Post Tagged with: "activism"

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

In 2017, the #resistance well and truly will be televised! Be prepared to watch a very different MTV VMAs on August 27, because this year’s event is making a few […]

August 22, 2017 ×
Feminist Instagram Project Reimagines Popular Advertising Campaigns With An Empowering Message

Feminist Instagram Project Reimagines Popular Advertising Campaigns With An Empowering Message

Have you ever looked at advertising images or slogans from well-known brands and wished women’s bodies, lives, or sexuality weren’t the tools to generate greater consumerism? Does it anger or […]

June 28, 2017 ×
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 ×
Brooklyn Museum Celebrates The Activism Of Radical Black Feminists From The Second Wave In New Exhibit

Brooklyn Museum Celebrates The Activism Of Radical Black Feminists From The Second Wave In New Exhibit

Back in September 2016, we wrote a piece about the Brooklyn Museum’s upcoming year-long collection of 10 feminist exhibits titled ‘A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism’, which launched the following […]

May 17, 2017 ×
Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King & More Share Powerful Messages In Marie Claire’s “Fresh Faces” Issue

Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King & More Share Powerful Messages In Marie Claire’s “Fresh Faces” Issue

We’re living in a political and cultural climate where it’s hard to escape the increasing amount of activism that is happening around the country in response to the election of […]

May 15, 2017 ×
9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

If there is one compelling reason that all of us should be engaged in the discussions around climate change and the environment, it is the impact it will have on […]

May 15, 2017 ×
Meet Grace Belize Anderson – Wyoming Teen Representing Next Gen. Female Leadership In The US

Meet Grace Belize Anderson – Wyoming Teen Representing Next Gen. Female Leadership In The US

When people use the phrase “the future is female”, some may think it just a catchy, feminist slogan, but in fact it is far more than that. All you have […]

May 9, 2017 ×
Exclusive Interview With Deja Foxx – Teen Activist, Change-Maker, & Future Political Leader

Exclusive Interview With Deja Foxx – Teen Activist, Change-Maker, & Future Political Leader

If you’d like to see a great example of what speaking truth to power looks like, get familiar with Deja Foxx, the Arizona-based teen activist who gained national attention after […]

April 27, 2017 ×
Actress Brie Larson Interviews Screen Legend & Activist Jane Fonda About Feminism, Film & Politics

Actress Brie Larson Interviews Screen Legend & Activist Jane Fonda About Feminism, Film & Politics

Two Oscar-winning actresses walk into a bar (well more like a fashion magazine studio) and discuss film, feminism and politics. There’s no punchline here (or a joke, really), only the […]

April 24, 2017 ×
#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 ×
10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

If your feminism is not intersectional, then how feminist is it? That is the motto we are focusing on this Women’s History Month, where activism, intersectionality, equality and marginalized voices […]

March 17, 2017 ×
Instead Of Retiring At 70, Gina Glantz Launched A Website Dedicated To Fighting For Gender Equality

Instead Of Retiring At 70, Gina Glantz Launched A Website Dedicated To Fighting For Gender Equality

When most career people turn 70, they start to look forward to retirement. Not so for Gina Glantz, the woman who decided to use that milestone as an excuse to […]

February 27, 2017 ×
A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

By Katie McBeth The year 2016 has been a nightmare. Sure, we had some great movies, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and some quality online memes. But this year – in every other […]

December 1, 2016 ×
Controversy Queen M.I.A On Feminism & Using Art To Raise Awareness About Important Issues

Controversy Queen M.I.A On Feminism & Using Art To Raise Awareness About Important Issues

She’s an internationally-renowned artist who is not afraid of pushing the boundaries in her music as well as on stage. Real name Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, M.I.A, she is a rapper, […]

October 31, 2016 ×
Artist & Activist Cori Redstone Talks To Us About Feminism, Mormonism, Education & The Environment

Artist & Activist Cori Redstone Talks To Us About Feminism, Mormonism, Education & The Environment

We first learned about artist and activist Cori Redstone in this interview with Slug Magazine where she spoke about her then-upcoming exhibition ‘The Women’s Association of Lecherous Trechery: The Utah […]

September 8, 2016 ×