• From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

    From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

    There is nothing like the power of the human spirit to conquer all evil. It is seen in both men and women and truly shines after someone has been through a traumatic experience. The more people speak up about their struggles, the more people identify with them. A woman in […]

  • White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

    White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

    Ok we admit it, we didn’t go and see the ‘Lego’ movie because it wasn’t our thing. But there’s a VERY good chance we will see the sequel. Why? Because the director Chris McKay has just become our new favorite male in Hollywood. We all know the ratio of male […]

  • Viral French Short Film Reverses Gender Roles In An Oppressed Society

    Viral French Short Film Reverses Gender Roles In An Oppressed Society

    This is a must-see! A director and screenwriter from France, Eléonore Pourriat, made a short film called ‘Oppressed Majority’ (“Majorité Opprimée” in french) five years ago and released it in February 2014 online finally, but only in French. It did reasonably well, but a couple of months later when she […]

  • Susan Boyle On Having Aspergers: “Don’t Pity Me, Understand Me”

    Susan Boyle On Having Aspergers: “Don’t Pity Me, Understand Me”

    She shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 by blowing away a panel of British judges including Simon Cowell by singing ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from the musical ‘Les Miserables’. The reason it caused such a stir was because when she came out on stage, she was dressed […]

  • Sandi Thom: “Our Only Limits Are The Ones We Place On Ourselves”

    Sandi Thom: “Our Only Limits Are The Ones We Place On Ourselves”

    If you’re a millennial, you will be familiar with the name Sandi Thom. She is the Scottish singer who burst onto the international music scene with her girl power anthem ‘I wish I was a punk rocker’ in 2006. She is also the first ever artist to webcast live from […]

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Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Want another great reason for more women to take up positions of leadership? A new study shows that countries which are ethnically diverse suffer from slow economic growth except where there is a female leader. Nichols Pierce and Susan Perkins from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in […]

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Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

If you haven’t heard about Goldie Blox, here’s a quick catch up. It is a new toy available for girls created by female engineer Debbie Sterling from Stanford University in California. She saw a gap in the market for girls from a young age, and realized they had no toys […]

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Aussie Designer Admits Fashion Industry Needs Healthier Model Standards

Aussie Designer Admits Fashion Industry Needs Healthier Model Standards

Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week in Sydney just came and went but it wasn’t without a bit of controversy. No, we’re not talking about models falling on the runway, we’re talking about yet another body image debate about models. Australian designer Alex Perry who already caused quite a stir for […]

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President Obama Signs Executive Order For War…On The Wage Gap

President Obama Signs Executive Order For War…On The Wage Gap

Making good on the promise he laid out in the State of the Union address in January 2014, President Obama put pen to paper this week and signed two executive orders:  one that prohibits federal contractors from retaliating against employees who share salaries, and one that mandates that federal contractors publish […]

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Dove’s New Beauty Video Experiment Is So Fake…And We love It!

Dove’s New Beauty Video Experiment Is So Fake…And We love It!

They started a beauty revolution with the ‘Real Women’ Campaign, ignited the internet with the ‘Real Beauty Sketches‘ viral video (to date the most watched advertising video on Youtube with over 3.8 million views) and forced the film industry to get on board with the beauty messages in their short […]

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Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown Says Beauty Is About Confidence & Individuality

Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown Says Beauty Is About Confidence & Individuality

Look out fashion world, there’s a new editor-in-chief in town! And she comes armed with an awesome message and success to back up her ideas. The woman is makeup mogul Bobbi Brown, who has just been named as the new EIC of Yahoo Beauty. The 56 year old also just […]

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The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

The Real Reason Women Need To Stop Body Shaming Each Other

By Mallorie Carrington When you are younger and dreaming of someday becoming a fashion designer – you (or I in this case) dream of endless rolls of fabric, vintage dress forms, scissors, pins, sleepless nights, creativity, and a little studio with twinkling lights. What you don’t dream of – are […]

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‘Females First’ Initiative Sees Women In Hollywood Mentor The Next Gen

‘Females First’ Initiative Sees Women In Hollywood Mentor The Next Gen

We’ve all seen the dismal stats on female representation in Hollywood. And if you haven’t, don’t be a goose, get familiar and recognize how and why this affects you too. Women are at a great disadvantage both on screen and behind the scenes in the film industry and it has […]

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Cambridge University Med Student Set To Become Next ‘Miss England’

Cambridge University Med Student Set To Become Next ‘Miss England’

Brains, beauty and a mission that goes beyond the typical “world peace” agenda. That’s what we are seeing more often in beauty pageants around the world. The latest inspirational girl to make headlines is Carina Tyrell, who is a finalist in the 2014 Miss England pageant. Carina, 24, is a […]

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Celebs May Endorse, But It’s Everyday Women Making A Difference For Cancer

Celebs May Endorse, But It’s Everyday Women Making A Difference For Cancer

We love reading about celebrities who use their amplified platform to speak up for a cause such as raising money and awareness for cancer research. Reese Witherspoon, Christina Applegate, Angelina Jolie and even Victoria’s Secret are some big names who have used their status as currency. The latest round of […]

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Beauty Is Pain. But Perhaps These Images Are Taking It Too Far?

Beauty Is Pain. But Perhaps These Images Are Taking It Too Far?

Beauty is Pain. That seems to be the common saying throughout all generations for women. Who came up with it, and why does it have to be like that? Pain is scientifically known as a built-in sensor in our bodies that something is wrong. So why would we willingly put […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker Tweets Objection To Women Attacking Each Other

Sarah Jessica Parker Tweets Objection To Women Attacking Each Other

Sarah Jessica Parker may be every girl’s dream BFF after playing Carrie Bradshaw on ‘Sex and the City’, but let’s get one thing straight, she is not the kind of women you want to cross. SJP recently had a twitter spat with a woman by the name of Sarah J […]

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