has teamed up with Pulitzer prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to create a new Facebook game called Half the Sky, which will help raise awareness about sex slave trafficking around the world. If this isn’t enough of a reason to stop playing Farmville, I don’t know what is.  The Half the Sky Movement launched in 2009 with the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women ... Read More
For the city of San Francisco, Valentine’s Day is not just a Hallmark Holiday.  This morning, San Francisco’s District of Attorney, George Gascon declared February 14th, 2013 “One Billion Rising Day,” a worldwide campaign to end violence against girls and women. “Violence against women is a serious and dangerous crime. Countless women have lost their lives because society turned a blind eye to the violence they suffered in their ... Read More
A recent study at Edinburgh University proves that men have a harder time reading other people’s emotions than women do.  Well, this explains a lot. During the study, a group of both men and women were shown pictures of faces and asked numerous questions about them while their brains were scanned. When asked how approachable the people in a photograph seemed, the men took longer to respond. Though they eventually came up with the same results as the ... Read More
Excusez-moi? Did I read that right? Women can officially wear pants in Paris! This is huge. First you let women vote, and now they can wear pants? Gah. Ladies, how did you live without pants?  Weren’t you cold in the winter?  Did you have to shave your legs every day?  Oh, right, you’ve been wearing pants this entire time anyway.    Last week, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's minister for women's rights, ended the no-pants law, ... Read More
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