• Lorde’s Realisitic View On Her Role Model Status, And Fame

    Lorde’s Realisitic View On Her Role Model Status, And Fame

    She may only be 17, but Ella Yelich-O’connor, aka Lorde, is one of the most influential teens in the world right now. The New Zealand sensation and her breakout hit ‘Royals’ showed that her lyrics are resonating with people of all ages in a big way. She just played the […]

  • Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

    Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

    She just celebrated her 55th birthday on April 15, but don’t put British actress Emma Thompson in any “old aged pensioner” category just yet! This feisty, funny woman is snapping up lead roles left, right and center and is proving to the world (and other women) that aging has nothing […]

  • Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

    Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

    Pascale Honore is a 50 year-old mom from Australia who was rendered paraplegic after a car accident 18 years ago. One of her favorite things to do was watch her two sons surf, which she had plenty of time to do since her accident left her wheelchair bound. After spending […]

  • Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

    Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

    Talk about a revolution! From a country which suffered one of the worst genocides in recent history, they are certainly showing up the rest of the world right now. In 1994 there was a major civil war outbreak between the Tutsi and the Hutu people, and it was estimated that […]

  • Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

    Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

    She is the “anti” pop star, and always has been. British singer Lily Allen is notorious for not giving a damn but for a good reason, she lives by what she says and doesn’t do anything for show. That is probably one of the reasons she is talked about in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

April 15, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 14, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 14, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 11, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 11, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 11, 2014 ×
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 […]

April 10, 2014 ×