#BlogHer15 Goes Out Big With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay & Melissa Silverstein of Women in Hollywood

Ava DuVernay is best known as the director of Selma, her film account of the historic 1965 voting rights campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As #BlogHer15 drew to a close, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood Melissa Silverstein sat down with Ava in a fireside chat. On the agenda: the intersection of race, gender, art and history. ...more
Ava's unapologetic way of standing in her power was the reminder that we needed to take our ...more

Introducing the Work of the 2015 Voices of the Year Featured Honorees

They're here! Read on to explore the amazing work we featured at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year....more
It was an amazing VOTY presentation!more

Talking Capital, Confidence, Community and Capitols With Darla Beggs of NAWBO

Has your blog evolved into a small business? Would you like it to but don't know where to start? ...more
I love that you pointed out that it’s in everyone’s best interest for more women to come to the ...more

Photos From Around the Web Illustrating Good Techniques

This week at BlogHer University, we asked you to take photos using some of Jenna's apps and Joy's DSLR techniques and tag them #NaBloPoMo. We'll keep building that base as we continue through the month of May....more

How to Get Rid of Your Muffin Top (for Cheap!)

So I have a secret to share: I've been working on my muffin top since December....more
Hi there, nice to meet others who are on a weight loss journey as well. I enjoyed your post ...more

How Jill Nystul's 'One Good Thing' Blog Became Her 'One Good Life' Memoir

Jill Nystul of One Good Thing By Jillee has a new book out today: ONE GOOD LIFE: My Tips, My Wisdom, My Story...more
Grace Hwang Lynch Thank you Grace! Yes! It was so fun to meet you too! What a great memory! :-)more

How to Sound Like an Authority Figure

We've been talking a lot about #Experts this week: what we mean by the term "expert," how to own your own expertise, and now we're going to discuss sounding like an expert. (Because that is totally part of it. You can be an expert all you want but if you can't communicate what you know, no one else can benefit from all your hard work.)...more
I'm terrible about the qualifiers - "sort of," "kind of," etc... I've been trying to break ...more

Marriage Contracts: Should We Have Marital Term Limits?

Last year marked my thirteen-year wedding anniversary. I love the legal protections of marriage -- no one argues that my husband can't visit me in the hospital or shouldn't be able to pick something up for me or inherit my money. ...more
I have been married for the second time,(First marriage 11 yrs.)  for 35 yrs.. Marriage is a JOB ...more

What More Can We Say About Baltimore and Freddie Gray?

Tonight there is unrest in Baltimore after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a spinal cord injury after an arrest by Baltimore police. Gray is now dead. We've been here before, haven't we?...more
@RitaArens - I hear what you are saying, but I don't think I've mixed up anything. I agree ...more

How to Measure Your Blogging Success Without Using Metrics

From the moment you start reading blogs, you're aware of numbers: numbers of comments, numbers of shares, numbers of favorites and retweets and forwards ... and that's before you even have access to Google Analytics....more
Love this, as a new blogger I am trying to understand what makes a good blog.  I want our blog ...more