Post Tagged with: "discrimination"

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

By Liz Greene Twitter can be a double-edged sword. Most of the time, we enjoy it — it strengthens our friendships, connects us with the brands we love, and keeps […]

November 21, 2017 ×
Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

It’s 2017, people. And yet, period shaming and menstrual stigma is still a thing. But before you think, “oh that’s just an issue that affects people in countries like Nepal […]

November 9, 2017 ×
Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

August 30, 2017 ×
The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

If there was anything that could get the interwebs talking about workplace diversity, it is the now infamous internal memo written by former Google employee James Damore who wrote at […]

August 18, 2017 ×
The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

By Chelsy Ranard It wasn’t that long ago that same-sex marriage became federally legalized in the United States – just two years ago, gay and lesbian couples could be legally […]

June 9, 2017 ×
Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

By Liz Greene Everybody’s familiar with the first warning signs of a cold — you know, the burning in the back of your throat, a runny nose that just won’t […]

May 29, 2017 ×
I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

By Nico Morgan Over the weekend, I moved into my first new apartment. My girlfriend was there the entire time by my side, helping me haul boxes to and from. […]

April 17, 2017 ×
This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

As diverse as our global society is today, feminism should be thought of in the same way. While at the basis is the same definition, the social, political and economic […]

July 12, 2016 ×
Indie Film ‘Love Is All You Need’ Shows What Discrimination Would Look Like If Being Straight Was “Unnatural?”

Indie Film ‘Love Is All You Need’ Shows What Discrimination Would Look Like If Being Straight Was “Unnatural?”

In case you were distracted by all the other political news going on given that this US Presidential election is more explosive than ever before (thanks Trump!) you should know […]

May 11, 2016 ×
Having A Female Name On My Resume Stopped Me From Getting Job Interviews

Having A Female Name On My Resume Stopped Me From Getting Job Interviews

By LaTisha Conto I am no longer putting my name on my resume. My name has nothing to do with my work experience, accomplishments or skills. A name on a […]

November 27, 2015 ×
‘Twilight’ Dir. Catherine Hardwicke On The BS Female Directors In Hollywood Deal With

‘Twilight’ Dir. Catherine Hardwicke On The BS Female Directors In Hollywood Deal With

You know her by the films she has directed, the first ‘Twilight’ installment, ’13’, and her recent feel-good holiday flick ‘Miss You Already’ starring Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore. But […]

November 23, 2015 ×
The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

Back in May this year, the American Civil Liberties Union launched what we think is going to be the most important investigation in Hollywood. After years of noise being made […]

October 14, 2015 ×
NBC Universal Exec Bonnie Hammer Puts The Smackdown On Hollywood’s Treatment Of Older Women

NBC Universal Exec Bonnie Hammer Puts The Smackdown On Hollywood’s Treatment Of Older Women

Meet Bonnie Hammer. She is the chairperson of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment Group, where she oversees ten networks including USA, Syfy, E! Entertainment and Bravo, as well as two Hollywood […]

September 23, 2015 ×
Have These Businesses Found A Solution To The Woefully Still-Present Wage Gap?

Have These Businesses Found A Solution To The Woefully Still-Present Wage Gap?

If you’re anything like us, you are probably sick of hearing how much the wage gap still exists in 2015. In the US, women reportedly earn 77c to every dollar […]

July 31, 2015 ×
Peta Credlin, Aust. PM’s Chief Of Staff, Boldly Makes A Speech About Sexism In Politics

Peta Credlin, Aust. PM’s Chief Of Staff, Boldly Makes A Speech About Sexism In Politics

You know there’s a gender problem in politics when men are criticized for their policies, and women are slammed for their outfits. Yes, it’s 2015 and we STILL have this […]

July 15, 2015 ×