• ‘Women Who Kick Ass’ Panel At Comic-Con…Kicked Ass!

    ‘Women Who Kick Ass’ Panel At Comic-Con…Kicked Ass!

    Filed under: things too good not to share! This past weekend the San Diego Comic-Con 2o14 came and went, and totally kicked ass! There are more women than ever attending the hugely popular convention, and the diverse array of panels offered is doing a great job in reflecting what half […]

  • Plus Size Beauty Queen Says “Winners Come In All Shapes & Sizes”

    Plus Size Beauty Queen Says “Winners Come In All Shapes & Sizes”

    A relatively new beauty pageant in the UK, ‘Miss British Beauty Curve’ is all about promoting diversity in body image, and challenging the notion that a beauty queen can only be a size zero. Before we go any further, this is not a rant against naturally thin women, because we […]

  • Jennette McCurdy’s “I’m Not A Role Model” Rant Contains Good Advice

    Jennette McCurdy’s “I’m Not A Role Model” Rant Contains Good Advice

    It’s a familiar story line: person becomes child star and is the picture of wholesome innocence and good fun. Child star then grows up and wrestles with public image, and audiences suddenly turn their backs on them for acting in a manner every normal person does. The difference is, most […]

  • Pirelli Calendar Makes History Featuring Its First Plus Size Model

    Pirelli Calendar Makes History Featuring Its First Plus Size Model

    Just so we’re clear, being plus size is not news, because women come in all shapes and sizes and that is just normal. But apparently not in the fashion world just yet, and because this industry wields such power over the minds of young men and women, positive messages about […]

  • Priyanka Chopra Talks FGM & Advocates Female Empowerment

    Priyanka Chopra Talks FGM & Advocates Female Empowerment

    The groundbreaking Girl Summit held in London last week which saw the UK Government team up with UNICEF to tackle the awful issues of child marriage and female genital mutilation has been a great platform for all sorts of people to speak up about the topic and share why it […]

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Alexa Chung Ditches Parties For Gender Equality On Trip To Africa

Alexa Chung Ditches Parties For Gender Equality On Trip To Africa

Alexa Chung is a girl known for being a fashionista, a TV host, a model and friend to many celebs. But there’s another title she’s adding to her ever-expanding resume: humanitarian. Yup! This woman is more than just an ‘It’ girl, she’s a caring one. She posted a series of […]

July 28, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP: The Girl Summit Tackles FGM & Child Marriage

WEEKLY WRAP UP: The Girl Summit Tackles FGM & Child Marriage

This week a very important event was held in the UK. The Girl Summit was the first of it’s kind and it was aimed at discussing and tackling two main issues: female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage. On the Weekly Wrap Up, our editor-in-chief Asha Dahya shares why a […]

July 26, 2014 ×
Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

If you type in the hashtags #anorexia, #bulimia or #eatingdisorders on Instagram, you will literally see millions of posts. If you try to click on the top search result, a warning will come up asking if you want help learning more about the harmful effects of eating disorders. What’s also […]

July 25, 2014 ×
The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

There are many blogs, websites and think-groups who talk about how they can solve the problem of gender bias which exists in mainstream film and television worldwide. It’s a conversation that involves not only what happens on-screen, but also behind. Why are networks and studios so hesitant to hire women […]

July 25, 2014 ×
Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

The search for “true beauty” is about as elusive as the fabled fountain of youth. Or at least that’s what we have been led to believe because for far too long, women have been told that beauty is all about the external. Sure, there are movements happening today to allow […]

July 25, 2014 ×
German Non-Profit Campaigns For More Female Leadership In The Media

German Non-Profit Campaigns For More Female Leadership In The Media

The debate about female leadership rages on, and it’s not just an issue confined to certain countries. Even more progressive European nations like Germany and Norway are tackling this issue as equality is something that every woman wants. The question is: whose responsibility is it to ensure women have more […]

July 24, 2014 ×
How A Career Change Saved My Sanity & My Health

How A Career Change Saved My Sanity & My Health

By Lisa Hirsch It was 3 a.m. on a chilly Venice Beach morning when I had my “something’s gotta give” moment. My boyfriend was sleeping soundly and I was sitting in my home office—again—wondering how I was going to line up enough A-list celebrities for a big charity event in […]

July 24, 2014 ×
Rosie The Riveter Camps Empowering Girls To Reach New Heights

Rosie The Riveter Camps Empowering Girls To Reach New Heights

Feminism has become a real point of contention and controversy lately. The word itself is like a loaded gun: it can kill or protect. But there is still a lot of misunderstanding about the movement and what it stands for today. It has evolved quite a lot since its origins […]

July 24, 2014 ×
Hey Ladies, Let’s Talk About Your “Favorite Female Positions”

Hey Ladies, Let’s Talk About Your “Favorite Female Positions”

And by “favorite female positions” we don’t mean in the bedroom. For that you’re gonna have to head to Cosmo Magazine. We’are all about the positions female like to be in in the workplace. In a time when women in leadership is more crucial than ever, it’s important to us […]

July 23, 2014 ×
UK’s First Girl Summit Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

UK’s First Girl Summit Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

The UK is on a roll! The British government teamed up with UNICEF for a first-of-its-kind conference called the Girl Summit, which was aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to stop female genital mutilation (often referred to as “female circumcision”) and child marriages. These problems are happening in many […]

July 23, 2014 ×
If Men Lived In A Woman’s World Here’s What It Would Look Like

If Men Lived In A Woman’s World Here’s What It Would Look Like

Sexism is so rife in our culture nowadays it becomes harder and harder to stop it. Some say that it’s just the way the world is-deal with it. Others fight it head on. The Everyday Sexism project in the UK has become a well-known platform for women sharing their stories […]

July 23, 2014 ×
When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

See this picture above? Apparently Instagram deemed it “inappropriate” and that it violated its Terms of Service. The problem with that is there are TONNES of pictures of women in bra and panties that still exist on the social media photo sharing app, yet they have not removed. So what […]

July 22, 2014 ×