Women

Is The Biggest Loser the Biggest Winner?

For anyone who watches The Biggest Loser, or the news, you have probably seen controversy over this season’s winner, Rachel Fredrickson.  Standing between 5’4” and 5’5”, her final weigh-in registered 105 pounds...

Road Test: CHI ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

Is there anything worse than splurging only to find out that a product doesn’t quite work up to snuff? All those wasted dollars on some gadget/beauty buy/shiny new thing that completely bites. Yeah, we hate ...
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Jen Selter: Instagram Star

Recently the New York Post posted an article about Jen Selter, a 20-year-old “Instagram star.” What the heck is an Instagram star?  Apparently, it's someone who has a great butt and posts selfies of said butt....
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EDM is Sexist, but so is the Entire Nation

On November 19, Kat Bein posted a blog on The Village Voice discussing the sexism within the EDM (electronic dance music) community. Her article, EDM is Sexist: Why it Sucks to be a Woman who Raves, addresses...
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Fitness with Kristen: How to do a chin-up

Like any good fitness junkie, I hit a point where one of my main goals was to be able to do a chin up.  What is the difference between a pull-up and a chin-up?  Equally as important, how do I develop the streng...
Gaby Dunn (Photo credit/CJ Johnson)

The state of play for lady journos

In the midst of helping my mother move out of my childhood home, I came across a book in my old closet. It is a book about female journalists, given to me by a journalist who visited my high school for a career...
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Hollaback now, girls

If you’ve ever been whistled at or called “baby” by a stranger, Kate Ziegler knows how you feel. Ziegler was used to being the victim of street harassment before she started training for a marathon in 2011. Sh...
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"Models' Rights Law" signed by Cuomo

Coco Rocha, a longtime model, speaks at a press conference last TuesdayThe past week provided a huge step forward for young women working in the modeling industry, which is often volatile, hostile, and, at tim...