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New Jersey Female Fire Fighters Breaking 100-Year Old Gender Barriers

New Jersey Female Fire Fighters Breaking 100-Year Old Gender Barriers

One of the things that keeps the GTHQ team fueled up and excited to work each day is the news of female trailblazers doing their thang! New Jersey may be known for THAT famous MTV reality show (‘Jersey Shore’) which spawned a bunch of “stars” who did nothing to advance […]

November 20, 2014 ×
Pakistani Salon Owner Gives Female Acid Attack Victims A New Lease On Life

Pakistani Salon Owner Gives Female Acid Attack Victims A New Lease On Life

It is estimated that 150 women are victims of acid attacks in Pakistan each year. Those are just the cases that are reported. The number of women who hide away in fear of being attacked again, we don’t know. It could be very high. Acid attacks are a very common […]

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‘Price Of Honor’ Docu Exposes The Horrific Epidemic Of Honor Killings

‘Price Of Honor’ Docu Exposes The Horrific Epidemic Of Honor Killings

Honor Killings may be a crime that is unfamiliar to most of us in the Western world, but don’t be under any illusion about it not happening close to home. With the diaspora of many middle eastern and south-east Asian cultures spread around the world in countries like the US, […]

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Plus Size Latina Model Denise Bidot Says Curvy Women Are Changing Fashion

Plus Size Latina Model Denise Bidot Says Curvy Women Are Changing Fashion

If there’s one thing we loathe about fashion, it’s trends. Trends are usually so dictatorial and make many of us feel inferior if we don’t have THAT item, only for the trend to be obsolete in a few months. What we DO like, however, is change. Change isn’t normally something […]

November 19, 2014 ×
Eva Longoria On Sisterhood: “Without Mentors The System Doesn’t Work”

Eva Longoria On Sisterhood: “Without Mentors The System Doesn’t Work”

It sounds like a cliche, but sisterhood is nothing to laugh at. In fact, having a mentor in our lives can be the difference between success and failure. We live in a world where parents, teachers and families aren’t always the best guides to turn to, but thankfully there are […]

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Male Anchor Conducts Genius Experiment On Air To Prove Sexism Still Exists

Male Anchor Conducts Genius Experiment On Air To Prove Sexism Still Exists

This has got to be the mos genius experiment I’ve seen in the name of pointing out sexism on television. Australia Today show host Karl Stefanovic, known for his sense of humor and ability to pull pranks, decided he was fed up with the double standards that exist between him […]

November 19, 2014 ×
Aussie Model Rebecca Judd Slams Media Obsession With Body-Shaming

Aussie Model Rebecca Judd Slams Media Obsession With Body-Shaming

Hurrah! Another woman calling out the media for their relentless obsession with body shaming women. We saw recently how Jennifer Garner damned Hollywood for making her feel like she’s not worthy or beautiful because she has a bit of a stomach after having three kids. The crux of her message […]

November 18, 2014 ×
Taylor Swift On Slut-Shaming, Feminism & Her Female Friendships

Taylor Swift On Slut-Shaming, Feminism & Her Female Friendships

It’s no secret that Taylor Swift has dated a lot of famous men: Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, Harry Styles and more. It’s also no secret that the press have had a field day (or a field couple of years, more like it) pointing it out and making fun of her […]

November 18, 2014 ×
Vogue And Elle Have Decidedly Different Views About Plus Size Women

Vogue And Elle Have Decidedly Different Views About Plus Size Women

The great body image debate has gained quit a bit of steam lately thanks to Victoria’s Secret’s “perfect body” campaign which outraged every woman on the internet (and then some!). Because of the pressure from people who actively voiced their complaints online, as well as responses from other brands showing […]

November 18, 2014 ×
Women Stage Hunger Strike At The White House In Favor Of Immigration Reform

Women Stage Hunger Strike At The White House In Favor Of Immigration Reform

The Republicans may have taken control of the Senate after the November 4 Midterms, but that doesn’t mean President Obama’s second term is done yet. He has plenty of work to keep him occupied before the 2016 election, and one of those topics holding his attention is immigration reform. It […]

November 17, 2014 ×
Ronda Rousey On Body Image, Role Models & Her Discipline To Stay Fit

Ronda Rousey On Body Image, Role Models & Her Discipline To Stay Fit

UFC Champ Ronda Rousey is no stranger to being in the spotlight. Considering she was the first female fighter to be allowed to compete in the mixed martial arts league, she already had a lot of pressure with the eyes of the sporting world on her to see if she […]

November 17, 2014 ×
Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That! Nancy Pelosi Slams Sexism In Politics

Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That! Nancy Pelosi Slams Sexism In Politics

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has got some badass things to say about sexism and the unequal way the press treat women in US politics. It’s already common knowledge that men hold the balance of power in the halls of local, state and federal government around the country, so […]

November 17, 2014 ×