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New Eating Disorder Recovery App Helps Sufferers In Their Recovery Journey

New Eating Disorder Recovery App Helps Sufferers In Their Recovery Journey

According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) here in the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives, including anorexia, bulimia or binge eating. They also state anorexia has the highest mortality rate out of any mental […]

February 26, 2015 ×
Journalist Soledad O’Brien On Why Feminism Needs New PR Strategy

Journalist Soledad O’Brien On Why Feminism Needs New PR Strategy

Soledad O’Brien is an American journalist known most notably for her job at CNN. In 2013 she left the news network to launch her own company called Starfish Media Group which was part of the Covergirl ‘Girls Can’ video campaign featuring Katy Perry and Pink. The production company also released […]

February 25, 2015 ×
Turkish Men Wear Skirts In A Solidarity Protest About Violence Against Women

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In A Solidarity Protest About Violence Against Women

When Emma Watson urged men to be part of the gender equality conversation in her ‘Her for She’ campaign launch speech, this is what she was talking about. When President Obama launched the ‘It’s On Us’ campaign to urge men and other bystanders not to stay silent when it comes […]

February 25, 2015 ×
Activewear Brand The Upside On A Mission To Promote Diversity In ‘Be You’ Campaign

Activewear Brand The Upside On A Mission To Promote Diversity In ‘Be You’ Campaign

Three cheers for another activewear brand recognizing the importance of catering to all body types! Australian label The Upside, created by designed Jodhi Meares who is most well-known for her swimwear brand Tigerlily and her hosting stint on ‘Australia’s Next Top Model’, has just launched their new campaign called ‘Be […]

February 25, 2015 ×
‘Vivian Apple’ Author Katie Coyle On Writing A Feminist, Diverse Female-Driven Series

‘Vivian Apple’ Author Katie Coyle On Writing A Feminist, Diverse Female-Driven Series

There are certainly no shortage of cool young adult book series featuring a lead female character. Just look at the huge success of Divergent, The Hunger Games, Twilight and those are just the tip of the iceberg. With the recent influx of feminism influencing all areas of media and pop […]

February 24, 2015 ×
Jodie Foster Says Hollywood Execs Need To Stop Seeing Women In Film As A Risk

Jodie Foster Says Hollywood Execs Need To Stop Seeing Women In Film As A Risk

The 2015 Athena Film Festival was held at an important time in the history of film and television. It was the fifth year the event was held in Barnard College in New York, celebrating the efforts of films mostly written by, directed by, produced by and starring women. The film […]

February 24, 2015 ×
President Goodluck Jonathan Focused On Female Empowerment In Nigerian Gov’t

President Goodluck Jonathan Focused On Female Empowerment In Nigerian Gov’t

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is on a mission to promote female empowerment and leadership within his government. After meeting Malala Yousafzau in July 2014, he made a statement that he is committed to ending all discrimination against women and girls in his country. It was a bold statement to make, […]

February 24, 2015 ×
Boom Clap For Charli XCX And Her Fight For Feminism In Music

Boom Clap For Charli XCX And Her Fight For Feminism In Music

Forget the slow clap, we’re fans of the Boom Clap because to us those two words represent something bigger that is happening in the music industry. We have reached a point yet again in music where women are branching out, making a statement and going against the grain in the […]

February 23, 2015 ×
Sheryl Sandberg Launches ‘Lean In’ Mentor Network To Get More Women Into Tech

Sheryl Sandberg Launches ‘Lean In’ Mentor Network To Get More Women Into Tech

Facebook COO and author and creator of the ‘Lean In‘ book and subsequent movement, Sheryl Sandberg, is on a mighty quest: to get more women in the technology field to even out the score. She has launched a new Lean In “CS&E Chapter” to encourage women to take up careers […]

February 23, 2015 ×
The Top 10 Most Empowering Moments From The 2015 Oscars

The Top 10 Most Empowering Moments From The 2015 Oscars

Despite the lack of diversity in some of the biggest categories at the 2015 Academy Awards, there were some talk-worthy moments that happened and some of those deserve to go down in Oscars history. We decided to compile a list of our top ten fave moments, not in any particular […]

February 23, 2015 ×
It is Time For Victoria’s Secret To Make Larger Sizes? Thousands Of Women Say Yes!

It is Time For Victoria’s Secret To Make Larger Sizes? Thousands Of Women Say Yes!

The Victoria’s Secret curse strikes again. There has been growing unrest against the brand for quite some time, heightened in 2014 with the release of their “Perfect Body” campaign featuring models of all one body size. After much pressure from women who were outraged at the audacity of the brand […]

February 20, 2015 ×
If Fashion Brands Ditched Supermodels For Superheroes Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Fashion Brands Ditched Supermodels For Superheroes Here’s What They’d Look Like

Imagine if all the world’s biggest fashion campaigns featured real life female super heroes, as opposed to supermodels? We don’t hate models or think fashion is evil, but there is a huge element of unrealistic expectations injected into the images we see in magazines and on billboards. Gisele we love […]

February 20, 2015 ×
Dear Magazines, Please Stop Making Kate Winslet’s Body Image A Thing

Dear Magazines, Please Stop Making Kate Winslet’s Body Image A Thing

Ever since her breakout role on ‘Titanic’ in 1997, Kate Winslet has been known for one thing in particular: her body. Although she is a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) a lofty title given to only the highest achieving Britons, a winner of an Academy Award, Emmy Award, Grammy […]

February 20, 2015 ×
Unsure If You Like Miley Cyrus? Her Definition Of Feminism Will Help You Decide

Unsure If You Like Miley Cyrus? Her Definition Of Feminism Will Help You Decide

If you looked up “controversial” in the dictionary, you might find Miley Cyrus’ picture next to the word, as she is certainly no stranger to rocking the boat. Ever since she shed her nice-girl Disney image, she has been pushing the boundaries of edginess and shocking critics left, right and […]

February 19, 2015 ×
Fighting For My Life Made Me The Badass Entrepreneur I Am Today

Fighting For My Life Made Me The Badass Entrepreneur I Am Today

By Lynn Le Fighting isn’t always physical or contained within sport. Though my passion for mixed martial arts itself has led me to this place now – as the founder of a woman’s combat sports brand – the truth is I had some life experiences along the way that always […]

February 19, 2015 ×