Ana Gonzales Lewis

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Black Women Represent Fastest-Growing Group Of Entrepreneurs In U.S.

Source: Getty<p>A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to <b>Fortune</b> …

Women of Color

On the Red Couch with Author Julia Alvarez

<i>When learning a new language, it’s important to watch what you say —especially if forced to flee your homeland under the threat of death.</i><i>A way with</i> …

Dominican Republic

Apple Still Can't Find Any Women To Share The Stage At Its Big Events

Apple has just concluded its big Thursday media event, at which it unveiled new iPads, a new iMac and a few other things. And it once again managed to conduct the entire show without a single female speaker.<p>One of the only women that appeared on stage at the event was in the video demonstration of …

so what is the purpose of these menstrual like cramps in the 3rd trimester? | Yahoo Answers

Menstrual Cramps During Late Pregnancy<p>? · 1 year ago<p>Menstrual Like Cramps During Pregnancy<p>? · 2 years ago<p>You're right, it is exciting. It means it's …

How Pregnant Women Are Becoming Victims Of The Ebola Outbreak

In an effort to keep the virus contained, Fatumata Fofana was denied access to a hospital in July because she <i>didn't</i> have Ebola.<p>Amid being transferred to two different clinics, the pregnant Liberian woman developed medical complications while still in labor. Fofana and her baby died.<p>Unfortunately, …

Iceland is running a gender-equality conference without any women

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Time.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Rishi Iyengar, TIME<p>Iceland is organizing a …

Silicon Valley is a ‘twilight zone’ for women, but it’s shifting

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The boys club of Silicon Valley finally may be starting to take dues from women.<p>There are still just 51 female CEOs in all …

Photo Project Celebrates Rad, Powerful Women with Disabilities

Women in wheelchairs are powerful, proud and beautiful. That’s the important message that Raw Beauty Project NYC, an arts organization that partnered …

Frat brothers rape 300% more. One in 5 women is sexually assaulted on campus. Should we ban frats?

When I was at Tulane University, girls were warned about the “bad” fraternities: the ones that spiked the punch at parties with Everclear and maybe drugs, the kind of frats where girls got hurt. During my first week of class 18 years ago, rumours circulated about a girl on my floor who had been …

UK Women are Bigger Gamers than Men

More UK women are playing video games than men, marking a significant shift in the industry's traditional demographics, according to new research.<p>The …

PTSD Is Linked to Food Addiction in Women, New Study Finds

A new study published in <i>JAMA Psychiatry</i> has found that women who suffer from the worst symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are twice as …

Violence against women survey shows there is ‘more work to be done’

Many Australians believe there are circumstances where violence against women can be excused and almost one in five believe if a woman is raped while intoxicated she is partly responsible, a national survey has found.<p>While 95% of the 17,500 Australians surveyed by VicHealth believe violence against …

Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a woman can be hard to find — if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.<p>Less than 3 percent of …

Alicia Keys Announces She’s Pregnant, Expecting Second Child With Husband Swizz Beatz

Aww! <b>Alicia Keys</b> and husband <b>Swizz Beatz</b> are expecting their second child together—and the singer made the announcement via Instagram on Thursday, July …

Alicia Keys

The Greatest Black Women In Superhero Comics (Who Aren't Storm)

Whenever anybody asks about black women in comics, the immediate response is to bring up Storm. But Storm isn't the only black woman to rock …

Are Women Too Timid When They Job Search?

Have you applied for a job you weren’t “technically” qualified for? Many women haven’t.<p>Are they depriving themselves of jobs they could actually get? Maybe so.<p>In her recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) blog post, “Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified,” women’s leadership …

Well-Read Women: Gorgeous Watercolor Portraits of Literature’s Most Beloved Heroines

When my friend Lisa Congdon and I started our <i>Reconstructionists</i> project — a yearlong illustrated celebration of women who changed the course of history and our understanding of the world — we knew that nearly half of them would end up being women of letters. Now, New-York-based painter and fashion …

Stevie Wonder to Take 'Songs in the Key of Life' on the Road

Stevie Wonder will take his celebrated 1976 record <i>Songs in the Key of Life</i> on an 11-date arena tour this fall. It will take him across the country …

Music

Meredith Vieira explains #WhyIStayed - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Talk show host Meredith Vieira is the latest public figure to share her story of domestic violence inspired by the social media movement #WhyIStayed. We're resurfacing this story from September 9 explaining the origins of the hashtag. "It's not just an issue with the NFL, it's an</i> …

The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink 2015

Announcing our second annual awards for the year's Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink. In collaboration with Fortune magazine, we considered …

In 'Bare Reality,' 100 Women Share How They Feel About Their Breasts

How do you feel about your breasts?<p>One hundred women answer that question in an upcoming book, <i>Bare Reality</i>.<p><i>(Some images below may be considered NSFW)</i><p>Photographer Laura Dodsworth started the project after becoming frustrated with how breasts were shown in the media, feeling that most portrayals …

Men Earn More Money After Having A Kid, While Women Earn Less

That's one of the take-aways from a new research paper by University of Massachusetts, Amherst sociology professor Michelle Budig, who found that the average man earns a pay bump of more than 6% when he becomes a father.<p>Conversely, Budig found that women's earnings decreased by 4% for every child …

7 Up-and-Coming Women in Comedy to Watch

With the recent passing of Joan Rivers, we were reminded that, not so long ago, women were considered outsiders in the comedy world. “Comedy was all …

Comedy

L'Oreal Adds a Feminist Label

On Sunday, Beyoncé lit up the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards with the word "FEMINIST" in bright lights, re-energizing a debate about what …

Mom Photographs One-Handed Daughter To Show Her Life's Possibilities Are Endless

One of the greatest gifts a parent can give a child is hope. A New Zealand mother uses photography to show her daughter that the possibilities for her life are endless.<p>Photographer Holly Spring's daughter, Violet, was born with only one hand and a serious bowel condition known as Hirschprung's …

Opinion: 7 reasons women will lead the new world order

“Men are losing their grip,” wrote Jennifer Homans in her New York Times review of “The End of Men and Rise of Women,” Hanna Rosin’s bestseller. …

19 Unapologetic One-Liners From Joan Rivers

“We don’t apologize for a joke. We are comics. We are here to make you laugh. If you don’t get it, then don’t watch us.”<p>Joan Rivers was not a …

21 Books Written by and About Women That Men Would Benefit From Reading

From Tina Fey's memoir to Margaret Atwood and Octavia Butler's dystopias, these works offer a window into the female experience.<p>Little, Brown and Company<p><b>Suburban-Angst Films</b><p>This week, <i>Salon</i> published a great interview with Meg Wolitzer (whose just-released novel <i>The Interestings</i> is currently being …