6:30 pm, July 31st | by Laura Donovan
If you’ve ever had your doubts, the popularity of a new “weight loss perfume” is proof that some will do anything to slim down.
France, land of skinny women and orgasmic carbs, is about to launch Prends-moi (French for “take me”), the world’s first pound-crushing fragrance.
5:45 pm, July 31st | by Amy Tennery
Yes, The Jane Dough champions board diversity pretty much all the time. And yes, we think having more women on company boards is a great idea — one that could help businesses exponentially.
But you want more proof that women make great board members? Well, here it is: Women really do help company boards perform better.
EOD: Man Assaults Girlfriend After Seeing Photo Of ‘Other Man’ On Her Facebook Page (‘Other Man’ Was Romney)
5:00 pm, July 31st | by Amy Tennery
EOD Tuesday: Sometimes, it’s difficult to figure out whether a story is more depressing or more awful. This particular one is a horrific maelstrom of those both.
4:00 pm, July 31st | by Laura Donovan
Tomorrow’s a big day, not because it’s the first day of August (sad to see you go, July), but because eight Obamacare regulations surrounding women’s health will go into effect, drastically improve our lives, and perhaps ease up on our wallets.
3:05 pm, July 31st | by Amy Tennery
With the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act late last month — and our blissfully imminent access to affordable contraception, thanks to that ruling — what better time to reflect on why accessible birth control is important to women?
2:45 pm, July 31st | by Tara Block, TresSugar
This year’s Olympics are a big one for women. Female competitors are crossing the finish line for a lot of “firsts” for our gender, including this being the first year there are women from every country participating in the Games. So as we congratulate the female swimmers, gymnasts, archers, rowers, and more competing at the London Olympics, let’s look back at where we’ve come from with these vintage advertisements featuring women and sports. See the sexist, silly, and spirited ads now that sometimes remind us of how far we’ve come.
1:45 pm, July 31st | by Diana Gerstacker
Ladies, if you think you’re having a bad day, think again. Unless you’re a high profile actress that got her phone and everything in it stolen (I hope you set those privacy settings, Olivia), your day isn’t so bad. Then again, she is still a famous and gorgeous actress, so how bad can life be?
12:45 pm, July 31st | by Laura Donovan
It hasn’t been a good year for fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and women. In February, he dubbed singer Adele “fat” and is now suggesting Pippa Middleton only show her “back,” as her face does not meet his standards and she only has her behind going for her. Here are a few instances in which the style guy has tried to shoot famous women down.
12:00 pm, July 31st | by Laura Donovan
Slimming down can be rather challenging for women, especially after they’ve given birth, but why not put the self-indulgent newborns to good use and force them to serve as a dumbbell?
11:15 am, July 31st | by Amy Tennery
Women and children first? Apparently not. Turns out women aren’t the first ones on the life raft.