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How Paul Ryan Is Leading The GOP’s Failure Toward Women, Minorities, & The Marginalized

How Paul Ryan Is Leading The GOP’s Failure Toward Women, Minorities, & The Marginalized

By Cindy Khandoker By all accounts, Paul Ryan is the GOP’s angel, grappling the line between “the elite establishment” and the alt-right, populist nationalist fervor that has shaken up Washington […]

March 7, 2017 ×
Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

By Mandi Earley The law enforcement industry has long been seen as a male-dominated “boy’s club,” and that’s not surprising. Despite the fact that the field has been evolving, both […]

March 6, 2017 ×
Not Fake News: Journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro Becomes NPR’s First Latina Newsmagazine Host

Not Fake News: Journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro Becomes NPR’s First Latina Newsmagazine Host

If you haven’t yet become familiar with journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro, that is about to change. This award-winning journalist whose career has taken her all over the globe has recently been […]

March 6, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Ann Taylor Gets Political, And Madam Gandhi Mixes Music With Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Ann Taylor Gets Political, And Madam Gandhi Mixes Music With Feminism

YAS QUEENS! It’s Friday, which means we’re sharing our fave feminist videos of the week with you! Although we have quite a mix for you in this edition, covering fashion, […]

March 3, 2017 ×
Every Woman Has The Power To Create Change By Raising Her Voice. What’s Stopping You From Using Yours?

Every Woman Has The Power To Create Change By Raising Her Voice. What’s Stopping You From Using Yours?

By Sahar Paz I’ve always been obsessed with the how? Simplified solutions and inspirational quotes weren’t enough for me. They didn’t snap me out of my silence. They didn’t create […]

March 3, 2017 ×
How Female Cocoa Farmers In West Africa Play A Key Role In Creating Sustainable Communities

How Female Cocoa Farmers In West Africa Play A Key Role In Creating Sustainable Communities

By Britta Wyss Bisang I have met many women doing extraordinary things since I started working in the cocoa sector ten years ago. This International Women’s Day I want to […]

March 2, 2017 ×
Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

By Cindy Khandoker Mere weeks before November 8th, 2016, the United States (and indeed the entire world) watched in rapt horror, and for some, fascination, as their newly-elected 45th President […]

March 2, 2017 ×
Getty Images Has No Apologies About Their Campaign To Revolutionize Body Representation In Media

Getty Images Has No Apologies About Their Campaign To Revolutionize Body Representation In Media

  Back in October 2016 we wrote about a revolutionary new campaign being launched by Refinery29, Getty Images and Lane Bryant called ‘See The 67’, which was a deliberate and […]

March 1, 2017 ×
How Accessories Designer Elizabeth Laine Combined Her Love Of Style With Her Passion For Giving Back

How Accessories Designer Elizabeth Laine Combined Her Love Of Style With Her Passion For Giving Back

The love of accessories is a common trend found among women. What would we do without carrying our favorite bag of choice for the day or the week? In so […]

March 1, 2017 ×
Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

By Liz Greene The morning after the election, my office was eerily quiet. The routine buzz of chitchat, occasional shrieks, and bursts of laughter were all absent — even the […]

February 28, 2017 ×
For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

By Abi Smith I felt his breath on my neck, warm and rapid. And, as his chest pressed progressively harder against my chest, I felt everything inside of me tighten […]

February 28, 2017 ×
Comedian Jen Kirkman Talks About Her Netflix Special And How Being A Woman On Stage Is Inherently Political

Comedian Jen Kirkman Talks About Her Netflix Special And How Being A Woman On Stage Is Inherently Political

Having released her second Netflix comedy special in January, titled ‘Just Keep Livin’?’, comedian Jen Kirkman is certainly in good company. Along with the likes of Chelsea Handler, Iliza Schlesinger, […]

February 28, 2017 ×