* Dr. Margaret Crocco cited my Public Seminar article, "The Feminist Eagles: How High School Activism Is On The Rise"  in her SOCIAL STUDIES JOURNAL article, “Teaching Gender and Social Studies in the #MeToo Era”


June 12, 1929: Anne Frank Was Born and Her Diary Became One of the Most Powerful Memoirs of the Holocaust

June 11, 1963: Vivian Malone Jones Became the First Black Woman to Register at the University of Alabama

June 8, 1925: Former First Lady Barbara Bush Was Born

June 7, 1982: Priscilla Presley Opened Graceland to the Public

June 3, 1967: Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

June 1, 1926: Iconic Sex Symbol Marilyn Monroe Was Born

May 26, 1948: Rock Goddess Stevie Nicks Was Born

May 20, 2002: The Final Episode of "Ally McBeal" Aired

May 16, 1929: American Jazz Pioneer Betty Carter Was Born

May 15, 1963: Weight Watchers Was Founded by Jean Nidetch

May 12, 1918: Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Was Born

May 10, 1983: The Last Episode of "Laverne and Shirley" Aired

May 7, 2005: “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

May 4, 1984: “Sixteen Candles” Starring Molly Ringwald Was Released

May 1, 1963: Gloria Steinem Published “A Bunny’s Tale” and Started a National Conversation About Objectifying Women

April 30, 1997: Ellen DeGeneres’s TV Character Came Out on “Ellen”

April 28, 1930: The First Book in the "Nancy Drew Mystery Stories" Was Published

April 24, 1982: Jane Fonda Released Her First Workout Video

April 15, 1983: "Flashdance" Was Released, Forever Changing Film, Fashion and Female Archetypes

April 12, 1994: “Live Through This” by Hole Was Released

April 7, 1917: Jazz Singer Billie Holiday Was Born

February 27, 1922: The 19th Amendment Was Upheld by the Supreme Court, Defending Women's Voting Rights

February 26, 1966 : "These Boots Are Made for Walkin’" by Nancy Sinatra Hit No. 1 and Inspired a Generation of Independent Women

February 21, 1981: Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" Hit No. 1 and Became a Working Women's Anthem

February 14, 1967: Aretha Franklin Recorded “Respect” and Turned It Into a Feminist Anthem

February 13, 1976: Dorothy Hamill Won Gold, Started a Hairstyle Craze and Became the Most In-Demand Figure Skater

January 21, 2001: Julia Roberts Won the Best Actress Award at the Golden Globes for “Erin Brockovich”

January 12, 1981: “Dynasty” Premiered and Introduced Powerful Female TV Characters Over 40

January 9, 1956: Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" Column First Appeared and Was Read by Over 95 Million People Daily

January 6, 1973: Carly Simon’s Feminist Anthem “You’re So Vain” Hit No. 1

January 5, 1970: “All My Children” Premiered On ABC, Created by the "Queen of Modern Daytime Drama"

December 30, 1946 : Punk Rock Music Pioneer Patti Smith Was Born

December 28, 1886: Josephine Cochrane Secured a Patent for the Dishwasher and Saved Us All From “Dishpan Hands”

December 22, 1984: “Like a Virgin” Became Madonna's First No. 1 Hit

December 20, 1988: “Working Girl” Premiered and Encouraged Women to Demand a Seat in the Boardroom

December 19, 1979: “Kramer vs. Kramer” Premiered and Turned the Taboo Topic of Divorce Into a National Conversation

December 16, 1975: “One Day At A Time” Premiered on CBS

December 9, 1972: Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman” Hit No. 1

December 6, 1849: Harriet Tubman Escaped From Slavery

November 23, 1983: “Terms of Endearment” Was Released in Theaters

November 21, 1981: “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John Hit No. 1

November 20, 1973: “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” Premiered

November 19, 1980: CBS Banned a Calvin Klein Jeans Ad Featuring Brooke Shields

November 9, 1936: Ruth Harkness Became the First Person to Capture a Giant Panda and Bring It Back to the United States Alive

November 7, 1975: “Wonder Woman” Premiered on ABC

November 3, 1976: “Carrie” Opened in Movie Theaters

October 31, 1962: “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” Starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford Was Released

October 27, 1973 : “Midnight Train To Georgia” by Gladys Knight & The Pips Hit No. 1

October 15, 1951: "I Love Lucy" Premiered on TV

October 9, 1978: Dolly Parton Won Entertainer of the Year at the 12th Annual Country Music Awards

October 8, 1984: "The Burning Bed" Starring Farrah Fawcett Premiered on NBC

October 7, 1954: Marian Anderson Was the First Black Singer Hired By The Metropolitan Opera

August 29, 1964: Disney’s "Mary Poppins" Debuted in New York City

August 28, 1969: Sheryl Sandberg Was Born

August 27, 2001: Angelina Jolie Named Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees

August 26, 1970: Betty Friedan Led the Women’s Strike for Equality

August 25, 1970: Supermodel Claudia Schiffer Was Born

August 24, 1932: Amelia Earhart Was the First Woman to Fly Non-Stop Across America

August 23, 2008: Madonna Kicked off Her Record Breaking Sticky & Sweet Tour

August 22, 1964: Fannie Lou Hamer Spoke Out For Civil Rights

August 21, 1961: Patsy Cline Recorded “Crazy”

August 20, 1989: Janet Evans Set the 800-Meter Freestyle World Record

August 19, 1883: Coco Chanel Was Born

August 18, 1920: Women Got The Right to Vote

August 17, 1893: Mae West Was Born

August 16, 1969: Janis Joplin Played a Historic Set at Woodstock

August 15, 2014: Mo’Ne Davis Pitched a Shutout

August 14, 1966: Halle Berry Was Born


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Interview with Million Dollar Listing Star, Emilia Beckrakis Serhant (July 2017)

Chilling Out With NYC Trendsetter & Tastemaker Cyndi Ramirez-Fulton (July 2017)

How to Amp Up Your Summer Workout (July 2017)

Perimenopause Can Start at 40, But That's No Reason To Slow Down (March 2017)

Grand Slam  Champ Chris Evert on Tennis, Fame, and Fashion (February 2017)

Gigi Hadid's Two Favorite Super Moves For 2017 (February 2017)

Healthy Resolutions You'll Keep (February 2017)

Lisa Edelstein Talks Fashion, Feminism, and the Latest Season of Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce (January 2017) *

Wall Street Rocks Brings Down The House With Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and John Popper (December 2016)

From Lawyer to Ambassador of Sweat: How Robin Arzon Ran Her Way to Her Dream Life (November 2016)

Exclusive Interview With Celebrity Photographer Nigel Barker (November 2016) *

A Gym Lover's Guide to Guilt-Free Snacking (October 2016)

Why Former RHONY Star Heather Thomson Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (November 2016) *

Haute Fall Fitness Looks That Will Make The Rest of Your Wardrobe Jealous (September 2016)

Whoopi Goldberg and Oxygen Celebrate Their New Original Series 'Strut' (September 2016) *

How Celeb Trainer Astrid Swan Keeps It Real (September 2016)

"Everygirl" Cooking (and Eating)  From Maria Menounos (August 2016)

Top 5 Ways To Keep Moving Through the Dog Days of Summer (August 2016) *

Health Summer Escapes for Summer & Beyond (August 2016)

How To Take The Plunge and Bring Swimming Into Your Workout Mix (August 2016) *

Ditch Your Gym Membership & Join the DIY Fitness Movement (July 2016)

SUITS Stars Attend Exclusive Season 6 Screening & Panel (June 2016) *

The Mind+Body Top 5 For Maxing Out Your Summer Workout (June 2016) *

Precious Lee's Boundary Breaking Body Revolution (May 2016)

Sweet Revenge Coconut Flower Nectar Has Bakers Buzzing (May 2016) *

 Chris Wood's Transformational Fitness Tips (April 2016)

E! Star Sasha Gates on Marriage, Motherhood, & Her Music Career (March 2016) *

Drop In & Zen Out at MNDFL: The First Ever Meditation Bar (March 2016)

Bring Your Yoga Practice Home For The Holidays With Adriene Mishler's New Series (November 23, 2015)*

Bespoke Treatments: The Ultimate Luxe and Quality-Minded Physical Therapy Experience (October 19, 2015)

My Exclusive Interview With Bethenny Frankel and a Recap of  the Skinnygirl Tastemakers Series Kickoff Event at Flywheel Sports (September 30, 2015)*

How To Get Back To Your Core This Fall: Inspirational Tips from Lifestyle Guru Nitika Chopra (September/October 2015)

Wellness Wow: Sakara Life (September/October 2015)

Are You Skimping on Your Summer Workouts? Fitness Star Rachel Nicks Has Tips for You! (July 29, 2015)*

Get Your Flow On With Y7 Studio's Hip Hop Yoga (July 7, 2015)*

Looking To Score A Bikini Bod This Summer? BFX Studio’s Alyse Zwick Shares Her Beauty Queen Workout Regime! (July 5, 2015)*

Derek Stratton's BFX Burn Class Will Heat Up Your Next Workout (March/April 2015)

Fit With Kids: How to Workout During and After the Baby Bump (January/February 2015)

How To Build The Perfect Workout Playlist (November/December 2014)

Why You Should Rock Your Next Workout With Pound (May/June 2014)

Waking Up at 4am With a Smile: How Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes Pursued Her Passion (September/October 2013)

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