• Google Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, Hires Their 1st Female CFO Ruth Porat

    Google Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, Hires Their 1st Female CFO Ruth Porat

    Big news in the tech world, Google has appointed their very first female CFO. They are certainly walking the talk when it comes to pushing for more gender equality in their ranks. Her name is Ruth Porat and before you think that this is more about ticking a box rather […]

  • ‘Drop The Plus’ Social Media Campaign Gunning To End Body Divisions In Fashion

    ‘Drop The Plus’ Social Media Campaign Gunning To End Body Divisions In Fashion

    “Sexy is a state of mind, not a dress size.” These are the words tweeted by Australian-Italian model Stefania Ferrario. A recent movement has started online, petitioning the fashion and advertising industries to “drop the plus”. As in, stop calling certain women plus size, just call them models, women, humans, […]

  • Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

    Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

    In a recent speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles to accept the Ally for Equality Award, Shonda Rhimes once again has proved why there is no one like her in TV land right now, and why she is a force to be reckoned with and not […]

  • You Like To Vote? And Drive? Then Sorry Babe, You’re A Feminist

    You Like To Vote? And Drive? Then Sorry Babe, You’re A Feminist

    This is brilliant and funny! While we don’t condone bashing a woman’s decision in how she identifies herself, we are confused about how, with so much information available in the world today, that there are still women and men who are confused about the term “feminism”. With the continual succession […]

  • Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

    Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

    By Veronica Granja-Sierra Women have been blessed with an anatomical spectacle that graces their chest -some even say that these bulbous bags of skin hanging from women’s chests are in fact beautiful, and a magical wonder to the female figure; whereas others say they are a curse. Be they small […]

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Affairs, Marriage, Lies & Love: How A Preacher Learned From Failure In This New Novel

Affairs, Marriage, Lies & Love: How A Preacher Learned From Failure In This New Novel

The separation of church and state. It is a contentious issue at best in America today, and around the world. The biggest news stories when it comes to churches in the US are usually filled with details of affairs, discrimination, fraud and a whole slew of other negative things. But […]

March 29, 2015 ×
Hear How A Group Of Guys From A Major Men’s Org. Define Masculinity

Hear How A Group Of Guys From A Major Men’s Org. Define Masculinity

The conversation surrounding the inclusion of men in the issue of gender equality is getting exciting. Thanks in large part to those pesky feminists (you know, that group everyone loves to hate on) who are making a bold step in inviting men to the table to “lean in” to solve […]

March 27, 2015 ×
Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

At the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards, actress Kerry Washington, popular for playing political fixer Olivia Pope in ABC’s ‘Scandal’ gave a speech that reverberated around the industry and online. She received the Vanguard Award for being an ally, and the points she made about the need for different (especially marginalized […]

March 27, 2015 ×
Grazia Magazine UK’s 10th Birthday Celebration Was A Feminist Dream Party

Grazia Magazine UK’s 10th Birthday Celebration Was A Feminist Dream Party

Now this is the kind of party we like! Graza Magazine UK just celebrated their 10th birthday, and did it in style. While the drinks flowed and the guests were treated to visual delights showcasing the highlights of the publication’s last decade, the main event of the evening was a […]

March 27, 2015 ×
Self-Taught Female Game Developer From Lebanon Taking The Industry By Storm

Self-Taught Female Game Developer From Lebanon Taking The Industry By Storm

When you think of the tech boom, the Arab world doesn’t necessarily first come to mind. You think of Silicon Valley, or a the most Silicon Beach, aka Santa Monica. But despite the majority of media portrayals of that part of the world, Arab countries are making their mark in […]

March 26, 2015 ×
Lady Gaga & Beyonce Claim “Poverty Is Sexist”, Petition World Leaders To End Epidemic

Lady Gaga & Beyonce Claim “Poverty Is Sexist”, Petition World Leaders To End Epidemic

No, that is not the title of a new collaborative track between Mother Monster and Queen Bey. Is it actually the title of a report that was signed by a string of high-profile and powerful women from around the world in order to put the pressure on certain world leaders […]

March 26, 2015 ×
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

She is more recently known as a the woman who was featured on Beyonce’s “***Flawless” track and credited with influencing the singer’s feminist ideals, but author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s feminism has been a crucial voice in the movement in more ways than one. The Nigerian woman has a very strong […]

March 26, 2015 ×
Artist Photoshops Herself 126 Times To Point Out Ridiculous Industry Beauty Standards

Artist Photoshops Herself 126 Times To Point Out Ridiculous Industry Beauty Standards

When we look at issues relating to body image and connect it with mainstream fashion, beauty, advertising and media, the conversations have started to change drastically. There are numerous women who have collectively forced change in the dialog simply by showing their individual perspectives and showing the aforementioned industries how […]

March 25, 2015 ×
Croatia’s 1st Female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Says Female Empowerment Is Key To Economic Growth

Croatia’s 1st Female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Says Female Empowerment Is Key To Economic Growth

Rising unemployment rates and a growing unrest with the incumbent Croatian government for not doing enough to tackle the economic crisis were key factors in seeing the country elect is first female President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, in January 2015. She won by a very small margin showing how loved the outgoing […]

March 25, 2015 ×
Monica Lewinsky’s Call For A Cultural Revolution In Groundbreaking TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky’s Call For A Cultural Revolution In Groundbreaking TED Talk

She was the woman whose name became synonymous with political extra-marital affairs. In fact when you hear the name Monica Lewinsky you immediately think of Bill Clinton, THAT blue dress, and the scandal that rocked the White House in 1998. Back then, Monica was 22 at the time, today she […]

March 25, 2015 ×
New Content Platforms Created To Re-brand & Give Feminism A New Voice

New Content Platforms Created To Re-brand & Give Feminism A New Voice

With the steady onslaught of celebrities and notable public figures who are hell bent on saying they stand for equality, girl power, etc etc, but balk at the thought of labeling themselves a “feminist” (oh the horror!) it’s about time feminism got a good ol’ rebranding. It’s clear there is […]

March 24, 2015 ×
Spark Summit Teams With Google To Put Women’s Achievements On The Map

Spark Summit Teams With Google To Put Women’s Achievements On The Map

A new app is set to change the course of female history forever. Non-profit girls activist organization Spark Summit have teamed up with Google and app Field Trip to create a unique experience showcasing previously invisible women in history at the tip of your fingers. The project is called Women […]

March 24, 2015 ×
Can This Petition Get An Iconic Woman On The American $20 Bill By 2020?

Can This Petition Get An Iconic Woman On The American $20 Bill By 2020?

You guys this could seriously be happening! A campaign called ‘Women on 20s’ was started to petition the US government to replace one of the all-male faces on the paper currency with an iconic American woman. The specific note the petition is taking aim at is the $20 featuring ex […]

March 24, 2015 ×
Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

The female cast of ‘Insurgent’, the second installment in the ‘Divergent’ trilogy based on the books by Veronica Roth, reads like a who’s who of Hollywood: Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts, Ashley Judd, and Octavia Spencer to name just a few. The highly anticipated sequel to the first movie […]

March 23, 2015 ×
Fashion Project Proving Fashion Can Be A Force For Good In The World Of E-Commerce

Fashion Project Proving Fashion Can Be A Force For Good In The World Of E-Commerce

Who says fashion can’t make a big difference in the life of women and girls around the world? In this wonderful technological age we live in where e-commerce has opened up an entire new universe of how businesses are made and run, it has become even easier for brands and […]

March 23, 2015 ×