Women

These Hot Topics Have Been Buzzy With Women on Facebook and Instagram

November was—not surprisingly—dominated by political discussions on Facebook and Instagram after GOP candidate Donald Trump shockingly upset Democrat Hillary Clinton. More interestingly, the digital platforms really shed light on what was on the minds of women. 

Hot Topic Has a New Star Wars-Inspired Clothing Line for Women

Star Wars fandom and the merchandise that goes with it are often fraught with drama. Said drama often comes from the exclusion of women, whether that's female characters being left out of games, figurines, various other items or clothing options for women.

Snapchat Is Suddenly Attracting a Lot More Millennial Women Than Men

Women love Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, as we've learned in recent weeks.

An Open Letter to the AAF President on the Ridiculousness of All-Male, All-White Juries

Dear Mr. James Edmund Datri,The year is 2016. Or it was, last I checked. Yet seeing the lineup that the Chicago Advertising Federation put together for this year's American Advertising Awards judging, I wondered if it might be 1955:

Fat- and Period-Shaming Collide in Easily the Year’s Most Offensive Ad Aimed at Women

Fat-shaming and period-shaming in a single commercial? J. Walter Thompson Melbourne has managed it, with predictably bad results, in this spot for Unicharm's SOFY BeFresh Pads. The ad is titled "Ugh Moments"—and it inspires just that reaction.

Women Now Hold Half of the Top Jobs at Havas Worldwide Chicago

Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of top jobs.

ABC Family Doubles Down on Original Programming to Reach Young Women

As women between 14 and 29 enter new life phases, ABC Family wants to be the channel they flip to for programming that helps them navigate the next step.

Why Older Women Are the New It-Girls of Fashion

This past January, French fashion house Céline set the Internet abuzz with the release of its spring 2015 print campaign. The ads quickly went viral, blazing a path across Instagram, Twitter and the blogosphere before hitting The New York Times, Forbes and The Atlantic.

The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to Starz

Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base.

Q&A: Under New EIC Joyce Chang, Self Magazine Mixes Fitness With Fashion

Specs Who Joyce Chang New gig Editor in chief, Self Old gig Executive editor, Cosmopolitan