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10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

It’s not easy being a woman—especially in the workplace. Historically, women have been underrepresented in positions of power and leadership. Luckily, there are strong women in every industry who are […]

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These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

With only 32 per cent of Member of the House of Commons being women, there is still a heavy imbalance between the genders in this sector. But what women are […]

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6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Women have made serious strides leading up to 2019. Thanks to the “Year of the Woman,” when more women than ever ran for political office […]

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New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss The 2018 midterm elections ensured that the House is now far closer to equality than it’s ever been before.  A record number of women overall […]

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Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

By Fairygodboss After nearly a century’s worth of protest, women in the United States officially won the right to vote — thanks to the influence of a mother over her son, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]