Post Tagged with: "religion"

How HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Became A Feminist TV Show In The Unlikeliest Yet Fascinating Way

How HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Became A Feminist TV Show In The Unlikeliest Yet Fascinating Way

Summer is finally here which means we all have a few months to binge-watch or re-watch our fave shows of last season, before the new Fall TV shows premiere. If […]

July 7, 2017 ×
Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

This is the kind of dialog and action we’d love to see more of from churches and faith groups! The Right Reverand Rachel Treweek is clearly a woman who isn’t […]

November 29, 2016 ×
The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

It seems bizarre that such a heated and polarized topic like abortion, well known to MANY Americans, is very rarely brought up in fictional story lines in the entertainment world. […]

November 4, 2016 ×
Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

September 23, 2016 ×
This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

When we think about feminism around the world, we look at it as an education into the lives and struggles of women in varied ways, and how they are fighting […]

June 2, 2016 ×
Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

May 19, 2016 ×
This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

May 11, 2016 ×
Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

This is a conversation we have been planning to share with our readers for a while, but we needed to find the best person to have it with. Given that […]

March 30, 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 ×
Meet Lila Kagedan – The First Orthodox Woman In The US To Hold The Title Of ‘Rabbi’

Meet Lila Kagedan – The First Orthodox Woman In The US To Hold The Title Of ‘Rabbi’

When we look at the definition of feminism – “the social, political and economic equality of the sexes” – we can’t help but feel there is one crucial area missing: […]

January 18, 2016 ×
Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Launches Website Discussing Everything From Faith To Feminism

Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Launches Website Discussing Everything From Faith To Feminism

We love Mayim Bialik, and not just because of her role as neuroscientist Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ which makes her an awesome STEM role models […]

September 7, 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 ×
Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Who says faith and feminism don’t go together? Meet the first all-female hip hop Muslim duo who say they aren’t here to be poster girls for faith, but they are […]

April 1, 2015 ×
The Catholic Nuns On A Mission To Fight For A Woman’s Right To Choose

The Catholic Nuns On A Mission To Fight For A Woman’s Right To Choose

The image that often appears in our minds when we think of nuns is one of piety, strictness and a firm conservative leaning, right? How about if we told you […]

March 20, 2015 ×
Lebanese TV Host Says Shutting Down Sexism On Air Is About Self-Respect, Not Ratings

Lebanese TV Host Says Shutting Down Sexism On Air Is About Self-Respect, Not Ratings

This statement is well on its way to becoming the best meme the internet has ever seen. It perfectly states what equality is about, and why some people have trouble […]

March 17, 2015 ×