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Causes, Politics

Honor Killings Aren’t Just An Eastern Tradition, But Also A Western Problem

Honor Killings Aren’t Just An Eastern Tradition, But Also A Western Problem

When you hear the phrase ‘honor killings’ it sounds like something that is out of a fictional action-adventure ninja-type movie. Unfortunately, it is an every day reality in many parts […]

Entertainment

UK Mag Promises More Feminist Fodder For Tween Audience After Dismal Survey

UK Mag Promises More Feminist Fodder For Tween Audience After Dismal Survey

Well here’s some news to delight the young feminist inside us all! A magazine in the UK called Girl Talk (no relation to us, though we are defs fangirling over […]

Interviews, Politics

Senate Candidate Barbi Appelquist Tells Us Why Politics Needs Women

Senate Candidate Barbi Appelquist Tells Us Why Politics Needs Women

The US Senate Primaries are happening in early June, 2014. We recently spoke with Tennessee Republican candidate Brenda Lenard about her background, her policies and why we need more women […]

Girl on a Mission

13 Year Old Eagle Huntress Defying Mongolian Patriarchy With Skill

13 Year Old Eagle Huntress Defying Mongolian Patriarchy With Skill

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the younger generation are the women who are breaking down barriers and stigma in societies and countries where for so long men have dominated. We’ve […]

Fashion & Beauty

A Clothing Line Dedicated To Being Woman Forward, Not Fashion Forward

A Clothing Line Dedicated To Being Woman Forward, Not Fashion Forward

Thanks to social media giving ordinary people a much more powerful voice than ever before, big industries are being turned on their head by the thoughts and suggestions of everyday […]

Body Image

Plus Size Bloggers Bring New Meaning To Beyonce’s ‘***Flawless’ Track

Plus Size Bloggers Bring New Meaning To Beyonce’s ‘***Flawless’ Track

It turns out, everybody is flawless, according to plus size blogger and positive body image activist Gabi Gregg, aka Gabi Fresh. In case you haven’t heard or seen the video […]

Causes

This Awkward Commercial Proves ‘Sex Sells’ Doesn’t Always Work

This Awkward Commercial Proves ‘Sex Sells’ Doesn’t Always Work

Not sure about you, but we are definitely sick of the whole ‘sex sells’ moniker being used as a way to create ridiculous advertising. It has been proven more recently […]

Causes

Being Disabled Doesn’t Mean You’re Limited. These Few Women Are Proof

Being Disabled Doesn’t Mean You’re Limited. These Few Women Are Proof

We kinda hate the word “disabled”. It has a very negative connotation and insinuates that a person who happens to be disabled is somehow unable to do certain things that […]

Entertainment

Buzzfeed Challenges Hollywood’s Gender Stereotypes With This Video

Buzzfeed Challenges Hollywood’s Gender Stereotypes With This Video

When you think of movies like Basic Instinct, Pretty Woman, and even more recently Twilight, you think of iconic scenes from each movie and iconic characters. Those characters and scenes […]

Sports

Meet Helena Costa: The 1st Female Coach Of A French Male Soccer Team

Meet Helena Costa: The 1st Female Coach Of A French Male Soccer Team

Look out boys, soccer is no longer run by the patriarchy! This badass woman is Helena Costa. Sure, many soccer fans around the world have never heard of her, but […]

Creativity

Celebrity Headlines Without Blatant Sexism? Here’s What They’d Look Like

Celebrity Headlines Without Blatant Sexism? Here’s What They’d Look Like

The title of this post almost seems like an oxymoron, right? There’s no such thing as a celebrity or tabloid headline without some form of controversy, otherwise no one would […]

Politics

Christy Turlington Burns Running The Extra Mile For Mothers In Crisis

Christy Turlington Burns Running The Extra Mile For Mothers In Crisis

Supermodel Christy Turlington Burns is a woman after our own hearts, and we love everything about her. The wife of actor Ed Burns, and mother to daughter Grace, 11, and […]