Posts tagged "national womens history month"

What Does Feminism Mean To You?

Feminism” is a loaded word for many, and it has changed over time. These days, a homemaker can still call herself a feminist, and so can those of us who…

Lyn Lomasi | March 17, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Donyale Luna Was A Strange Beauty

Not much is known about Donyale Luna, one of the first black supermodels, except that she was weird and beautiful. It is believed that Donyale created the story of her…

Annika Harris | March 11, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Female Pilots From The ’40s Finally Get Recognition

During World War II, when the United States faced a pilot shortage, more than 1,100 women filled the gap. Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) served as civilian volunteers from 1942…

Catherine Strawn | March 9, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Elizabeth Smith Miller: The First Woman To Wear Pants

When you were deciding what to wear this morning, did you consider that pants for women were once unheard of? Nowadays, pants are a major wardrobe staple for women, and…

Annika Harris | March 9, 2010 - 5:10 pm

What Women Have Helped You Become Who You Are Today?

March is National Women’s History Month, so we asked readers on our “Do Tell” newsletter subscribers to tell us what ladies have inspired them, helping them become who they are…

The Frisky | March 9, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Smithsonian Channel Spotlights “Women In Science”

The Smithsonian Channel is focusing on determined lady conservationists this Women’s History Month during a new programming block called “Women in Science.” These female scientists have stepped out…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Women’s (Style) History Month: Mary Quant

We all know the name Coco Chanel and have probably seen at least one of the films about her life, even if it’s the awful/awesome Lifetime movie starring Shirley MacLaine.

Catherine Strawn | March 5, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Diane Von Furstenberg’s Female Empowerment Playlist

Diane on Furstenberg wants to help you celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. Not only is she handing out “DVF Awards” to inspirational women this month, but she’s also…

Catherine Strawn | March 3, 2010 - 9:00 pm

9 Things American Women Take For Granted

Celebrate National Women’s History Month on The Frisky this month! We’ll be highlighting cool, inspiring ladies and talking about the ways women have gotten ahead over the years.


Angela Epps | March 2, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Glamour Celebrates 12 Female Icons

The April issue of Glamour features a pretty awesome spread of current female stars channeling icons in women’s history. My favorites? Alexis Bleddel as Rosie the Riveter, Hayden Panettiere as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2009 - 7:30 pm