Joanna Gaines On 'Gray Hairs and Wrinkles'
Kristin Scott Thomas and her Childhood
Country Living | Taysha Murtaugh
With her savvy design skills, successful businesses, enviable marriage, and beautiful (growing!) family, it's difficult to imagine that Joanna Gaines could possibly have any insecurities.
Edna St Vincent Millay's Poetry has Been Eclipsed by her Personal Life
The Guardian | Eva Wiseman
The actor, 57, talks about how her childhood stopped at 13, how she’s changed her mind about retiring, and why she’s happy doing DIY. Youth is a terrible weight to carry.
Zelda D'Aprano fought for equality all her life. The fire in our bellies is her legacy
The Guardian | Amandas Ong
She was once deemed ‘the greatest woman poet since Sappho’ and won a Pulitzer – but Millay’s legacy has been overshadowed by her sexuality and addictions. When pseudonymous Elena Ferrante’s identity was reportedly revealed in 2016, she reflected on the dangers of an author’s life dominating their work.
'To Win Don't Whine’: Advice from Pakistan’s Representative to the U.N.
theGuardian.com | Leena Van Deventer
Zelda D’Aprano was an unstoppable force, and if you didn’t like it, you best got out of the way. It’s through my work as a director of the Victorian Women’s Trust that I got to know Zelda, and she has been a personal hero of mine ever since.
‘Ma’am Talks’ videos use humor to embrace getting older
TheLilly.com | Fatima Syed
She’s the first woman to hold the position. Maleeha Lodhi, the first woman to be appointed permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, has been breaking barriers since her initial appointment as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States in 1993.
William & Mary Hires First Female President in College's 325-year History
Signalscv.com | Christina Cox
When Ana Dwork, Kathy Gorlick and Jan Lynch worked together at La Mesa Junior High School, the trio would spend time after work talking and laughing together.
Meet the Over 60s Supermodels: A “Greynaissance” Happening
Richmond Times Dispatch | Justin Mattingly
For the first time in its 325-year history, the College of William & Mary will have a female president. The Williamsburg college’s board of visitors on Tuesday unanimously selected Katherine Rowe, the current provost at a women’s college in Massachusetts, as its next president.
Lesley Manville on Being an Older Woman in Hollywood
Newstatesman | Hilary Mitchell
Daphne Selfe, an 89-year-old supermodel, looks almost impossibly elegant as she glides onto the stage at a fashion event in Edinburgh. She’s tall and slim, with a mane of silver-grey hair piled perfectly on top of her head....
Japanese And American Dancers Explore Female Aging
Radiotimes.com | Emma Cox
"You can have a lover at 60," says the actress. "You don’t have to be shoved in a corner in a cardigan doing knitting" In a surprising moment halfway through the RT photoshoot, Lesley Manville is offering to “do a Christine Keeler” and straddle a chair
Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement are Black Women You've Never Heard of
Enmei (Long Life) is more than just a dance performance coming to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 23, at 8 p.m., in the Virginia G. Piper Theater. It's a cross-cultural artistic project about age, time and culture via the older moving body.
How Princess Sophia Duleep Singh parted ways with her royal roots to fight for women's suffrage
USAtoday.com | Alia E Dastagir
Many heroes of the civil rights movement are women you’ve probably never heard of. History remembers the male leaders in the fight for human rights, but without women, so many victories wouldn’t have been possible.
Sharing stories from decades ago, older women find their place in #MeToo
Telegraph.com | Izzy Lyons
Born into a world of Royal privilege, Princess Sophia Duleep Singh could have had an easy life. The daughter of Maharajah Duleep Singh - the last Indian prince in the Sikh Empire - she was one of very few who lived a life of aristocratic luxury at the turn of 20th century Britain.
It's Susan B Anthony's Birthday Today!!
WashingtonPost.com | Caitlin Gibson
They share their stories one by one, sitting side by side around a coffee table crowded with cookies and mugs of tea. Ann Geracimos, 82, remembers the boyfriend she dated in the early 1960s, who once lost his temper during an argument and slapped her across the face.
Retired teacher becomes oldest woman to row the Atlantic
Mid-February is jammed with holidays. Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, and President’s Day, which marks the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (February 12) and George Washington (February 22). Between these two birthdays is February 15, the anniversary of the birth of another great American, Susan B. Anthony. For full article
Atlantic Ladies triumph: Women conquer mighty ocean
Telegraph.co.uk | Francesca Marshall
Rowing 3,000 miles through freezing water and lashing waves might not be the activity of choice for most retirees, but for one lady it was the ideal challenge to prove “you’re never too old”.
9 Reasons People Ask About Your Age
Shropshirestar.com | Lucy Todman
A trio of women - including two from Shropshire - today rowed into the record books as they completed the adventure of a lifetime by crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Meet the Perennials
It’s the question that continues to take you by surprise no matter how many times you have been asked. And sometimes, you can’t provide a natural response even when you practice responding to this question.
To Look and Feel Younger, Running Is the Real Miracle Drug
TheWhat.com | Gina Pell (Content Chief at The What, a clever list for curious people.)
Because age ain’t nothin’ but a number
This content is appropriate for people of all ages. And that’s the point. The days of targeting media and products at people based on their age is over. The Perennials. We are ever-blooming, relevant people of ALL ages who live in the present time, know what’s happening in the world, stay current with technology, and have friends of all ages.
RunnersWorld.com | Wes Judd
You don’t need all-promising pills, diet hacks, or hours of tedious (and dubious) brain games. All it takes is doing that thing you love. Americans are obsessed with aging. Or, more accurately, with avoiding it. Between the wrinkle-zapping skin creams, Botox and chin tucks, ...