#BringBackOurGirls: A joint op-ed on the abduction of more than 200 school girls in Nigeria

A joint op-ed by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, and Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund. ...more

Must-Follow Monday: Asian-Pacific American Blogs

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. In honor of the occasion, we're sharing some blogs written by Asian American and Pacific Islander women who are influencing social media and leading discussions. Please check out our list—and add some of your favorites in the comments! ...more
Recently just joined BH (I know, where have I been right?). Good stuff all around. :)more

Why I read the blogs I read

Like a lot of bloggers, I follow a lot of different blogs. Every week, a collection of interesting, humorous or insightful information fills my inbox via RSS feeds and messages. And I make time for them in my day. Because I don't just read any blog; in fact, I am quite picky about what I read....more

Vagenda Asks: Can We Take the Sexism Out of Headlines?

What would the world look like if headlines in tabloids stopped being critical and cruel and started reflecting the photos of women that they accompany? On Monday, the editors at Vagenda Magazine asked their readers to pitch in in the headline-editing effort. ...more
"Vagenda" complains about sexist headlines.  "Vagenda" ... the irony is delicious.more

Stories of survivors portrayed by journalists in Georgia

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day, a story from Georgia, where actors and playwrights are using interactive verbatim theatre to perform real-life stories produced by journalists trained at a UN Women workshop on gender-sensitive reporting. ...more

Implying the "Nation is better off" because of Silvers actions is like putting a bandaid on after heart surgery.

I am glad Donald Sterling got banned for life from the NBA and was fined, but the media specifically Mike Galanos saying, "this is a great day for our nation"  is a little much. While I support the actions of Adam Silver the NBA Commissioner, I can't help but wonder why this biggoted individual was even allowed to own a team in the first place considering the fact the he was in court prior to these conversation leaks specifically regarding his racism.  I have a feeling the NBA and his own players knew he was a racist individual....more

Why All Bloggers Should Care About BookCon's Lack of Diversity

Book Expo America ("BEA") is the leading North American publishing event, bringing publishers, authors, and readers together in one location, the force of which sets standards for the whole publishing industry. In an attempt to bring more readers to BEA, producers of the event created BookCon (formerly Power Readers Day), where readers can interact with their favorite authors at panels, Q&As, and book-signings. That is, if their favorite authors are straight, white men. ...more
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What I love & hate about social media

What I Love & Hate About Social Media ...more