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Want To Know What Hollywood Looks Like From A Dominant Female Gaze? Just Ask Jill Soloway

Want To Know What Hollywood Looks Like From A Dominant Female Gaze? Just Ask Jill Soloway

We hear a lot about diversity initiatives and gender quotas needed in Hollywood, an industry which is in dire need for change. And while there seems to be no shortage […]

July 13, 2017 ×
Why On Earth Did It Take So Long For Jane Fonda To Become A Feminist?

Why On Earth Did It Take So Long For Jane Fonda To Become A Feminist?

We love a good feminist awakening story! Those who identify as a “feminist” often come to be part of the movement in very different ways, and they are stories worth […]

April 26, 2016 ×
This Jewish Girls’ School Is Challenging The Status Quo By Including Feminism In Its Lessons

This Jewish Girls’ School Is Challenging The Status Quo By Including Feminism In Its Lessons

We’re all familiar with the definition of feminism: the social, political and economic equality of the sexes. But we believe there should be a fourth strand added: religion. It is […]

February 18, 2016 ×
Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

When we think about the dominant sexist or patriarchal machine that is still largely in control of the world today, the idea of changing it to something more equal can […]

February 15, 2016 ×
Egyptian Feminist Author Mona Eltahawy Explains Why Feminism Should Not Be A Threat To Men

Egyptian Feminist Author Mona Eltahawy Explains Why Feminism Should Not Be A Threat To Men

One of our favorite authors is Egyptian feminist activist Mona Eltahawy, whose book ‘Headscarves and Hymens’ calls for a powerful sexual revolution in the Middle East. Sound a little scandalous? […]

February 11, 2016 ×
Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

India, a country with 1.2 billion people is considered the largest democracy in the world. The federal elections in early 2014 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected has been […]

May 7, 2015 ×
13 Year Old Eagle Huntress Defying Mongolian Patriarchy With Skill

13 Year Old Eagle Huntress Defying Mongolian Patriarchy With Skill

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the younger generation are the women who are breaking down barriers and stigma in societies and countries where for so long men have dominated. We’ve […]

May 13, 2014 ×