Garnet Henderson

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Oct 8, 2013

Wendy Davis’ 7 Best Quotes in Honor of Her Run for Governor [Lady Bits]

If we know anything about Wendy, it's that she's a resilient badass, and if there's anyone who can stand up to a tough race, it's her. The woman was a teenage single mother who went on to graduate from Harvard Law.

Sep 24, 2013

50 Stories About Stopping Street Harassers: An Interview with Holly Kearl [Lady Bits]

People from around the world have shared their stories on the Stop Street Harassment blog, and 50 of those stories are the basis for Holly's new book.

WTF Is Revenge Porn And Why Isn’t It Illegal Everywhere? [Lady Bits]

Bad breakups suck. You have to pick up the emotional pieces, get your stuff back, maybe change your number, and... check for naked photos of yourself on the internet?

Sep 17, 2013

Diana Nyad Just Swam From Cuba To Florida. Really. [Lady Bits]

That's right, she's 64 and just swam over 100 miles across the Florida Straits.

Sep 3, 2013

Comedian Bridget Christie Pokes Fun At Sexism [Lady Bits]

All sexist stereotypes are stupid. But one of the weirdest ones still hanging around is that women aren't funny. It makes no sense, and there are so many hilarious ladies who disprove it. After all, where would the world be without Tina Fey and Amy Poehler?

Aug 27, 2013

Aug 20, 2013

The Paris Mayoral Race Is All Female, Meet The Candidates [Lady Bits]

This summer, there’s a bit of good news in the otherwise pretty dismal land of politics: one of the world’s most influential cities is about to have its first female leader.

Aug 6, 2013

Street Harassment: How About Standing Up To It, Guys? [Lady Bits]

I've been receiving unwanted male attention in public since I was about 13 or 14 years old, and it's never gotten any easier.

Jul 23, 2013

9 Great Movies Directed By Women in 2013 [Lady Bits]

Support a female director, and you're not only supporting her, but all the women that she hired.

Jul 16, 2013

Why Hookup Culture Isn’t Responsible For Rape On College Campuses [Lady Bits]

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling... really, really tired of reading stupid articles about hookup culture.

Jul 11, 2013

Your First Visit to the GYNO Was Probably Like This

Ah, growing up. In every young woman's life, there comes a time when she must become acquainted with the special lady doctor: the gynecologist.

Jul 9, 2013

Dustin Hoffman Tears Up About Being “Brainwashed” [Lady Bits]

After seeing himself and being disappointed that he didn't make a more "attractive" woman, Hoffman says he broke down into tears and realized that he had been "brainwashed" to think that attractiveness is the most import thing about a woman.