• Kate Hudson Slams The Media’s Portrayal Of Body Image

    Kate Hudson Slams The Media’s Portrayal Of Body Image

    When it comes to the burden of responsibility of how young men and women develop a sense of body image, the media has a huge role to play. Just pick up any tabloid magazine where the majority of stories are centered around baby weight, female celebs in bikinis, suspected baby […]

  • The Woman Who Successfully Fought For Equal Pay In Women’s Tennis

    The Woman Who Successfully Fought For Equal Pay In Women’s Tennis

    Equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender, is something that many sectors have still yet to implement. The sports industry is certainly not exempt from this issue. Just look at what female rugby players, soccer players, wrestlers, boxers, and some olympic athletes get paid in comparison to men, and […]

  • CBS Sportscaster Issues Call To Men Following The Ray Rice Scandal

    CBS Sportscaster Issues Call To Men Following The Ray Rice Scandal

    The controversy surrounding NFL player Ray Rice is far from over. The former Baltimore Ravens player was captured on CCTV footage beating up his wife Janay in an elevator. His former team ended his contract which was a relief to many who were criticizing the NFL for not doing enough […]

  • Meet Megan Smith, The 1st Female Chief Tech Officer At The White House

    Meet Megan Smith, The 1st Female Chief Tech Officer At The White House

    Technology is typically an industry that has been male-dominated for quite some time. When we talk about pioneers of the digital age, names such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg often get bandied around. But ever since Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, wrote and released her best-seller ‘Lean In’, […]

  • Reese Witherspoon Talks About Representing Real Women In Film

    Reese Witherspoon Talks About Representing Real Women In Film

    Reese Witherspoon’s new film ‘Wild’ sees her playing Cheryl Strayed who wrote the book as a real life memoir. The story centers on a sexually daring woman who overcomes a string of personal tragedies by hiking more than 1,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.It is a bit of a […]

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NYFW Makes History In A Very Un-Fashionable (Yet Inspiring) Way

NYFW Makes History In A Very Un-Fashionable (Yet Inspiring) Way

Fashion isn’t the only thing people talk about during fashion week. Nope, in the last couple of years it has become the mecca for pushing boundaries when it comes to beauty and style. For a very long time society has been taught to “fit in” but more and more we […]

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In Defense Of Millennials – We’re Not An Entitled & Narcissistic Generation

In Defense Of Millennials – We’re Not An Entitled & Narcissistic Generation

By Jennifer Hacker It seems to me that every other day my Facebook news feed is cluttered with articles berating the millennial generation. Sites like The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and Thought Catalog are common offenders, frequently needing to weigh in on how Geny Y is messing it up. Not […]

September 11, 2014 ×
Jessica Simpson On Being Comfortable In Her Own Skin, Not Defined By Others

Jessica Simpson On Being Comfortable In Her Own Skin, Not Defined By Others

Singer, designer and mother of two, Jessica Simpson has been in the public eye for the majority of her life throughout the good, the bad, and everything in between. We’ve seen her rise to musical fame, her marriage and divorce to former boy band turned TV host Nick Lachey, and […]

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74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific crimes against a human body, and while it is something that definitely needs to be stopped, it won’t just take legislation and criminal punishment to stop cultures and communities in certain areas of the world practicing this unnecessary evil. It will […]

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Why ‘Ask Her More’ Is A Crucial Movement For Women On The Red Carpet

Why ‘Ask Her More’ Is A Crucial Movement For Women On The Red Carpet

Red carpets and award ceremonies are a Hollywood staple, and a tradition for many of us entertainment fans. While we watch the broadcast of the awards to find out who won what, we mainly watch the red carpet arrivals to get a first-hand peek into who the stars are and […]

September 10, 2014 ×
L’Oreal Is The 1st Company In The US To Receive Gender Equality Certification

L’Oreal Is The 1st Company In The US To Receive Gender Equality Certification

If you just read that title and are wondering what the heck we are talking about, allow us to backtrack a little and give some background and context. In 2009 an organization called the Economic Dividends for Gender Equality was founded by Nicole Schwab (whose father is World Economic Forum founder […]

September 10, 2014 ×
Sweden’s Feminist Political Party Set To Make History With Its Policies

Sweden’s Feminist Political Party Set To Make History With Its Policies

Here’s some awesome news out of Sweden that feminists would be interested. The European nation’s Feminist Initiative political party won a seat in the European Parliament in May, becoming the first feminist party in history to do so. Feminist Initiative won 5.5 percent of Swedish votes and has polled as […]

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‘Menstrual Man’ Collects & Studies Used Pads To Help Women. No, Seriously!

‘Menstrual Man’ Collects & Studies Used Pads To Help Women. No, Seriously!

There is a man who goes out of his way to study used sanitary pads (yes, we said used) in his free time. No, he is not a sicko or a pervert, in fact he is a women’s health advocate for one of the the poorest areas in one of […]

September 9, 2014 ×
Demi Lovato Says Kim Kardashian Revolutionized Beauty. Agree Or Disagree?

Demi Lovato Says Kim Kardashian Revolutionized Beauty. Agree Or Disagree?

Plenty of people talk about Kim Kardashian in relation to her physical appearance, and we’re quite sure the reality star and wife of Kanye West is no stranger to being criticized about her body. But one celebrity has spoken publicly about Kim in a way maybe others were afraid to, […]

September 9, 2014 ×
Two New Laws Regarding Gender Violence You Need To Know About

Two New Laws Regarding Gender Violence You Need To Know About

Domestic Violence is a major issue all over the world. Gender violence is also something that we hear far too much about. In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten. Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise […]

September 9, 2014 ×
UK Political Party Creates New Role To Tackle Violence Against Women & Girls

UK Political Party Creates New Role To Tackle Violence Against Women & Girls

In a bid to add to the great efforts the UK is doing to stamp out awful crimes against women and girls such as child marriage and female genital mutilation, the Labour party have decided to create a specific position which one MP will focus all her efforts on. Her […]

September 8, 2014 ×
Non-Profit Tells Carls Jr. To Cut The Crap With Sexist Commercials

Non-Profit Tells Carls Jr. To Cut The Crap With Sexist Commercials

If you are familiar with US burger chain Carls Jr, you’ll no doubt have seen one of their many commercials, usually featuring a female celebrity of some sort acting gratuitous with one of their burgers. Celebs such as Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, supermodel Nina Agdal, TV chef Padma Lakshmi, reality […]

September 8, 2014 ×