- Malala Yousafzai, the now 16-year-old Pakastani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking in favor of girls’ education, was honored at last night’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards. “”We must not be afraid of anything,” Malala addressed the crowd. “We must not be afraid of anything! I believe that a gun has no power at all. Because a gun can only take life. But a pen can save lives.” This girl is beyond inspiring. [People]
- On the murder — yes, murder – of Renisha McBride. [The Feminist Wire]
- On women working in sports journalism and the lack of women holding true positions of power in the industry. [The Hairpin]
- Why won’t Facebook do anything about a page that celebrates New Zealand’s gang rape club, the Roast Busters? [Jezebel] Keep reading »
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Glamour held their 21st Annual Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall last night, and some of the most bold-faced (female!) names in entertainment, politics, art, fashion, and social justice came out to show their support and recognize the often underrepresented causes that the Awards bring to light. Of course, with this many high-profile women in one place, we’ve got a pretty substantial amount of fashion to ogle. Here’s ten of the best, the worst, and the what-the-hell-was-she-thinking.
Last night, Glamour magazine held its “Women of the Year Awards” at Carnegie Hall in NYC to honor amazing ladies in many a discipline. From what we can gather on Twitter, it sounds like it was quite possibly the most fabulous event of the year! Celebs galore provided inspiring words, including Oprah, Cher, Fergie, Tavi, and tons more! Check out some of the Twitter highlights we’ve rounded up, after the jump! Keep reading »