Virginia’s most socially conservative state lawmaker was ousted from office Tuesday by Danica Roem, a Democrat who will be one of the nation’s first openly transgender elected officials and who embodies much of what Del. Robert G. Marshall fought against in Richmond. Continue reading Danica Roem of Virginia to be first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse
With over a million followers on Instagram, a hit TV show and a spin-off show in her honor, it’s hard to overlook the waves of influence actress Yara Shahidi has in the world of entertainment. Continue reading Yara Shahidi Makes Time’s 2017 List of Most Influential Teens
Skyrocketing sales has landed Lego’s new “Women of NASA” play set as Amazon’s No. 1 best-selling toy in just 24 hours.
Lise Meitner was born in Austria in November 1878 in the heart of a Jewish family. She entered the University of Vienna in 1901 to study physics and earned her doctorate five years later, a great achievement considering that academia didn’t want to accept women at that time. Continue reading She never got the credit, but she’s the most important woman scientist of the 20th century
A female marine has broken the glass ceiling by becoming the first to qualify as an officer for the elite force. Continue reading Female US marine breaks glass ceiling by becoming the force’s first woman officer
A new documentary, Served Like a Girl, offers a powerful look at what it’s like to serve in the U.S. armed forces as a woman, and the ongoing struggles involved in coming home, whether it be suffering from PTSD, falling into homelessness, or being denied certain veteran benefits. To honor the strong women who have served, some of the coolest women in music collaborated for the soundtrack. Continue reading Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, P!nk and More Honor Women Veterans with an Epic Soundtrack
To be patriotic means to express devotion to and show vigorous support for one’s country. Which is exactly what is expected of anyone choosing to be apart of U.S. defense: patriotic. Continue reading ‘SERVED LIKE A GIRL’ Redefines the Meaning of Patriotism
The United States is experiencing a shortage of qualified nurses. Perhaps the most unsettling result of the nursing shortage is that patient care may be adversely affected.
Continue reading Why Nursing Jobs are High in Demand
After 30 years climbing the ladder in a male-dominated industry, one trailblazer shares hard lessons from the hard-hat business. Continue reading If construction is a man’s world, someone forgot to tell Rose Conti
Lauren Sanchez-Whitesell, a longtime morning news anchor on ‘Good Day L.A.,’ specializes in aerial filming and served as a consultant on Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk.’ Continue reading Meet the TV Anchor Turned Pilot Who Now Flies Helicopters for Movies