A Bevy Of Famous Ladies Sing Along To This 50-Year-Old Classic. Wow. This Song Is Magic.

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I had never listened to Lesley Gore’s 1964 song “You Don’t Own Me” and thought of the power of women just saying that phrase together: “YOU. DON’T. OWN. ME.” Not to our special someones … but to our government. Until now! Dayum! Gauntlet thrown! The ladies behind this magical mash-up of celebrity lady faces did. […]

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The Next Time You Talk About Abortion, Make Sure You Know These Numbers

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It seems abortion is one of the most heated topics you can possibly find out there. But after you hear these stats, should it be? One of my biggest “ohhh reaaally” moments from this is at the number of women obtaining abortions who are already mothers doing their best to provide for the children they […]

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51 Pretty Shocking Facts That Make Things Harder For Every Woman You Have Ever Met

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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” That’s it. That’s all it is. Some of you might be saying to yourselves, “But don’t feminists want to destroy us all and hate men and eat babies and stuff?” To which I respond: I think […]

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For The Dignity Of His Daughter, A Father Lives A Life As 'Poop Guy'

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As a kid, it might be kind of embarrassing if your father is known as Poop Guy. But if I were the daughter of this particular Poop Guy and heard what he says at 0:27, I’d totally own it and be like, “Yeah, Dad! That’s MY dad!!” Read more: http://upworthy.com/for-the-dignity-of-his-daughter-a-father-lives-a-life-as-poop-guy

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How Blaming The Media For Eating Disorders Is Bad For People Who Have Eating Disorders

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Here’s an analogy: Eating disorders are to dieting as depression is to sadness, or anxiety to stress. Like she says, note the difference. There is a relationship to the media in all of these, but it’s not what you think. This is a tricky concept, so focus in on what she says at 1:40. Read […]

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'Call Me, Maybe' Gets A Catchy Pro-Choice Rewrite

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Virginia’s Attorney General (Ken “The Cooch” Cuccinelli) wants to shut down all of his state’s abortion clinics. The ladies of Maryland’s Cooch Watch have just one thing to say to him and his friends in Congress: “Hands off, crazy!” WARNING: Slightly NSFW language. Enable captions to read the lyrics and sing along. Read more: http://upworthy.com/call-me-maybe-gets-a-catchy-pro-choice-rewrite

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If Every Congressman Had To Take This Test, Birth Control Would Be 100% Free For All Tomorrow

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All Dr. Andrew Rochford wanted was to find out whether women or men have higher pain thresholds. His method of testing? Personally undergoing simulated labor pains by attaching low-voltage electrodes to his abdominal muscles. He had NO idea what he was getting into.Ladies, if you’re watching this, consider it your vicarious revenge for centuries of […]

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She Held The Hand Of A Mom Whose Baby Died Right In Front Of Them. It Doesn't Have To Be That Way.

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The head of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF has witnessed some things most people never have to see. But the families not only have to see it, they have to live through it and with it for the rest of their lives. No family should have to go through this, especially when it’s so easy […]

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