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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That part of our weekly line-up where instead of just focusing on one particular topic or story, we get to share a handful […]

September 8, 2017 ×
Europe’s First Black & Minority Ethnic Orchestra Disrupting The White-Dominated Classical Music Scene

Europe’s First Black & Minority Ethnic Orchestra Disrupting The White-Dominated Classical Music Scene

If you are familiar with the classical music world, you know will know that many of the major orchestras and composers are predominantly white. It is an industry where minorities […]

September 8, 2017 ×
Disney Teams With Girl Up For Photo Series Encouraging Girls To Be More Than Princesses

Disney Teams With Girl Up For Photo Series Encouraging Girls To Be More Than Princesses

Ok so here’s something we didn’t see coming from Disney! We have been vocal critics of the Disney Princess culture, as have many organizations, individuals and campaigns. Toy brands like […]

September 7, 2017 ×
She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

September 7, 2017 ×
Dear Michael Moore: Thank You For Inspiring Me To Write About Body Image

Dear Michael Moore: Thank You For Inspiring Me To Write About Body Image

By Maya Melamed Last week I had the flu, which meant I had some down time to laze about, and I decided to seize the opportunity to finally watch your […]

September 6, 2017 ×
Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

In 2015, the United Nations released a set of targets called the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by a number of countries around the world, with the aim at eradicating poverty […]

September 6, 2017 ×
How Female-Driven Education Platforms Can Disrupt The Male-Dominated Pro Trading Industry

How Female-Driven Education Platforms Can Disrupt The Male-Dominated Pro Trading Industry

By Samantha LaDuc Earlier this year, after several years of working in relative anonymity, I decided to publicly (albeit quietly) launch a woman-owned and operated LIVE Trading Room and Macro-to-Micro […]

September 5, 2017 ×
How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

Many of us are well aware of the impact media has on children in the early stages of their lives. It may seem as if popular animated TV shows and […]

September 5, 2017 ×
Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

There have been a number of stories over the past few years profiling the pioneer women who are making inroads in male-dominated sports, especially on the coaching side. Whether it […]

September 4, 2017 ×
‘Teen Voices’ Series: How A Lack Of Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Affects Girls In Uganda

‘Teen Voices’ Series: How A Lack Of Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Affects Girls In Uganda

This is the fourth post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

September 4, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Singer Kacy Hill’s Sexual Fluidity Makes Her Feel “Like A Woman”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Singer Kacy Hill’s Sexual Fluidity Makes Her Feel “Like A Woman”

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday – our weekly column where we do something a little different and share a handful of our favorite videos right now. This week […]

September 1, 2017 ×
AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the conversations about equality in Hollywood, you will most likely be familiar with the stats around female directors, or lack thereof. According […]

September 1, 2017 ×
British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

We’re ALL about the increased representation of women of color and minorities, especially in the most visible public spaces. We’re living in an exciting time in history where digital and […]

August 31, 2017 ×
Meet The Youtuber Empowering Girls With Basic Mechanic Skills To Fix Their Own Car

Meet The Youtuber Empowering Girls With Basic Mechanic Skills To Fix Their Own Car

Meet Jessica Chou – the Los Angeles-based Youtuber who is empowering girls while also disrupting a male-dominated industry. Her channel is called Jessicann (And You Can Too!) and is filled […]

August 31, 2017 ×
Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

August 30, 2017 ×