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Social network for motherhood Peanut raises $5M, expands to include women trying to conceive

Peanut, an app that began its life as a match-maker for finding new mom friends but has since evolved into a social network of more than a million women, announced today it has closed on $5 million in new funding and is expanding its focus to reach women who are trying to conceive. The round ...

Thank you, Ms. Monopoly, you toppled the patriarchy!!!!!! (Just kidding)

09.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Ladies, are you tired of the gender pay gap? Are you wondering how to busy yourself during the 202 years it will take to remedy gender pay inequality?  Fret ye not, games giant Hasbro has the answer to all your patriarchy-related prayers: Ms. Mo... ...

Serena Williams, Mark Cuban invest $3 million in Mahmee, a digital support network for new moms

Tennis superstar and mom to a 22-month-old, Serena Willams has joined Mark Cuban to invest $3 million seed funding in Mahmee, a startup working toward filling the critical care gap in postpartum care. For those who’ve never given birth or who (count your blessings!) never had any mishaps in the hospital or afterwards, the weeks ...

The best female ************ positions that aren’t like the ones you see in ****

07.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

**** isn't exactly famed for its realism. Women ********** with legs splayed and backs arched, orgasming after a few minutes of frantic rubbing and moaning.  But in reality, those positions aren't necessarily the most conducive to pleasure for w... ...

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: Nomiku Founder CEO Lisa Fetterman on why Silicon Valley doesn’t care about female founders

Welcome to this week’s transcribed edition of This is Your Life in Silicon Valley. We’re running an experiment for Extra Crunch members that puts This is Your Life in Silicon Valley in words – so you can read from wherever you are. This is your Life in Silicon Valley was originally started by Sunil Rajaraman and ...

How the internet gave me a ****** complex

06.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me, we call 'em all out. When I was a teenager, I'd wait until my parents were out of the house before slinking off to the stu... ...

The ‘cool girl’ isn’t just a fictional stereotype. Women feel pressured to play this role when they’re dating.

06.07.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Play it cool. Keep it breezy. Treat 'em mean. Don't reply straight away. Be aloof. Be distant. Be hard to get. These are the rules you need to follow in order to be "The Cool Girl" — a prevalent dating trope that many women feel pressured to co... ...

Epic Twitter thread uses classic art to illustrate the everyday sexism that women endure

Writer Nicole Tersigni posted this amazing meme thread on Twitter where she juxtaposed well-known classic art images with the sort of common and clichéd sexism that modern women are all too familiar with.

"Calm down"

"There probably just weren't any qualified women for the job."

"Thanks, I'm *** now" by Norman Rockwell.

"Let me explain your lived experience ...