Post Tagged with: "gender"

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

When it comes to reproductive and sexual health policies and access, it’s easy to focus just on what is happening within our own communities and even countries. Here in the […]

November 1, 2017 ×
Is The 4th Industrial Revolution The Era Where Feminine Leadership Traits Are The Norm?

Is The 4th Industrial Revolution The Era Where Feminine Leadership Traits Are The Norm?

By Fateme Banishoeib Technology, automation, virtual reality and innovation are shaking the world of business more than in any previous industrial revolution. Machines have been taking our jobs for centuries. […]

September 26, 2017 ×
UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

Many of us are familiar with the saying “sex sells”, and for a long time, that has been true of the advertising industry. Women’s bodies being used as literal objects […]

August 15, 2017 ×
Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

By Liz Greene It’s one of the few things that makes me feel like a bad feminist — I am a terrible abuser of the expression, “you guys.” “Dude”, “man”, […]

June 29, 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 ×
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 ×
Hollywood Heavyweights Join Forces For “ReFrame” Campaign Tackling Inequality In The Film Industry

Hollywood Heavyweights Join Forces For “ReFrame” Campaign Tackling Inequality In The Film Industry

We all know Hollywood has an equality problem. The entertainment industry is simply a microcosm (although a very large, and powerful one) of what is happening elsewhere in society, despite […]

March 23, 2017 ×
Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

By Craig Pomeranz I have been thinking a lot lately about how early we force children to conform to adult behavior regarding sex and romance, especially as seen in pop […]

August 12, 2016 ×
Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ &  ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ & ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Move over Rihanna, there’s a new RiRi in town! Her name is Riri Williams, and she may not sing and dance, but she sure is super. Marvel has recently announced […]

August 5, 2016 ×
‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

The show was nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, breaking a theatrical record, according to CBS News. Yep, we’re talking about the one and only ‘Hamilton’, the show that […]

June 23, 2016 ×
Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

It’s no secret that we have been fairly critical of Barbie’s presence in young girls’ lives. With the Mattel-produced doll line overwhelmingly dominating the toy market compared to any other […]

December 2, 2015 ×
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 ×
Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

November 25, 2015 ×
Documentary ‘Pioneers In Skirts’ Tackles Issues Of Equality In The Workplace For Future Generations

Documentary ‘Pioneers In Skirts’ Tackles Issues Of Equality In The Workplace For Future Generations

What is the definition of a pioneer? Essentially it is someone who establishes something or becomes the first to do something that has not existed before. When we talk about […]

August 31, 2015 ×
How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

To put it simply, gender stereotypes suck! They are the generalization about the roles of each gender. Here’s why gender stereotypes just don’t work anymore: because they hold both men […]

August 25, 2015 ×