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China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

June 13, 2017 ×
New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

Although it’s 2017 and America is known as “the most powerful country in the world”, there should be some major asterisks against that phrase, because in a lot of ways, […]

June 12, 2017 ×
I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

By Avril O’Reilly For a very long time I have been working on a book project that I didn’t think anyone would want. I felt that my books had a […]

June 12, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

We’re back with another Feminist Friday piece and this week’s edition of our favorite video round-up packs a punch! If you thought Walter White’s money laundering skills was the stuff […]

June 9, 2017 ×
The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

By Chelsy Ranard It wasn’t that long ago that same-sex marriage became federally legalized in the United States – just two years ago, gay and lesbian couples could be legally […]

June 9, 2017 ×
Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Over the past few years we have seen a huge rising tide of voices, activists, models and both industry insiders and outsiders dismantling insular beauty standards that have been present […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Team Tactile | Brian Smale, Microsoft

How The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Program Is Giving Visibility To Young Female STEM Inventors

It’s no secret that there is a gender gap in the world of tech and invention. Women hold far fewer patents than men. A 2016 University of Washington study found that female students […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Channing Tatum Pens Open Letter To His Daughter About Confidence, Self-Worth & Sexuality

Channing Tatum Pens Open Letter To His Daughter About Confidence, Self-Worth & Sexuality

Who needs the fictional character of ‘Magic Mike’ when you have Channing Tatum making some epic moves IRL! The actor, husband and father recently wrote an open letter to his […]

June 7, 2017 ×
SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

When people in the United States hear the term “SuperPAC” it can potentially make them nervous. It conjures up images of bought-and-paid-for politicians, lobby money, corporate greed, and basically a […]

June 7, 2017 ×
Powerful Photo Essay In O Magazine Challenges Perceptions On Race And Stereotypes

Powerful Photo Essay In O Magazine Challenges Perceptions On Race And Stereotypes

In the May issue of O Magazine, the publication decided to broach the subject of race in a way that reflects the current socio-political climate across America right now. Whether […]

June 6, 2017 ×
Or Die Trying | photos by Caroline J. Phillips

Millennial, Female-Driven Web Series ‘Or Die Trying’ Gives Voice To Ambitious Women In Hollywood

It sounds like it could be a metaphor for what women in the film industry are fighting against – sexism, stereotypes, exclusion, a seat at the decision-making table, better representation […]

June 6, 2017 ×
Docu ‘Home Truth’ Exposes The Ugly Truth About Domestic Violence & The Complexity Of Trauma

Docu ‘Home Truth’ Exposes The Ugly Truth About Domestic Violence & The Complexity Of Trauma

If you are in New York City from June 9-18, put the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on your calendar because this is one event you don’t want to  miss […]

June 5, 2017 ×