Articles written by: "WVFC"

Fashion Friday: Winter Have You Down? POP Some Color!

February 27, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Why not fight the winter blues by adding some great pops of beautiful color to your outfit? From a bright pair of pumps to a gorgeous, fun coat to a beautiful sweater, there are dozens of ways to invite color into your outfit and liven your day. We’ve gathered some gorgeous examples, all from Worth New York.

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Wednesday 5: The Week’s Best in Women’s News

February 25, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Real questions for real women on the Awards’ red carpet; children’s books that celebrate Black History; a photographer and mother uses her photography to find the funny in parenting; and celebrating Women of the Civil Rights Movement at the White House.

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Oscar Central: Women’s Voices’ Live Blog of the 2015 Academy Awards

February 22, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Join us right here during the Oscars anytime you feel the urge to opine.

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Poetry Sunday: Modified Rapture

February 22, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


“Sonnet IV,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay, takes a rather jaundiced view of passion.

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Fashion Friday: Winter Gear—The Cozy Edition

February 20, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


We’ve gathered some luxurious ideas for winter-weather gear that will provide warmth, style, and lots of cozy luxury during these unusually frigid days.

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Live-Blogging the Oscars! Join Us!

February 20, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


It’s time for THE red carpet of the award season, competing predictions, and some good laughter. We’ve made a tradition, at WVFC, of live-blogging the awards ceremonies as they happen, to cheer on our favorites and dish about the absurdities.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Integrity

February 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


This week: appalling laws against women in 44 countries; Glamour magazine profiles 16 women who are changing the world for the better; recognizing the legacy of women during Black History Month; groundbreaking women in aviation and space; and a study reports that the percentage of women coaching college women’s teams is on a steep decline.

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Poetry Sunday: Presidents’ Day Weekend

February 15, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

Walt Whitman, 1887

What is most striking about our featuring two male poets two weeks in a row is that we are presenting them because of their understanding and celebration of women.

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Go Red: Valentine’s Day Gift to Myself

February 13, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Follow your heart this Valentine’s Day and be generous to your truest love—yourself! We’ve curated a selection of red-inspired accessories from some trendsetters in luxury and decadence —Verdura, Valentino, Louboutin, and others.

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Wednesday 5: Unconventional Stories About Love, Romance, and Sex

February 11, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


We culled the web for unconventional stories about love, romance, sex, and everything in between. We should warn you that some of these will make you feel warm and fuzzy, and some will make you cringe. Happy Valentine’s Day.

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Poetry Sunday: A Great Woman Poet Picks a Great Love Poem

February 8, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


While it is rare for us to spotlight poems by men, it is appropriate for us to note that a great contemporary woman poet cites “When You Are Old” as a notable love poem.

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Valentine’s Day: For the Love of Great Friendships

February 6, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Let us take this opportunity to treat Valentine’s Day as the day for Great Friendships—a way to honor the invaluable sisterhood in our lives, the community of women who surround us with joy, laughter, friendship, and fellowship.

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New & Notable: On Courage

February 5, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


We’re always on the lookout for books that strike a chord with our readers. This week, as part of our coverage during Black History Month, we focus on two new books on African-Americans’ fight for freedom and civil rights.

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Wednesday 5: National Magazine Awards—Journalism on Women’s Issues

February 4, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Among the articles nominated for this year’s National Magazine Awards is a stellar lineup of articles focusing on many of the issues that Women’s Voices prioritizes.

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Poetry Sunday: The Pigment of Time

February 1, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


“Monarch,” a poem by Amanda Turner: Hunger motivates desire that is serious, yet sometimes playful; terrifying, but not perilous. We bounce and roam, finding sanctuary between the “true breadth of tiny” and a “kingdom of wheels.”

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