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For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

August 27, 2015 ×
This Mom Created A Line Of Suits For Girls As An Alternative To The Princess Epidemic

This Mom Created A Line Of Suits For Girls As An Alternative To The Princess Epidemic

For years gender norms have dictated what women are and aren’t supposed to wear, as well as men. There used to be a time when a woman wearing long pants […]

August 26, 2015 ×
What Would Magazines & Clothing Labels Look Like If They Actually Represented Real (Un-Photoshopped) Women?

What Would Magazines & Clothing Labels Look Like If They Actually Represented Real (Un-Photoshopped) Women?

See this image above right here? This is what a women’s lifestyle magazine looks like when you put diverse and real women on the cover. We know there is a […]

August 26, 2015 ×
Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Now this is a story worth telling! There is a village in Northern Kenya called Umoja, located in the grasslands and Samburu, which is unlike any other village in the […]

August 26, 2015 ×
We Need To Address The Issue Of Female Athletes Being Bullied For Their Bodies

We Need To Address The Issue Of Female Athletes Being Bullied For Their Bodies

You all know what we’re talking about. Many of us are even guilty of partaking in conversations about it. But it is an issue that needs to stop. The bullying […]

August 25, 2015 ×
How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

To put it simply, gender stereotypes suck! They are the generalization about the roles of each gender. Here’s why gender stereotypes just don’t work anymore: because they hold both men […]

August 25, 2015 ×
Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

We love women who start movements! Especially the type that seek to break down gender barriers and stereotypes. You may remember Isis Anchalee, the San Fran software engineer who started […]

August 25, 2015 ×
Actress Ariel Winter’s Breast Reduction An Insight Into The Emphasis On Women’s Looks

Actress Ariel Winter’s Breast Reduction An Insight Into The Emphasis On Women’s Looks

It was a startling admission from the 17 year old star of ABC’s ‘Modern Family’. Actress Ariel Winter, who plays the nerdy Alex Pritchett on the show recently told Glamour […]

August 25, 2015 ×
New Netflix Show ‘Project Mc2’ Aiming To Make STEM Cool For Girls

New Netflix Show ‘Project Mc2’ Aiming To Make STEM Cool For Girls

We have no doubt that back in 1905 when Albert Einstein submitted a paper with his now famous equation E=Mc2 relating to mass and energy, he had no idea that […]

August 24, 2015 ×
Stephen Colbert On Female Comedians, Late Night TV, & Why He Is “Leaning In”

Stephen Colbert On Female Comedians, Late Night TV, & Why He Is “Leaning In”

Now that Jon Stewart has left his post on ‘The Daily Show’ as the foremost ally to gender equality on late night TV (because apparently networks can’t trust women as […]

August 24, 2015 ×
Meet ‘Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur’, Marvel’s Latest Female-Driven Comic Remake

Meet ‘Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur’, Marvel’s Latest Female-Driven Comic Remake

We’ll file this under: “progressive moves Marvel is making in the diversity department yet we can’t fathom why they refuse to make a female-driven superhero movie”. Seriously Marvel, you know […]

August 24, 2015 ×
Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Before we talk about the importance of women making history in certain branches of the US Military, let’s just back things up. In the 1970s, a prominent anti-equal rights activist […]

August 21, 2015 ×
Clothing Brand Le Dessein Turns Fashion Into An Education Opportunity For Girls In The Developing World

Clothing Brand Le Dessein Turns Fashion Into An Education Opportunity For Girls In The Developing World

If you have been a long-time reader of GTHQ, you will know that whenever we post articles about fashion, it usually has an extra element of female empowerment of social […]

August 21, 2015 ×
CW Network’s Female Showrunners Talk About The Importance Of Telling Women’s Stories

CW Network’s Female Showrunners Talk About The Importance Of Telling Women’s Stories

If you are familiar with most of our articles, you will know we are vehement champions of having more female executives in Hollywood green-lighting more women’s stories. There is a […]

August 21, 2015 ×
Singer Grimes On The Problematic Way The Music Industry Treats Female Musicians

Singer Grimes On The Problematic Way The Music Industry Treats Female Musicians

Canadian singer/musician Grimes, aka Claire Boucher was featured on the cover of Fader Magazine recently, and in an interview she talks about her music, her roots, her beefs and her […]

August 20, 2015 ×
Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Body image and health are very important to everyone, not just women. But it is women who are primarily targeting in the advertising, fashion and wellness industries so it’s no […]

August 20, 2015 ×
Australian ‘Code Like A Girl’ Program Created To Foster Community & Inspire Next Gen. Female Coders

Australian ‘Code Like A Girl’ Program Created To Foster Community & Inspire Next Gen. Female Coders

There is a global movement to engage women in the field of computer science. Major tech companies such as Google are recognizing the need for more female computer programmers, engineers […]

August 20, 2015 ×
Teen Author Anna Caltabiano Started Writing For A Bet, Ended Up Landing A Major Publishing Deal

Teen Author Anna Caltabiano Started Writing For A Bet, Ended Up Landing A Major Publishing Deal

It’s always interesting to us that when you look at some of the biggest young adult fiction series marketed to teens in the world today, the majority of them may […]

August 19, 2015 ×
The Celebrities Who Exemplify The Quote “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”

The Celebrities Who Exemplify The Quote “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”

Have you ever asked yourself what makes a woman powerful? Is it her educational background? Is it her well-connected parents? Is it the way she dresses? Or perhaps her career […]

August 19, 2015 ×
How Directing ‘House Of Cards’ Made Robin Wright Recognize Hollywood’s Gender Problem

How Directing ‘House Of Cards’ Made Robin Wright Recognize Hollywood’s Gender Problem

She plays one of the iciest, calculating and dangerous characters on TV, but actress Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood on ‘House of Cards’ couldn’t be further from who this bombshell is […]

August 19, 2015 ×
Emma Watson Grills Fashion Designers On Feminism & Gender Equality

Emma Watson Grills Fashion Designers On Feminism & Gender Equality

In September 2014 British actress Emma Watson became known for something other than her iconic role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ films. She launched a campaign under UN […]

August 19, 2015 ×