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  1. Guess What? Kids Really Like Lammily, the Realistically Proportioned Doll

    Not to kick Barbie when she's down or anything...

    We were already excited about the Lammily doll that was built from the CDC average proportions of a 19-year-old woman by artist Nickolay Lamm, but seeing it in the hands of second graders who are happy to finally have a doll that represents them is just amazing. Now if we could just get some different skin colors...

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  2. New Verizon Video Shows The Joy That STEM Can Bring To Girls

    Error 404: Weak women not found!

    In this new video, Verizon shows off its STEM programming and reveals what happens when young women are given a chance to fall in love with science and tech. (Spoiler alert: great things.)

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  3. Sorry Paul Feig, Some Middle-School Kids Already Made Their Own Female Ghostbusters

    I ain't afraid of no budget constraints!

    You know what I love? Not needing to qualify this video as "genderbent Ghostbusters." We can all be busters now. It is canon.

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  4. Your Day Needed A Set Of Tiny Big Barda and Black Canary Cosplayers

    So, like, a regular Barda, then?

    Remember a few years ago when Mini-Huntress and Power Girl stole our superlady-loving hearts? If these images of their latest Halloween costumes, then the girls are back with a vengeance this year.

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  5. GoldieBlox’s First App Will Teach Kids About the Magic Of… Gif-Making?

    Yeah ok.

    Y'all should be aware that I'm a big fan of movies, gifs, and girls learning about science (specifically, in this case, the science of early motion pictures and the zoopraxiscope). But my favorite thing about the trailer for GoldieBlox's first app has to be the little girl version of the trailer guy voice they have going.

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  6. Young Girl Is Really, Really Excited To Meet Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama Makes A Pop Culture Reference Out Of A Turnip

    Someone on Reddit posted this fantastic image of 10-year-old Macy Friday meeting Hillary Clinton in Colorado this week. It's basically the definition of priceless. In other news, First Lady Michelle Obama is holding a turnip for you.

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  7. 12-Year-Old Girl Calls Dick’s Sporting Goods Out On Lack Of Representation; Dick’s C.E.O Responds Like A Champ

    Nothing but net. Internet.

    When 12-year-old basketball player McKenna Peterson realized that the recent Dick's Sporting Goods catalog didn't have any representation of female athletes, she took matters into her own capable hands and sent the company an amazingly sassy letter.

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  8. Carnegie Science Center Makes Less-Than-Optimal Programming Choice For Girl Scouts

    Hey, at least it wasn't cookie making, right?

    I have immense respect for the Carnegie Science Center. The Institution does a lot of admirable work, and I can only imagine the intricate decision process involved in coordinating its programs. But big organizations are bound to make mistakes sometimes, right?

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  9. Teenage Musician Does Guzheng Cover Of Metallica’s “One” That Will Rock You Gently

    We've posted the awesome cover work of Michelle Kwan before. Last time it was Guns 'N Roses, this time it's Metallica. I'll be over here, gently banging my head with a lighter held up...

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  10. Dear DC Comics, This Is Why You Shouldn’t Leave Creative Little Girls Behind

    A geek dad reports.

    For my birthday a few months ago, my buddy Matt gave me Justice League: Axis of Villains, a superhero board game by DC Comics and game maker Wonder Forge. “It say ages 8 and up,” he tells me, “but I read the rules. Cassie’s smart. She can handle it if you play together.”

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