The Latest News...

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Indian Author Twinkle Khanna & Director Mike Mills

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Indian Author Twinkle Khanna & Director Mike Mills

We can never get enough conversations about feminism, especially at a time when there is still so much backlash toward the movement and plenty of myth and misinformation being spread […]

February 13, 2017 ×
Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Although it seems as if the Disney Princess model is what dominates among animated female characters being produced by Disney studios, every now and then they surprise us by launching […]

February 13, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Female Superhero Merch, The Shins’ New Music, & A Transgender Comedian

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Female Superhero Merch, The Shins’ New Music, & A Transgender Comedian

It’s Fri-yay which means it’s time for another Feminist Friday end-of-week wrap up! It’s our favorite way to kick off the weekend because we get to share some of the […]

February 10, 2017 ×
Badass Historical Female Trailblazers Brought To Life In “100 Days, 100 Women” Art Series

Badass Historical Female Trailblazers Brought To Life In “100 Days, 100 Women” Art Series

As we gear up to celebrate Women’s History Month in March, we realize this year has an even bigger significance that previous years, mainly because of the political climate we […]

February 10, 2017 ×
How The World Of Digital Gaming Is Bringing The Female Gaming Community Together

How The World Of Digital Gaming Is Bringing The Female Gaming Community Together

Women around the world and here in the US have been fighting for equal rights for many, many years. Although we are far from reaching equality in a number of […]

February 9, 2017 ×
Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

We already know the stats on women in Hollywood. Whether it is behind the camera or in front, they are outnumbered and outmatched by men in terms of visibility, opportunity […]

February 9, 2017 ×
Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

She rose to power as Malawi’s first female president in April 2012 and continued on until she was defeated at the next election in May 2014. In 2012, she was […]

February 9, 2017 ×
Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

As much as we’d love to believe Beyonce when she sings “Who run the world? Girls!” the truth is the exact opposite, especially when it comes to the corporate sector. […]

February 8, 2017 ×
Four Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Where Women Are Making Progress

Four Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Where Women Are Making Progress

Gender discrimination has been an issue for many years as the fight for gender equality is still an ongoing process. In the US, the Equal Rights Amendment has never been […]

February 8, 2017 ×
Indian Feminist Orgs. Hold Regular Wikipedia Edit-A-Thons To Increase The Visibility Of Women

Indian Feminist Orgs. Hold Regular Wikipedia Edit-A-Thons To Increase The Visibility Of Women

With the knowledge of women’s historical achievements and iconic lives not always being included in historical and academic texts at the same rate as historical and influential men, there has […]

February 7, 2017 ×
Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

We are living in an era where the definitions around masculinity and femininity are being discussed in more deep and meaningful ways than ever before. This is a good thing. […]

February 7, 2017 ×
I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

By Heather Von St. James I‘ve been around the cancer community for 11 years since being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in November of 2005. See, I had never heard […]

February 6, 2017 ×