Post Tagged with: "stereotypes"

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

By Molly Connell Kids constantly hear that if they study hard and work hard for it, they can become whoever they want to. Sounds good, but is that all? Working […]

April 17, 2017 ×
How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

By Alex Spieth My journey to changing “the internet world as we know it” all started with pretty un-woke conversation when I was trying to cast a role in the […]

March 30, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

Hello Friday, we’ve been waiting for you and now you are here! We love ending the week with our Feminist Friday series, where we get to share the videos we […]

January 27, 2017 ×
India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

January 25, 2017 ×
British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

Back in 2015 we shared a post about two British artists who were breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes merely with their presence. The female hip hop duo known as Poetic […]

October 24, 2016 ×
Enough With The “Bad Driver” Jokes, Statistics Show Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men

Enough With The “Bad Driver” Jokes, Statistics Show Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men

When it comes to driving, many people end up getting into arguments regarding which gender is the safer driver. It turns out that female drivers are statistically safer than male […]

June 17, 2016 ×
Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

You know there’s an inherent gender bias problem within the tech world when Kim Kardashian releases better “Kimojis” than the default emojis that exist on our phones already. Yep, in […]

June 9, 2016 ×
Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

You know what we love more than sharing about women who break barriers? Women who break barriers and shatter expectations along the way. That is precisely what we thought of […]

December 24, 2015 ×
‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

Just when you thought the Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig-led female comedy smash hit ‘Bridesmaids’ was a one-off female comedy film, along comes a movie that proves just how powerful […]

December 17, 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 ×
Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

If you thought women were the only creatures on earth to be the targets of negative body image messaging you’d be wrong. While women are most definitely seen as the […]

October 29, 2015 ×
What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

By Torri Myler The wage gap is always a hot topic. Whether you’re a politician in search for media coverage or a feminist settling for the easiest argument supporting gender […]

September 22, 2015 ×