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F that: Dieting, because it’s toxic …

Photo by Luísa Schetinger on Unsplash Instagram churns out a lot of eye-rolling, irritating and downright offensive content. Unwanted advice about what women should eat, alongside unrealistic, unattainable images of women’s bodies is at the forefront of that category. But…

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Mean reads: Women in cannabis, toxic Microsoft, …

Trickle-down equality: more women in congress means less sexism for staffers: ““It’s awesome. It makes you feel really empowered.”[Roll Call] Ilhan Omar tells Stephen Colbert she’s not in congress to be quiet: “This whole process has been one of growth…

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Why the F not: A sofa at …

Sure there are banquettes and benches often found at the dining table. But what if you’re partial to something more flexible? Something that will double as place to lounge when you’re not entertaining? I submit the option of a good…

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5 designers who can help you get that …

In case you haven’t noticed, channeling your inner prairie woman is very in. Laura Ingalls is your new muse, if you’ll have her. The New York times noted the trend in September, and multiple outlets have followed suit. Personally I’m…

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How this creative couple makes life beautiful …

Photos by Jay Adams Working artists are feeling edged out of the San Francisco Bay Area more than ever, with rents and home prices historically high. Luckily, imagination is a creative’s strong suit, and Clara Baldwin and Jay Adams have put theirs to…

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5 favorite age-inclusive fashion and beauty brands

More and more fashion and beauty brands are featuring women who are past the traditional “prime” when it comes to age. So we wanted to celebrate companies doing the best job of celebrating crow’s feet, white hair, smile lines and…

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Mean Reads: NASA SNAFU, Ivanka’s tone …

What happens when women stop leading like men: “During thousands of years of civilization, women have evolved to deal with the intractable perplexities of life and find means of peaceful coexistence where men have traditionally found roads to conflict.” [The…

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So you think you won’t get …

Are you mortified? Grossed out? Ready to leave and never come back to this horrid website? If you’re still reading, buckle your seatbelt because this post is about menopause. And you know what, I think you can handle it. Also…

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