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#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

The resistance is indeed real! Well technically, that should read: “the resistance is female”. A recent poll by Lake Research Partners found that women between the ages of 46-65 have […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Unboxing White Feminism Explained, & Iskra Lawrence Shuns Perfection

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Unboxing White Feminism Explained, & Iskra Lawrence Shuns Perfection

Welcome to this week’s edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly where we get to take a break from our regular scheduled programming and share some of our favorite videos of […]

April 7, 2017 ×
‘Across The Line’ 360 Docu Brings Audiences Face-To-Face With Abortion Clinic Harassment

‘Across The Line’ 360 Docu Brings Audiences Face-To-Face With Abortion Clinic Harassment

The topic of abortion is one of the most heated and divisive in America, more so today than ever before. One of the major aspects missing in discussions, debates, and […]

April 7, 2017 ×
Solange Knowles is Fiercely Unapologetic About Black Feminism & Having “A Seat At The Table”

Solange Knowles is Fiercely Unapologetic About Black Feminism & Having “A Seat At The Table”

Sheryl Sandberg may have written a book and started a movement called “Lean In”, but it’s artist Solange Knowles’ “A Seat At The Table” we want to dig into a […]

April 6, 2017 ×
Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Throughout the global airline industry, women make up a mere 5% of commercial pilots. Why, in 2017, is this number still so low? In answer to a question like this, […]

April 6, 2017 ×
Afghanistan Government Lays Out New Penalties To Curb Sexual Slavery & Abuse Of Boys

Afghanistan Government Lays Out New Penalties To Curb Sexual Slavery & Abuse Of Boys

In 2015 the New York Times published a ground-breaking article outlining the way ISIS uses rape and the sexual slavery of girls as part of their recruitment. It was a […]

April 5, 2017 ×
GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

We like to think of Debbie Sterling as a one-woman revolution. As an engineer and founder of toy brand GoldieBlox, her mission is to encourage a generation of girls to […]

April 5, 2017 ×
Indian Artists Create Comic Series Explaining Feminism ‘Coz Frustrating Negative Myths Still Exist!

Indian Artists Create Comic Series Explaining Feminism ‘Coz Frustrating Negative Myths Still Exist!

You may have read the recent comments made by Kellyanne Conway about feminism at a major conservative conferenc, here in the US. When asked whether she identifies as a feminist, […]

April 4, 2017 ×
Comedy Duo Behind ‘Shugs & Fats’ Web Series Busting Stereotypes Of Muslim Women In Media

Comedy Duo Behind ‘Shugs & Fats’ Web Series Busting Stereotypes Of Muslim Women In Media

Ahem, that should actually read “Award-winning Comedy Duo”! If you aren’t familiar with the ‘Shugs & Fats’ web series, now’s your chance. The show stars creators Nadia Manzoor and Radhika […]

April 4, 2017 ×
STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

According to a new Kickstarter campaign launched to raise funds for a STEM-focused comic magazine for girls, 74% of middle school girls say they love science, but less than 15% […]

April 3, 2017 ×
Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

It seems we have reached a point in our society where certain industries are recognizing the incredible potential of tapping into the next generation of STEM employees and innovators at […]

April 3, 2017 ×