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The Shocking Way Men Are Secretly Shaping The #MeToo Conversation

The Shocking Way Men Are Secretly Shaping The #MeToo Conversation

By AnnaMarieHoulis for Fairygodboss In the wake of high-profile workplace sexual harassment accusations and movements like the #MeToo campaign, a wealth of research has come out to shed light on […]

November 5, 2018 ×
Massage Envy Chain Being Forced To Face Sexual Assault Accusations Thanks To The #MeToo Movement

Massage Envy Chain Being Forced To Face Sexual Assault Accusations Thanks To The #MeToo Movement

By Brian Kent Massage Envy is not new to sexual assault lawsuits. In 2017, almost 200 women allege that they were sexually assaulted at Massage Envy branches across the United […]

October 1, 2018 ×
The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

Saudi women have won, after so long, the basic right to drive. This is an amazing victory, but it is also a litmus test for the pacing of equality. It […]

July 30, 2018 ×
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International Artist SONI withanEYE Candidly Shares About Her Recent Fundraiser Trip To Puerto Rico

With our rapidly changing news cycle right now, it can be hard to keep up with the pace of stories coming at us each day. When Hurricane Maria devastated the […]

July 18, 2018 ×
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Equality Now Teams With ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Cast In Campaign Sharing Women’s Stories Of Sexual Violence

Ever since Trump took office, with Mike Pence faithfully by his side bringing his brand of anti-LGBTQ, anti-reproductive rights history with him, there have been numerous people touting an encroaching […]

July 9, 2018 ×
Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Brian Kent Sexual assault is a topic that needs to be discussed, and in the current era of the #MeToo movement, we are seeing this happen. Every 98 seconds […]

April 25, 2018 ×
Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

By Tara Carey, Equality Now There are not a lot of news headlines these days about members of US Congress almost unanimously voting together in a bipartisan display for a […]

March 27, 2018 ×
Anonymous Workplace App ‘Blind’ Launches #MeToo Channel To Elevate Voices Of Women In Tech

Anonymous Workplace App ‘Blind’ Launches #MeToo Channel To Elevate Voices Of Women In Tech

We recently wrote about an awesome new app called Blind, created to help victims of abuse, assault and harassment in the workplace anonymously report incidents and get connected to a […]

February 22, 2018 ×
This Season Donate To Lady Parts Justice League As They Take On Anti-Choice BS In 2018

This Season Donate To Lady Parts Justice League As They Take On Anti-Choice BS In 2018

In mid-November, the Supreme Court of the United States announced it would take on a major case involving First Amendment issues (freedom of speech) and Crisis Pregnancy Clinics. The CPS, […]

December 19, 2017 ×
As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

November 2, 2017 ×
What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

Trafficking for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The illegal industry nets $99 billion each year and is closely linked to other organized criminal activity such […]

October 26, 2017 ×
Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

By Tara Carey, Equality Now In the United States, the Internet is now the most frequently used platform that traffickers and “johns” use to buy and sell women and children […]

October 11, 2017 ×
Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

By Nico Morgan Whether or not you’re an avid social media or TV news follower, you’ve heard about this “scandal.” This controversy surrounding the “taking a knee” movement throughout the […]

September 28, 2017 ×
Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

In 2015, the United Nations released a set of targets called the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by a number of countries around the world, with the aim at eradicating poverty […]

September 6, 2017 ×
Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

In the digital age we live in, the power of connection is undeniable. Sure it can be used for either good or bad (just read the comments section underneath a […]

August 23, 2017 ×