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* Celebrate sisterhood.
* Embrace similarities.
* Discuss differences.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
“[I]f we revert to history, we shall find that the women who have distinguished themselves have neither been the most beautiful nor the most gentle of their sex.”
eighteenth-century British writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
"[impersonating her mother] Now, Maria, if a boy doesn't like you, I would just like you to know that he is intimidated by your beauty, because you are the most beautiful girl in the whole world and if you would stop doing impersonations of me I think other people would see that..."
stand-up comedian and voice actress
In honor of anyone who ever had a mother!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
"I made a real specific decision when I came out of school and most artists were writing about home - if you were a woman, you were writing about being a woman - and I decided not to do that, write about what you know. That's not what I do. I went as far away from home as possible in terms of the development of my imagination."
award-winning, Tony-nominated playwright, actress, author and Professor at NYU
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
"My daughter Jane noticed a tremendous difference between Mommy's cooking and Daddy's cooking and decided Mommy should be phased out."
an advocate for advancement of women's rights as a constitutional principleprior to becoming the second female Supreme Court Justice of the US
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
"I believe knowledge doesn’t have a gender divide. Women can use their instincts, intellects, thoughts and ideas to their advantage. Women are good team players and female bosses often make very democratic leaders. I am proud to be a woman and strongly believe that the world belongs to those who want to make a difference."
“Red Rickshaw Revolution” a three-wheeled auto-rickshaw,
painted red to represent strength and female solidarity, ended 10-day,
1,800-kilometer (1,100-mile) journey in Mumbai from its start in Delhi;
intended to “raise awareness about the inspirational women
across India and share their achievements. Additional Article