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The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific acts inflicted upon young girls in certain parts of the world. For those not familiar, it is the act of cutting part of a young girl’s vagina in a sort of “circumcision” because of the cultural belief that is somehow makes […]

July 1, 2015 ×
Australia’s 1st Female Prime Minister Julia Gillard Talks Leadership, Sexism & Hillary Clinton

Australia’s 1st Female Prime Minister Julia Gillard Talks Leadership, Sexism & Hillary Clinton

In 2012, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who also happened to be the country’s first female top leader, made a rousing speech directed at the opposition leader Tony Abbott (who is the current Prime Minister of Australia) about sexism and misogyny. The video went viral, and has over 2.7 […]

June 30, 2015 ×
What I Learned About Myself When I Started Traveling Solo

What I Learned About Myself When I Started Traveling Solo

By Kelly Smith They say you can only find yourself once you get lost. I always thought about myself as a genuine traveler, but last summer I realized that I’ve been extremely naive – I’ve never actually traveled anywhere on my own. There was always a group of friends with […]

June 30, 2015 ×
We All Need To Stop Bullying Ourselves & Being Cruel To Other Women, Says Rumer Willis

We All Need To Stop Bullying Ourselves & Being Cruel To Other Women, Says Rumer Willis

Most people know Rumer Willis as the famous daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. Or perhaps images of her as a ‘Dancing With The Stars’ winner come to mind for some. When we read about celebrities and their children in the media they are the same old stories about […]

June 30, 2015 ×
Is An MBA A Waste Of Time For Entrepreneurs? Read This Mom’s Surprising Advice

Is An MBA A Waste Of Time For Entrepreneurs? Read This Mom’s Surprising Advice

By Monica Lowry Entrepreneurship is an increasingly trendy topic these days. Along with conversations about people starting their own businesses, there’s a great deal of debate about the usefulness of MBAs (and other graduate degrees). The thinking, among many, is that an MBA might be useful for someone looking to […]

June 29, 2015 ×
A Woman Will Appear On The New $10 Bill Says US Gov’t. Only Took Over 100 Years…

A Woman Will Appear On The New $10 Bill Says US Gov’t. Only Took Over 100 Years…

Earlier this year a unique campaign was the subject of many news headlines in a very feminist way. ‘Women on 20s’ was started by Susan Ades Stone and the idea was to bring attention to the fact that there are NO women currently on any US bills, and to change […]

June 29, 2015 ×
Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

A conservative estimate of the number of female-founded startups that successfully secure funding, vs male-founded ones sits at below 10%. In a study that looked at over 6000 tech companies between 2011 and 2013, less than 3% of those companies had female CEOs. The same study analyzed data looking at […]

June 29, 2015 ×
‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ Is The 60s Era Feminist TV Series We’ve Been Waiting For!

‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ Is The 60s Era Feminist TV Series We’ve Been Waiting For!

It’s time to become acquainted with your new favorite feminist TV series. This one isn’t set inside a women’s prison or in the East Village, this one is set in the 60s and 70s era. Now we know ‘Mad Men’ made its indelible mark on the TV world with its […]

June 26, 2015 ×
Angelina Jolie’s Powerful Speech On The Global Epidemic Of Violence Against Women

Angelina Jolie’s Powerful Speech On The Global Epidemic Of Violence Against Women

Award-winning actress, director and humanitarian Angelina Jolie is well known for her work on-screen as well as off. And we’re talking way beyond Hollywood. She is a passionate advocate for the rights of women and girls who are suffering from the effects of war, conflict and disaster in countries where […]

June 26, 2015 ×
Powerful Photo Series “Re-Envisioning Rosie” Capturing The Women Who Build America

Powerful Photo Series “Re-Envisioning Rosie” Capturing The Women Who Build America

You’re all familiar with Rose the Riveter. She became an international symbol of the progression of women in the workforce during WWII in America. The image of Rosie was based on Mary Doyle Keefe, a telephone operator in real life who Normal Rockwell beefed up and drew a bandanna on […]

June 26, 2015 ×
The Interesting Difference In The Way Women Aged 5-50 Define Feminism

The Interesting Difference In The Way Women Aged 5-50 Define Feminism

If someone asked you for your definition of feminism, what would you say? Would you give the dictionary definition of “the social political and economic equality of both sexes” or something different. We’re not sure how the definition of the word is STILL a thing, especially with Google also being […]

June 25, 2015 ×
Our Interview With ‘Everyone Is Gay’ Founder Danielle Owens-Reid Will Make You A Better LGBTQ Ally

Our Interview With ‘Everyone Is Gay’ Founder Danielle Owens-Reid Will Make You A Better LGBTQ Ally

In 2014 we started an event series called ‘The F Word Event’ held in Los Angeles in conjunction with Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker of The Empowerment Project. We teamed up to create a series of mini TED talk-like events that would feature speakers who are redefining feminism for the […]

June 25, 2015 ×
5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

The Kosovo War between that lasted from 28 February 1998 until 11 June 1999 saw the brutal ethnic cleansing of Albanians by the hand of Serbians. The armed forces of (what is formerly known as) Yugoslavia fought Albanian rebellions known as the Kosovo Liberation Army (after a long-standing conflict escalated into […]

June 25, 2015 ×
Juliana Margulies: On-Screen Badass, Off-Screen Women’s Advocate

Juliana Margulies: On-Screen Badass, Off-Screen Women’s Advocate

If you haven’t ever watched an episode of ‘The Good Wife’, seriously what have you been doing?!? This is the hit show that put actress Juliana Margulies back in the limelight after a successful stint on ‘ER’ in the 90s, and established her as one of the most formidable Hollywood […]

June 24, 2015 ×
The Girls Behind The Viral Drive-By Street Harassment Video Tell Us What They Learned

The Girls Behind The Viral Drive-By Street Harassment Video Tell Us What They Learned

In 2014 a viral video showing a woman walking through New York City for 10 hours set the internet on fire and became a topic of intense discussion about street harassment. It was a serious insight into what women face on a daily basis regardless of age, clothing, body language, […]

June 24, 2015 ×