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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indigenous Resistance & “Comfort Women” At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indigenous Resistance & “Comfort Women” At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Welcome to a special edition of our weekly Feminist Friday series, where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the moment. This time around, we’re highlighting some films […]

May 26, 2017 ×
Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

When you think of some of the greatest people-powered movements in recent American history, the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation movements certainly spring to mind. They helped shape an entire […]

May 26, 2017 ×
Norway’s “Jegertroppen” Is The World’s First All-Female Special Forces Military Unit

Norway’s “Jegertroppen” Is The World’s First All-Female Special Forces Military Unit

Women in military is certainly not a new concept, but women in special elite units and combat roles definitely it. In 2016, the US military finally allowed women to apply […]

May 25, 2017 ×
Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

By now we’re all accustomed to the narrow beauty standards that grace the pages of nearly every mainstream beauty and fashion magazine and digital platform. Only 5% of women are […]

May 25, 2017 ×
New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

If you’ve been watching ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on Hulu and are equally terrified and entertained by how a book written in the mid-1980’s could hit so shockingly close to home […]

May 24, 2017 ×
Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s most successful women’s football team (that’s soccer, for the non-Europeans!), Glasgow City FC, have brought new meaning to the phrase “wearing your heart on your sleeve”. In a recent […]

May 24, 2017 ×
How Building Successful Relationships Is Key To Maintaining A Healthy Workplace

How Building Successful Relationships Is Key To Maintaining A Healthy Workplace

How do you define a relationship? A relationship is a connection between two people providing they have a bond, communication, trust and a mutual respect. Not all relationships are healthy […]

May 23, 2017 ×
Three Ways The Internet Has Revolutionized The Education Experience & Improved The Way We Learn

Three Ways The Internet Has Revolutionized The Education Experience & Improved The Way We Learn

The prevalence of the internet and online technology has made its way into various areas of our lives, including education. Gone are the days of the chalkboard, notepad, and pencil […]

May 23, 2017 ×
Artist Painted A Series Of Classic Western Movie Icons And Replaced The Men With Women

Artist Painted A Series Of Classic Western Movie Icons And Replaced The Men With Women

We’re big fans of gender-reversal experiments and projects, because they challenge stereotypical perceptions when it comes to defining men and women in their social capacities. In particular, they can dismantle […]

May 23, 2017 ×
When We Stop Seeing Feminine Qualities As “Weak” & Masculine As “Strong”, We’ll All We Better Off

When We Stop Seeing Feminine Qualities As “Weak” & Masculine As “Strong”, We’ll All We Better Off

By Loris Simon Salum When I was 19 years old, my mother asked me to join her in a women’s retreat from the Marion Woodman Foundation in a magical place […]

May 23, 2017 ×
Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

By Nick Cesare In 1977, the first in vitro fertilization procedure (IVF) was carried out in the UK. Several decades later, the phenomenon known as medical tourism began to take […]

May 22, 2017 ×
Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

May 22, 2017 ×