Politics

Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

By JØUR “What if I can’t wake up from this American Dream?” I feel like I’m pinching myself a lot lately. A lot the last 2 years. No, this is […]

August 15, 2018 ×
2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss The United States has been ranked as the 10th most dangerous country in the world for women — the only western democracy in the top ten. […]

July 31, 2018 ×
Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Nearly 60 percent of voting-eligible Americans did not vote in past elections, 35 percent of whom said that scheduling conflicts with work or school kept them from getting to the polls. In response, nonpartisan nonprofit Vote.org officially launched ElectionDay.org, an initiative […]

June 13, 2018 ×
Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Hillary Clinton once said, “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit — so let’s keep going, until every one of the 161 million […]

February 26, 2018 ×
A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

On Tuesday night, 45 delivered his first State of the Union address. It was a long, confusing combination of standing ovations, empty statements, and inaccuracies. And yet, it was a […]

February 1, 2018 ×
Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Tonight at 9pm EST, “45” will deliver his first State of The Union address to a nation where a majority of its citizens disapprove of his job performance. If there’s […]

January 30, 2018 ×
Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Excuse us while we plan out a move to Iceland… Let us explain exactly why the Nordic country is a desired destination for us: they have officially become the first […]

January 23, 2018 ×
Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark has a new political party, and it is all about intersectional feminism and destroying racism. The Feministisk Initiativ is an off-shoot of the Feminist Initiative parties that have already […]

December 14, 2017 ×
Senator Kamala Harris Sponsoring The First Federal US Bill Criminalizing Revenge Porn

Senator Kamala Harris Sponsoring The First Federal US Bill Criminalizing Revenge Porn

She made history in 2016 as the first Indian-American person to enter the US senate, and the first black senator from California, and now Kamala Harris could make history once […]

December 12, 2017 ×
This Organization Is Encouraging Young Black & Brown Girls To Run For Political Positions

This Organization Is Encouraging Young Black & Brown Girls To Run For Political Positions

The November 7 elections this year overwhelmingly proved the diversity of America, and that we are ready to see a new kind of political representation at all levels. The most […]

December 5, 2017 ×
US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s Bill Requiring Women To Be Part Of Conflict Prevention Becomes Law

US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s Bill Requiring Women To Be Part Of Conflict Prevention Becomes Law

We love the saying: “If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu”. It can be applied to a number of situations, when talking about […]

October 20, 2017 ×
Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

This year, India marked International Day of the Girl Child with a very significant Supreme Court ruling – sex with a child bride will now be considered rape. This is a […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Tunisia Overturns Ban Preventing Muslim Women From Marrying Non-Muslim Men

Tunisia Overturns Ban Preventing Muslim Women From Marrying Non-Muslim Men

The right and freedom to marry, or not marry, the person of our choice is one of the most fundamental human rights today. Throughout history this has been a constant […]

October 2, 2017 ×
New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

Whenever governments, politicians, activists or NGOs talk about the need for gender equality, it’s important to recognize the implications of focusing on this issue are far-reaching, especially when it comes […]

September 29, 2017 ×
Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

While the Trump administration here in the United States has been busy attacking the LGBTQ community by announcing they will kick transgender members out of the military, over in India, […]

September 14, 2017 ×