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2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

In 2017, the #resistance well and truly will be televised! Be prepared to watch a very different MTV VMAs on August 27, because this year’s event is making a few […]

August 22, 2017 ×
UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

Many of us are familiar with the saying “sex sells”, and for a long time, that has been true of the advertising industry. Women’s bodies being used as literal objects […]

August 15, 2017 ×
“Princeless” Comic Book Series, Feat. Girls Who Don’t Need A Prince, Being Turned Into A Film

“Princeless” Comic Book Series, Feat. Girls Who Don’t Need A Prince, Being Turned Into A Film

Darn it! Where was this comic book series when WE were growing up!?! We ain’t mad, just glad that finally we get to witness a movement of female empowerment that […]

August 9, 2017 ×
How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

Any serious executive in the film industry still insisting that diversity doesn’t win big at the box office clearly hasn’t been paying attention to 2017 so far. This summer’s breakout […]

August 8, 2017 ×
Queens Of R&B – How Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys & Rihanna Have Dominated The Genre

Queens Of R&B – How Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys & Rihanna Have Dominated The Genre

R&B has come a long way since its beginnings almost seventy years ago. The R&B singers of the present day owe a lot to the greats of the past who […]

July 28, 2017 ×
5 Movies Like ‘Diary Of A Teenage Girl’ To Complete Your Coming-Of-Age Viewing List

5 Movies Like ‘Diary Of A Teenage Girl’ To Complete Your Coming-Of-Age Viewing List

The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) proved to be one of the few coming age films in recent years to portray the exploration of sexuality in a smart, sensitive […]

July 27, 2017 ×
Can A New Film & TV Ratings System Eliminate Gender Stereotypes And Promote Diversity?

Can A New Film & TV Ratings System Eliminate Gender Stereotypes And Promote Diversity?

Over the past few years, as a number of institutions and organizations release report after report showing the huge disparities for women and minority groups, we have seen a variety […]

July 24, 2017 ×
Artist & Producer Tiffany Miranda Started ‘Girls Make Beats’ Org. To Disrupt The Male-Dominated Industry

Artist & Producer Tiffany Miranda Started ‘Girls Make Beats’ Org. To Disrupt The Male-Dominated Industry

If you saw the recent HBO 4-part mini-series ‘The Defiant Ones’, you will be familiar with the story of artist, producer and entrepreneur Andre Young, aka the eponymous Dr. Dre, […]

July 19, 2017 ×
New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

With the release of the last two Disney/Lucasfilm movies in the ‘Star Wars’ saga featuring some much needed diversity, especially when it comes to lead female characters, it’s easy to […]

July 18, 2017 ×
Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Music has always been at the forefront of cultural change and helping to shape the identity of entire generations. One genre that has undoubtedly stood out from the rest is […]

July 17, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kesha’s Comeback Video “Praying” & Muslim Poet Challenges Our Idea Of Humanity

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kesha’s Comeback Video “Praying” & Muslim Poet Challenges Our Idea Of Humanity

Welcome to another installment of Feminist Friday, the weekly column where we get to share our favorite trending videos. This week it’s all about art and creativity with an important […]

July 14, 2017 ×
Want To Know What Hollywood Looks Like From A Dominant Female Gaze? Just Ask Jill Soloway

Want To Know What Hollywood Looks Like From A Dominant Female Gaze? Just Ask Jill Soloway

We hear a lot about diversity initiatives and gender quotas needed in Hollywood, an industry which is in dire need for change. And while there seems to be no shortage […]

July 13, 2017 ×
Elisabeth Moss On Why ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Indeed A Feminist Story, & A Warning To “Stay Woke”

Elisabeth Moss On Why ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Indeed A Feminist Story, & A Warning To “Stay Woke”

By now you have either binge-watched the entire first series of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on HULU or are at the very least familiar with the story. It centers around Gilead: […]

July 13, 2017 ×
Cast Members From Netflix’s ‘Glow’ On Why This Show Is A Winner For Female Empowerment

Cast Members From Netflix’s ‘Glow’ On Why This Show Is A Winner For Female Empowerment

If you haven’t yet binge-watched Netflix’s ‘Glow’, we’re not kidding when we say “run, don’t walk” to your streaming device now! Seriously, you will inhale each episode and immediately crave […]

July 11, 2017 ×
‘Supernatural’ Gets A Female-Driven Spin-Off Featuring A Sisterhood Of Monster-Fighting Foster Girls

‘Supernatural’ Gets A Female-Driven Spin-Off Featuring A Sisterhood Of Monster-Fighting Foster Girls

If you’ve ever doubted the power of fandom combined with social media, then this story may make you change your mind. Most of us are already familiar with the long-running […]

July 10, 2017 ×