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Sherlock Actress Louise Brealey On Feminism: “It’s Not About Thinking Men Are Pricks”

Sherlock Actress Louise Brealey On Feminism: “It’s Not About Thinking Men Are Pricks”

It’s a real sign of the times when feminists have to spend more time explaining what the movement actually stands for and defend their actions, rather than just getting on with the fight for gender equality. Nevertheless, it is important that both men and women speak out about why they […]

April 24, 2015 ×
Pakistan Cracks Down On Child Marriage With Amendments To Existing Law

Pakistan Cracks Down On Child Marriage With Amendments To Existing Law

Child marriage is one of the most heinous acts committed against young boys and girls around the world. While it affects both genders, is disproportionately disempowers girls especially in areas where they are considered an economic burden to families who often marry them off to men much much older than […]

April 23, 2015 ×
Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Gender equality is the great fight in the 21st century. We are at a point in the world’s history where pushing for equality on all fronts has never been more urgent, now that we live in a mostly global economy that has enabled us to advocate for people on the […]

April 23, 2015 ×
“What If America Loved Black People As Much As Black Culture?”

“What If America Loved Black People As Much As Black Culture?”

We are experiencing racial tensions in America in a whole new way. While there is no legal basis for discrimination based on skin color anymore, incidents of police brutality toward certain unarmed black men have hit the news and incited anger across the nation. But the streets of America isn’t […]

April 23, 2015 ×
Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

A new government initiative is allowing women in Pakistan to sit in the driver’s seat both literally and figuratively. The Pink Rickshaw is giving women more opportunities for employment, as well as offer an option that is considered safe from harassment and violence. The city of Lahore, in the province […]

April 22, 2015 ×
Super Role Models Campaign Feat. Christy Turlington Focused On Efforts, Not Appearance

Super Role Models Campaign Feat. Christy Turlington Focused On Efforts, Not Appearance

A fashion campaign that touts its models for what they do, rather than what they look like? Yes please! We know that the fashion and beauty industries are run on promoting physical appearance, but there is so much more to being beautiful that just what is on the outside and […]

April 22, 2015 ×
Artist Creates Sensitive Superhero Cartoon Series To Show Her Son Gender Stereotypes Are Wrong

Artist Creates Sensitive Superhero Cartoon Series To Show Her Son Gender Stereotypes Are Wrong

Gender stereotypes hurt women, and they hurt men. It starts from when they are children, because studies show a child’s identity is formed well before middle school age and by then they already have firm ideas of gender roles. We are now living in an age where the traditional gender […]

April 22, 2015 ×
Vanessa Hudgens Says Beyonce Helped Make Her A Better Feminist

Vanessa Hudgens Says Beyonce Helped Make Her A Better Feminist

Just when you thought you were sick of seeing the continual pattern of female celebrities claiming they aren’t feminists yet everything they stand for pretty much IS feminist, along comes a story of one who did the opposite. Vanessa Hudgens, former Disney star turned respectable actress who battled all the […]

April 21, 2015 ×
‘Girls’ Actress Jemima Kirke Joins The Fight For Women’s Reproductive Rights

‘Girls’ Actress Jemima Kirke Joins The Fight For Women’s Reproductive Rights

You may have heard the saying: “if men had to use birth control, it would be available in vending machines”. It certainly would be a VERY different world if the burden of contraception fell exclusively on men. Buzzfeed even did us all a favor and showed what life would be […]

April 21, 2015 ×
UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

If someone asked you what your mother’s name was, you’d have no trouble answering their question. It doesn’t seem like the type of question that should be troubling by any means. But in a country like Egypt, the very act of saying your mother’s name out loud in public is […]

April 21, 2015 ×
This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

When you hear the word “feminist” images of Rose the Riveter or Gloria Steinem often come to mind. We think of women who are fighting against gender inequality in society, in politics and even in religion. So when you hear the words “Muslim” and “feminist” together, it seems like a […]

April 20, 2015 ×
The Indian Village Celebrating The Girl Child With Eco-Feminism Project

The Indian Village Celebrating The Girl Child With Eco-Feminism Project

If you’ve ever seen the documentary ‘It’s a Girl’ you will be familiar with the phrase “girl child”. In countries like India and China whose populations are in the billions, and who are still largely dominated with patriarchal mindsets, being a girl is not necessarily an empowering thing. In India, […]

April 20, 2015 ×
Eating Disorder Org Re-Imagines Comic Book Characters With Realistic Bodies

Eating Disorder Org Re-Imagines Comic Book Characters With Realistic Bodies

Eating Disorder awareness week may have been from Feb 22-28th this year, but there’s no reason why the education and awareness shouldn’t continue every day of the year. Across America is it estimated 20 million women suffer from an eating disorder, and 10 million men. What has increasingly influenced and […]

April 20, 2015 ×
OITNB’s Matt McGorry Has Some Thoughts About The Wage Gap

OITNB’s Matt McGorry Has Some Thoughts About The Wage Gap

Male crush…everyday! Actor Matt McGorry who has recently admitted he is a feminist is certainly walking the talk when it comes to gender equality. In honor of Equal Pay Day celebrated on April 14, Matt shared a post on his Facebook page on the wage gap. It is worth reading […]

April 19, 2015 ×
Positive Body Image Is The Right Of Every Woman, Not A Privileged Few

Positive Body Image Is The Right Of Every Woman, Not A Privileged Few

As the editor-in-chief of GTHQ, I had grand plans to write a personal editorial piece each week, or at least each month. Unfortunately things have been so busy at our headquarters that I just haven’t had time…until now. I have been reading the many celebrity body shaming stories that have […]

April 19, 2015 ×