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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]

October 6, 2017 ×
She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

September 7, 2017 ×
‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

By now you may have already seen ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ movie made by HBO, starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, and Renee Elise Goldsberry. It recounts the true […]

May 17, 2017 ×
A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A woman’s place is in the revolution, and it turns out, it always has been. Although many of us are keenly aware that women and minorities have not always enjoyed […]

April 27, 2017 ×
Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Throughout the global airline industry, women make up a mere 5% of commercial pilots. Why, in 2017, is this number still so low? In answer to a question like this, […]

April 6, 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 ×
History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

In January 2016, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the military would be required to open up all combat roles to all men and women, where women were previously prevented from […]

February 16, 2017 ×
Amazon’s ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Is The Feminist Answer To ‘Mad Men’ We’ve Been Waiting For

Amazon’s ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Is The Feminist Answer To ‘Mad Men’ We’ve Been Waiting For

It’s seems crazy to think of a moment in our history, not too far behind us, when women were forbidden from doing things in society based on gender, and we’re […]

November 14, 2016 ×
Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

If you do a google search for recent news stories about educational textbooks across the United States, you’ll find some pretty abysmal articles. Whether is the heavy influence of the […]

November 1, 2016 ×
‘Her Story: The Female Revolution’ Series Celebrates The Activists, Actresses & Leaders Changing The World

‘Her Story: The Female Revolution’ Series Celebrates The Activists, Actresses & Leaders Changing The World

It’s an exciting time for female empowerment the feminist movement. With the amount of elevated conversations about the role of women in society and the movement to increase the types […]

June 27, 2016 ×
Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

We love the emphasis on female empowerment seen in music lately. While it has always been existent throughout various periods of music, at no time has it been more important […]

May 23, 2016 ×
‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

May 17, 2016 ×
Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

On International Women’s Day, India’s Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced that for the first time in Indian military history, women will be allowed to become fighter pilots in the […]

April 8, 2016 ×
Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

We love Harnaam Kaur! In case you have not yet heard about this badass confident woman, she is a British-Sikh body image activist who has just made history by becoming […]

April 7, 2016 ×
The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

As women, we’ve been through huge amount of changes in what we can and can’t do over the years. The way that we are portrayed in the media, how others […]

March 29, 2016 ×