Media Is Creating Space For Women

Often, lifestyle websites try to cover everything for everyone. But as women, we’re multi-layered and complex beings—and we deserve media that recognizes our interests. We follow these 7 websites that are as resourceful as they are empowering and uplifting—covering everything from personal finance to mindful meditation.


1. mindbodygreen

Our Go-To For | Green Living
Topics | Mindfulness, food, movement, health, planet, beauty
A Feature We Love | 9 Beauty Products That Harness the Beauty of Aloe

Based out of Brooklyn, mindbodygreen is devoted to living your best life in every way: emotionally, environmentally, physically, and spiritually. Whether they’re discussing integrative health, talking climate change, or explaining how yoga can help you become a morning person, they’re teaching readers how meditation and intentionality can change our lives and spirits. They’re not just a lifestyle brand either—they also are a top resource for mindfulness and wellness, with online classes and training programs led by experts from around the world. If you’re on the hunt for a guide to personal growth and wellness, you’ll love mindbodygreen.

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2. Darling Magazine

Our Go-To For | Inspiration
Topics | Culture, relationships, travel, style, creativity
A Feature We LoveThe Habits of Highly Successful Women Condensed in One Infographic

Darling Magazine was born as a print mag to redefine the art of being a woman: all images they use are untouched and their content is written to empower readers. But today, Darling has evolved to so much more than just a print magazine—it’s the ideal resource whenever you need inspiration and motivation. And if you’re not sure where to start, they’ve handpicked choices for you when you’re feeling ambitious, overwhelmed, or adventurous. With powerful features from the likes of Meghan Markle, Joanna Gaines, and Rupi Kaur, Darling is media that makes us feel loved, not less.

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3. The Chalkboard Magazine

Our Go-To For | Natural health
Topics | Nutrition, wellness & fitness, lifestyle, beauty
A Feature We LoveA Complete Guide to Workout Snacks for the Hangry and Confused

Chalkboard is perfect for readers who are interested in natural health, green beauty, and nutritious recipes. Launched in 2012, Chalkboard knows that shifting to a natural lifestyle has its challenges—what we love most is how intentional they are about adding small, incremental challenges to our routine. They mix together insights from nutrition experts, toxin-free products, and accessible advice to help you create your best life. It’s no wonder it was founded by the team behind the wildly popular Pressed Juicery.

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4. Create & Cultivate

Our Go-To For | Entrepreneurship
Topics | Career, advice, women leaders, digital & tech
A Feature We Love3 Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets On Building A Smart Brand

Create & Cultivate’s mission is to support women looking to create & cultivate the career of their dreams, and they follow through. The ladies behind Create & Cultivate are chock full of sage advice and resources for both budding and established entrepreneurs, from year-one tips to starting a business to handling an especially slow day at work. And they’ve taken their content on the road too, with their beautifully-branded conferences and pop-ups so you can engage with them online or IRL.

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5. The Cut

Our Go-To For | News & politics
Topics | Style, self, culture, and power
A Feature We Love180 Female Execs Launch Time's Up Advertising

When The Cut was launched years ago, it was an online publication for women with style and self in mind. Today, they’ve grown to be a leading resource for politics, current events, and the honest, challenging conversations we’re having with one another. Content some days will talk about Danity Kane and Vanderpump Rules, while others revolve around March for Our Lives, career advice, and breastfeeding at work. Because what it means to be a successful woman can include style, self, and discussion around current events.

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6. The Everygirl

Our Go-To For | Career
Topics | Career & personal finance, living & home, fashion, wellness
A Feature We Love5 Creative Skills We're Learning This Year

The Everygirl knows that women want to experience their best lives possible, and their topics run the gamut that help us all to do so, specifically when it comes to career and finance. What’s most special is that their content applies to beginners who are applying for their first internships, to veteran professionals who are negotiating their titles to Director. The Everygirl team understands that our careers evolve as we do, and that we can always be on a journey of self-improvement. (And the rest of the site is pretty useful too, from travel hacks to shopping on a budget.)

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7. Autostraddle

Our Go-To For | LGBTQ+
Topics | Arts & pop culture, sex & dating, community, identities
A Feature We LoveHow Queer and Trans Women Are Healing Each Other After Hurricane Harvey

A past winner of the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Blog, Autostraddle has transformed the lives of lesbian, bisexual, and queer women (as well as non-binary people) for nearly 10 years. They offer a fresh voice and empowered perspective to make all women feel like they’re valuable, equal, and noticed, so it’s no wonder that they’re the number one lesbian lifestyle website worldwide. And what we love most are the values they apply to all of their content: never critical or teasing of women’s physical appearances, quality over quantity with a point, and diversity and inclusion with both imagery and written content. The Autostraddle team is also more than just online: they host worldwide meet-ups, sell merch, and arranged getaways, because their ultimate goal is to create a community wherever they reach.

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