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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 ×
Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

She is a household name in the world of Pakistani entertainment, having graced television screens, theater stages, and movie screens with two of the country’s highest grossing films. Sohai Ali […]

July 14, 2017 ×
Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

In Tanzania, as in almost all African countries, same sex marriage is illegal, and sadly there are little to no LGBT rights and protection under the law. But in certain […]

August 24, 2016 ×
‘Jane The Virgin’ Star Justin Baldoni On Manhood, His Daughter, & Female Empowerment

‘Jane The Virgin’ Star Justin Baldoni On Manhood, His Daughter, & Female Empowerment

We love men who stand up for equal rights and understand that female empowerment does not mean their own power is going to somehow diminish. We’ve shared a handful of […]

July 1, 2016 ×
Lebanese Org. Creates A Gender Dictionary To Educate Society On Women’s Rights & Gender Norms

Lebanese Org. Creates A Gender Dictionary To Educate Society On Women’s Rights & Gender Norms

One of our favorite authors and activists, Mona Eltahawy, has publicly declared that the Middle East needs a sexual revolution. In her book ‘Headscarves and Hymens’, the Egyptian journalist talks […]

April 8, 2016 ×
Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Click-tivism. Keyboard Warriors. We’ve all heard those terms before. They speak about a type of engagement phenomenon relating to media fueled by the internet, social media, and the rise of […]

January 27, 2016 ×
Photo Series ‘Faces Of Courage’ Documents The Reproductive Healthcare Struggle Of Women & Girls Globally

Photo Series ‘Faces Of Courage’ Documents The Reproductive Healthcare Struggle Of Women & Girls Globally

We’re in the throes of the 2016 US Presidential election year where once again, reproductive healthcare and women’s bodily rights are on the table to be used as political weapons. […]

January 13, 2016 ×
UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

When we think of life in the US, a few key words come to mind: freedom, power, strength etc. One word which should definitely not be uttered is gender equality, […]

December 23, 2015 ×
This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

And by challenge your idea of feminism, we mean that in a positive empowering way. Folks, we get it, the word feminism or the idea of calling oneself a “feminist” […]

November 2, 2015 ×
Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Imagine a world where men and women were not afraid of each other, where the opposite gender was considered an ally, not an enemy, and we all worked together toward […]

October 21, 2015 ×
For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

August 27, 2015 ×
This Awesome Video Lists 18 Things Jewish Orthodox Feminists Are Sick Of Hearing

This Awesome Video Lists 18 Things Jewish Orthodox Feminists Are Sick Of Hearing

Feminism and Orthodoxy. Two terms you probably didn’t expect to see in the same sentence, right? Well if you have been paying close attention to the uprising of women in […]

August 6, 2015 ×
Why Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Fights For Equal Rights On Court & Off

Why Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Fights For Equal Rights On Court & Off

Tennis legend Billie Jean King is not one to shy away from a fight. She is not only the winner of 39 Grand Slam titles, but she also created the […]

January 7, 2015 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]

November 16, 2014 ×
President Obama Signs Executive Order For War…On The Wage Gap

President Obama Signs Executive Order For War…On The Wage Gap

Making good on the promise he laid out in the State of the Union address in January 2014, President Obama put pen to paper this week and signed two executive […]

April 11, 2014 ×