Wham! Pow! Super(s)heroes Rule the World

By Ashley Begley My little cousin Jay loves superheroes. He is all about Iron Man and Transformers. But my cousin Abby can kick Jay around the block any day of the week—for her seventh birthday, all she wanted was a Spider-Man costume. She got it and spent the rest of the day running around spraying…

Caring for God’s Critters

By Karen Whiting Got a pet you love? Maybe it’s a fluffy fur-ball of a feline or a squiggly-wiggly goldfish. It’s fun to play fetch with a dog, watch a guinea pig run through a maze, or see how other critters move, eat, and play. But the animals you keep as household pets are only…

So Ya Wanna Be Prez?

By Ashley Begley Who could forget Reese Witherspoon’s spunky character in the 1999 film Election? As Tracy Flick, she is perhaps a tad overzealous in her bid for class prez, but her brilliant determination is inspiring to say the least—and LOL funny. MovieClips.com Election Trailer It’s doubtful that 19th-century woman suffragist Victoria Woodhull ran for…

M(app)ing Out Women’s Historical Significance

By Ashley Begley Maps have, for centuries, guided us to great discoveries and new ways of thinking. However, as the SPARK Movement makes clear, these maps have largely evolved around points of interest based on the male experience. That’s why SPARK, “a girl-fueled, intergenerational activist organization,” created its Women on the Map app by partnering…

Top 10: Girl-centric Documentaries We Totally Dig

By Sierra Bamiro Interested in learning more about women overcoming challenges and the stories of those who played active roles in bringing these issues to light? We’ve rounded up ten great films as a starter guide. The documentaries are available for purchase on DVD, streaming from Netflix, or other media sources (see official websites). These movies…

Cosmically Confident…and Cute to Boot!

By Molly Lauryssens Mikhaila Nodel Kishner is a 17-year-old high-school senior in Brooklyn, N.Y., and her fave subject is art. So one day while on her bedroom floor doing a doodling session, she created Cosmic Cuties. In Mikhaila’s own words? “Kickass space girls who fight sexism throughout the universe, they stand for feminism, body acceptance,…

Ten Awesome Things to Know and Love About Project GirlSpire

By Kelly White If you landed on this site, make no mistake, there’s a reason for it! Here at ProjectGirlSpire.com, we don’t believe in “coincidences” but in divine guidance packed with universal purpose. So, what exactly is this website you were destined to find? It’s the home-base of Project GirlSpire, and here’s a quick rundown…