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Today is World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day. Last year nearly a half million babies were born with HIV. More than 33 million people worldwide were living with HIV. That's up from 26.2 million in 1999. Despite that staggering statistic,AIDS organizations are making progress i

Movie Review: Made in Dagenham - Striking a blow for women

I had the chance to attend a screening of Made in Dagenham last night at the Raleigh Studios and recommend it to anyone with a social conscience who might have trouble remembering that women didn't always have equal rights. In fact the film should be req

The Art of the Mixed Tape

Imagine you were handed an array of crayons, markers, paint, glitter -  the works - and left in a plain, white room for as long as you needed to make your artistic vision, whatever it may be, come to life before your eyes. There are no rules, you don’

ChickSpeak hearts Chelsea Handler

She’s hilarious, honest, adorable, and above all else, she’s definitely someone id love to be friends with.  She’s the uber talented Chelsea Handler, and chances are she’s soon to be coming to a city near you. Handler, the hysterical host of her


COLLEGE

A Chick’s Guide to Studying Abroad

If there is a single person whom absolutely no one would ever suspect to study abroad, that person i...more

Women Talk Sports Weekly Radio Show #3 - Sunday at 6pm ET - Special Guest Gabriele Anderson

Sunday afternoon, MarQ Piocos and Ann Gaffigan will host the weekly Women Talk Sports Radio Show a...more

Fun Without Drinks: A Chick’s Guide to Saying No

Another stressful week is finally winding down. Between studying, writing papers, working out, going...more

USC women’s soccer defeats UCLA

Playing in front of 8,527 fans at the Los Angeles Coliseum, a new NCAA Women’s Soccer regular seas...more

"Just your average college girl who's played ball with the President" - Glamour

Maya Moore was named to Glamour’s Top Ten College Women list. Although they describe the 10 women ...more

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CAUSE/CHARITY

It’s Pinktober – Female athletes unite against breast cancer

Organizations everywhere are kicking off month long breast cancer awareness programs. At least half...more

Have an Idea to Green Your Community? Ford & Green Festival Could Make it Happen.

If you've been thinking green lately, you're in good company here on the AskPatty Blog, but your th...more

AskPatty Reviews: AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades

AskPatty has been enjoying a partnership with AutoTex PINK for a while now, so of course when my ow...more

Fresh Air Fund looking to book host families for Summer 2011

Chances are you’re already looking forward to summer.  You may be going to camp, taking a vacatio...more

Amnesty International honors Joan Baez for a lifetime of Human Rights Advocacy

Amnesty International turns 50 this year, and closely linked to Amnesty’s legacy of championing hu...more

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RELATIONSHIPS

The Royal Wedding: Kate Middleton Breaks with Tradition by Arriving in a Car

The Royal Wedding date is upon us!  On Friday, April 29, the world will watch as Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey a commoner, and departs a Princess as the wife of Prince William.  But there's a modern twist in all this pomp and circumstanc...more

Gotta Have Heart – The Best Sports Couples

Have you ever noticed how singers and actors always to seem to hook up with each other? There’s Gwen and Gavin, Brad and Angelina… the list goes on and on. Well in sports, it’s no different. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a look at some of ...more

Legendary Female Boxer Shot and Stabbed - Accused is Her Husband

The scary details: Cops in Orange County, Florida claim the 42-year-old former boxing champion -- who once fought on an undercard for Mike Tyson -- managed to stumble out of her home and flag down a passing motorist ... who took Christy to a local hosp...more

My Date With Freedom

New York is in its most amazing prime: fall.The leaves are changing, the weather is ideal for a light weight everything, and each sight you see is just absolutely gorgeous. To celebrate the majesty of the season, I decided to take myself on a date. ...more

As school starts, a reminder about violence against women and girls

From HuffingtonPost: Back to School, Back to Rape. An informative read about the prevalence of violence against women and young girls. Quick hits from the article: 1 in 4 college women are a victim of rape . One in three teens report dating violenc...more

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