Hillary Clinton’s Nomination: Historic Moment for Women (In the News)

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote, was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. And 96 years later, Clinton has broken a political glass ceiling.

On Traveling Alone: The Best Thing Is, It’s All About You 17

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

The best thing about traveling alone: It’s all about you. No deferring to this friend or that lover. No pretending you are up for another church when all you want to do is collapse. No agenda but your agenda.

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In this week’s Wednesday Five: Screenwriter Annie Mumolo on Life After ‘Bridesmaids’; Can An App Teach Mindfulness?; Samantha Bee Needs to Conquer the Political Conventions; Eight Words That Led This Woman To Her Perfect (Male) Mentor; and from the Women’s Voices Archives — “Artist and Designer Susan Ritter Finds Beauty in the Natural World.”

Examining a High-Stakes World of Inequity in ‘Equity’ equity

By Alexandra MacAaron

What makes ‘Equity’ particularly interesting — and probably broadens its appeal — is the fact that it’s less a women’s movie than a movie whose main characters happen to be women. At its core is a suspenseful story that could be about Wall Street wizards of any gender. But, within that story, the movie does explore several intriguing feminist themes.

Red Hair, Blue Eyes, Fair Skin: Getting a Tan Impossible, Skin Cancer More Likely

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

We have long known that sun exposure is especially dangerous for women like me, who have the genetic trifecta of red hair, blue eyes and fair skin from an Irish/Scottish genetic background. Redheads also make up 16 percent of the world’s melanoma patients. In fact, Redheads have a 102 percent higher risk of skin cancer than brunettes.

Roger Ailes Makes News as He Leaves Fox News

Why did Gretchen Carlson succeed, against all expectations, in felling the magnate Roger Ailes, who resigned within days of her filing suit against him?

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By Rebecca Foust

The loss in “Her Art” is of a mother’s ring; its broader subject is poetry (or even all art) and the extent to which it can and should be a vessel carrying the grief for human loss.

Molly Fisk: Decades After Meeting by Chance in a Dorm Cafeteria Molly Fisk

When we met, in 1973, we naively thought sexism would have begun to disappear by now, and unions gotten stronger.

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By Jonathan Urla, MFA

Today I’m sharing a video of the basic “Side Kick” series from Pilates mat work exercises that mostly anyone can do.

Claudia Payne: ‘My Life Is My Indulgence’ Untitled

My life is my indulgence: French beauty products, silk nighties, pillow cases and towels; cotton yoga wear at the beach, where I live most of the time; and leather jackets and skinny jeans when I’m in Manhattan.

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By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Lately, we have not had time to process our feelings about the violent events of recent days and weeks because something else happens almost immediately. There is no way to completely insulate ourselves from these events but there are some techniques that can help.

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By Carla Baranauckas

Viewing the high definition version of “Ghostbusters” on Friday night of the opening weekend, I encountered a genuinely funny movie.

Feminists Urge Banning of Iran and Saudi Arabia from Olympics Because They Impose ‘Sexual Apartheid’

For a woman in Iran, even entering a stadium is a crime: French feminists “cited the notorious 2014 example of Anglo-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was imprisoned for five months in Iran’s infamous Evin prison for trying to attend a men’s volleyball game in the capital.”

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By Carla Baranauckas

Viewing the high definition version of “Ghostbusters” on Friday night of the opening weekend, I encountered a genuinely funny movie.

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By Stacia Friedman

“Better she should learn how to cook for her husband than make like Picasso,” Hilda’s relatives said. To her credit, Hilda never turned on the stove. And she never stopped painting.