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Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

By AZRA Freedom, as Webster dictionary would define as the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Ok, great. But really, if […]

July 20, 2017 ×
Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

No one likes to be ranked last in anything, but when it comes to India, the country boasting the second highest population in the world (which is predicted to overtake […]

July 10, 2017 ×
The “I’ll Never Date A Feminist” Think Pieces Point To A Bigger Underlying Misconception About The Movement

The “I’ll Never Date A Feminist” Think Pieces Point To A Bigger Underlying Misconception About The Movement

In preparation for writing this, we asked a wide variety of people whether they would date a feminist, and the answers varied. From people ages 15 to 60, most seemed […]

May 31, 2017 ×
Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

It’s crazy to think how almost two whole years have passed since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage across America. It shows how important the fight […]

May 29, 2017 ×
If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

By Myasi Jackson The feminist movement has rapidly grown over the past few years. The Women’s March that was held in Washington, D.C this past January brought out 500,000 men […]

April 28, 2017 ×
Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

By Stacey Marone It’s the 21st century, and you might notice how women have evolved from damsels in distress into confident, driven, and goal-oriented individuals. You see them successfully balancing […]

March 8, 2017 ×
Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

We already know the stats on women in Hollywood. Whether it is behind the camera or in front, they are outnumbered and outmatched by men in terms of visibility, opportunity […]

February 9, 2017 ×
The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

“I think we should march”, wrote Theresa Shook, a retired lawyer living in Hawaii, in a Facebook post right after election night. And that’s exactly what happened – over 5 […]

January 28, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indian Male Comedians Using Their Platforms To Talk About Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indian Male Comedians Using Their Platforms To Talk About Feminism

Welcome to our very first Feminist Friday for 2017! In this edition we are dubbing a “male allies” edition, we’re giving a shout-out to a few Indian male comedians. Thanks […]

January 13, 2017 ×
How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

How Far Are Women Leaning In? The Number Of Female CEOs Tells Us It’s Not Enough

The gender pay gap is a central issue in the modern business world, but is this disparity present even in the most senior positions? Are women at the top being […]

January 12, 2017 ×
How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

By Tony Rinna The room was filled with professional women from various backgrounds, striking up conversations, exchanging ideas and enjoying themselves. The sense of sisterhood was palpable, and the ladies […]

December 5, 2016 ×
The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

Most of us are familiar with the gender wage gap in existence throughout the workforce today. In the US, women make 77c to every $1 a man makes, and that […]

November 29, 2016 ×
Meet The Indian Singer Raising Her Voice To Demand Justice & Equality For Lower Caste People

Meet The Indian Singer Raising Her Voice To Demand Justice & Equality For Lower Caste People

In India, where you are from and who you are matters. We’re not just talking about gender inequality and the patriarchal and conservative cultural norms that are the root of […]

November 10, 2016 ×
Awra Amba – The Ethiopian Village Where Men, Women & Children Are All Considered Equal

Awra Amba – The Ethiopian Village Where Men, Women & Children Are All Considered Equal

Imagine living in a place free from the world’s social norms about gender. Where men and women have equal status and there is no sense of what one must do […]

October 26, 2016 ×
London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

He made history in May after being elected as London’s new mayor. Sadiq Khan, 45, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, became the first practicing Muslim to lead a […]

October 10, 2016 ×