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Good Mood Food

Your life is great. You've got a good job, some interesting hobbies, and a fulfilling personal life, but your generally crummy mood could be a …

Nutrition

You Go Girl

Thank God I am a woman. I could never be a man, anyways, because:<p>*I could never carry a bulging wallet in my back pocket, let alone drive while sitting on it. It's a pain in the behind.<p>*I could never tuck my shirt in my pants every time I dressed up. I like friendly tops that hang loose and …

Woman barred from gym after complaining about transgender person in female changing room

Gym says members can use facilities based on their "sincere self-reported gender identity"<p>A woman has been barred from a gym after she complained about having to share the female changing room with a transgender person.<p>Yvette Cormier had her membership of the gym in Midland, Michigan cancelled …

Aging while female is not your worst nightmare

I’m going to tell you a story that is so common and so troubling it is effectively split off from the emotional lives of young women, tucked away …

What It's Like to Be a Really Hairy Woman

As in, with a beard and breast hair<p><i>This article was written by Alexa Tsoulis-Reay and repurposed with permission from Science of Us.</i><p>For hirsute women, the appearance of thick, dark hair on places not usually deemed “feminine” kicks in during puberty, and it affects five to 10 percent of American …

Hair

4 Signs That Show The Degeneracy Of London’s Women

Theodore Gumbril<p>Theodore Gumbril is a reactionary basment-dweller with Heinz bean stains adorning a £2.99 wifebeater bought at TK Maxx. He considers …

IT HAPPENED TO ME:I Was Fat-Shamed by My Employer at My Birthday Dinner

Since graduating from university I've been going through a revolving door of retail hell, so I decided to give myself a break and try out au-pairing. New place, free rent, why not?<p>I accepted a job working with a very nice family, taking care of their son. Things had been going quite well, and about …

Do men really have a problem with witty women?

A new study appears to suggest that men aren't keen on funny women. Richard Holt looks beyond the attention-grabbing headlines<p>Generally I like to believe everything I read in the news, especially when it confirms things I already know to be true.<p>This is what most of us do; we skim through papers …

A new book places Lucy Stone at forefront of women's suffrage

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott and Susan B. Anthony are memorialized as leading suffragists in a marble statue in the Rotunda in our nation's Capitol. In this thought-provoking new biography, Sally G. McMillen argues persuasively that one person is missing from that Mt. Rushmore of women: …

No Guts, No Glamour

In <i>Snapshots of Dangerous Women,</i> a charming book of found photographs dating from the first half of the 20th century and assembled by Peter J. Cohen, anonymous young women are pictured doing all the things ladies did not do: riding a motorbike or a bronco, practicing extreme calisthenics, fake …

11 amazingly badass women in history

who run the world?<p>We're grateful to be constantly surrounded by powerful, inspirational women in the media—now more than ever. Feminism took over pop culture in 2014, and this year Reese Witherspoon and Emma Watson have brought the topic to the forefront of Hollywood's consciousness. But powerful …

Are women's careers really over at 45? What a waste that would be

Ageism and sexism 'end women's careers at 45', a new report claims, while men survive and prosper for another decade in the workplace<p>Which of these successful, high-performing women has hit a career ceiling? <b>Newsnight</b> presenter <b>Emily Maitlis</b> (44); life peer, business leader and a star of <b>The …

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Congratulations women, your career officially ends at 45

A toxic combination of ageism and sexism means that women's careers are effectively ending at the age of 45, according to a new Government report. The author, Dr Ros Altmann, explains why and what needs to change<p>We’ve all heard of the gender pay gap – it is real, although it is closing. However, …

Gender

Lily James row: Thin-shaming proves that skinny girls aren't living a fairy tale

Body-shaming isn't only the preserve of those women with curves. As actress Lily James, who stars in Disney's new Cinderella film, is finding out - thin-shaming can be just as poisonous. Radhika Sanghani reports<p>Lily James has just been thin-shamed. The <i>Cinderella</i> actress has faced days of criticism …

Feminism

Claire Underwood’s 12 Best Power Looks on House of Cards

They say behind every great man is a great woman, but in House of Cards, a step ahead of every great man is an impeccably dressed Claire Underwood. VF.com rounded up the best power looks of this modern-day Lady Macbeth, from structured dresses to luxurious silk pajamas (please, you didn’t really …