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Bulls Eye: Target Asks Disgruntled Blogger To Be Part Of Its New Plus Size Campaign

Bulls Eye: Target Asks Disgruntled Blogger To Be Part Of Its New Plus Size Campaign

What do you do when you are a huge corporation who has made one too many blunders publicly and pissed off a few too many consumers? Try to win them back and pull out all stop to do so, obviously! Aside from Target being one of many well-known everyday brands […]

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Why Do Women With Curls Think They Need Straight Hair To Be Beautiful?

Why Do Women With Curls Think They Need Straight Hair To Be Beautiful?

Many of us women probably grew up knowing that one friend (or perhaps it was us!) who was always so insecure about her curly hair. And we would often look at them and secretly wish we actually had her hair, right? Why is there such an inherent culture of “I […]

January 28, 2015 ×
How Skateboarding Co. Skateistan Is Changing Kids Futures In Afghanistan

How Skateboarding Co. Skateistan Is Changing Kids Futures In Afghanistan

You don’t normally think of Afghanistan as a country synonymous with action sports or equality. But there are underground movements happening which are set to change the future of the youth of that nation. Skateistan is an organization started by Australian pro skateboarder Oliver Percovich in 2007. On a trip […]

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Four Women Make History By Dominating The ‘Australian Of The Year’ Awards

Four Women Make History By Dominating The ‘Australian Of The Year’ Awards

January 26 is celebrated as Australia Day each year, and it is a time when the nation takes time out to reflect on their achievements of the past year, as well as celebrate the extraordinary things everyday citizens are doing to represent the land down under. It is also the […]

January 27, 2015 ×
Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig & Lena Dunham Discuss Women In TV On Sundance Panel

Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig & Lena Dunham Discuss Women In TV On Sundance Panel

During every awards season, there is a week in between when the Sundance Film Festival takes place which is somewhat coincidental seeing that the awards ceremonies are celebrating the films that have been causing a stir over the past few months, and Sundance is the very launch pad for many […]

January 27, 2015 ×
George Lucas On The Oscar Snubs: “The Academy Has Nothing To Do With Artistry”

George Lucas On The Oscar Snubs: “The Academy Has Nothing To Do With Artistry”

Fans of Hollywood and avid Awards Season watchers are still shaking their heads in disbelief over the controversy surrounding the Academy Awards nominations list this year. There was overwhelming talk of the lack of ethnic diversity and women represented in some of the biggest categories including Best Film and Best […]

January 27, 2015 ×
2014’s Biggest Selling Film Was Lead By A Woman. Does That Mean Progress?

2014’s Biggest Selling Film Was Lead By A Woman. Does That Mean Progress?

For the second year in a row, the biggest selling film featured a female lead character. Once again it was part of ‘The Hunger Games‘ franchise, the third installment ‘Mockingjay’. The Jennifer Lawrence-led feature has once again overwhelmingly shown the world and industry critics and executives that women can sell […]

January 26, 2015 ×
Emma Watson Crashes World Economic Forum With Rousing Speech On Gender Equality

Emma Watson Crashes World Economic Forum With Rousing Speech On Gender Equality

It’s only been 4 months since Emma Watson gave her viral speech in September 2014 launching the UN Women’s HeforShe campaign, but the impact it has made is quite significant. The idea behind the campaign is to mobilize men as a vital part of the fight for gender equality. Her […]

January 26, 2015 ×
Viola Davis Made Everyone Realize The Power Of Diversity With Her SAG Awards Speech

Viola Davis Made Everyone Realize The Power Of Diversity With Her SAG Awards Speech

In what could be a subtle nod to the blatant snub of ‘Selma’ at the Academy Award nominations, there was a moment when diversity became the topic of the night at the SAG awards after one actress brought it front and center with her powerful acceptance speech. Viola Davis won […]

January 26, 2015 ×
Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Here’s a truth bomb that Youtube sensation turned reality star Whitney Thore recently dropped live on national TV: “Even if you’re not fat, you’ll probably never be thin enough to fit the societal ideal.” Yikes! That was the response she gave when Today show host Natalie Morales asked her what […]

January 23, 2015 ×
The Four Trends We All Thought Would Die Out In 2014…But Didn’t

The Four Trends We All Thought Would Die Out In 2014…But Didn’t

If the 1980s taught us anything, it’s that trends come and go. With the ubiquity of the Internet, we are better equipped than ever to observe and comment on passing fads, and it seems that crazes pass faster than ever now that so many loud opinions fill the air. However, […]

January 23, 2015 ×
Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Yay for HBO’s ‘Girls’ being back on air! And with the new season comes a whole load of new laughs and drama, which we can’t wait for beeteedubs. Off air, the show’s two creators and showrunners (also known as Executive Producers) Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are well-versed in tackling […]

January 23, 2015 ×