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Lorde’s Realisitic View On Her Role Model Status, And Fame

Lorde’s Realisitic View On Her Role Model Status, And Fame

She may only be 17, but Ella Yelich-O’connor, aka Lorde, is one of the most influential teens in the world right now. The New Zealand sensation and her breakout hit […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

Emma Thompson Is Fighting For Better Female Roles & Rights

She just celebrated her 55th birthday on April 15, but don’t put British actress Emma Thompson in any “old aged pensioner” category just yet! This feisty, funny woman is snapping […]

Boys We Like

Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

Pascale Honore is a 50 year-old mom from Australia who was rendered paraplegic after a car accident 18 years ago. One of her favorite things to do was watch her […]

Politics

Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

Talk about a revolution! From a country which suffered one of the worst genocides in recent history, they are certainly showing up the rest of the world right now. In […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

Lily Allen Laments The Way The Media Pits Women Against Each Other

She is the “anti” pop star, and always has been. British singer Lily Allen is notorious for not giving a damn but for a good reason, she lives by what […]

Politics

From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

There is nothing like the power of the human spirit to conquer all evil. It is seen in both men and women and truly shines after someone has been through […]

Boys We Like, Entertainment, Family Life

White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

Ok we admit it, we didn’t go and see the ‘Lego’ movie because it wasn’t our thing. But there’s a VERY good chance we will see the sequel. Why? Because […]

Creativity

Viral French Short Film Reverses Gender Roles In An Oppressed Society

Viral French Short Film Reverses Gender Roles In An Oppressed Society

This is a must-see! A director and screenwriter from France, Eléonore Pourriat, made a short film called ‘Oppressed Majority’ (“Majorité Opprimée” in french) five years ago and released it in […]

Celebrities

Susan Boyle On Having Aspergers: “Don’t Pity Me, Understand Me”

Susan Boyle On Having Aspergers: “Don’t Pity Me, Understand Me”

She shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 by blowing away a panel of British judges including Simon Cowell by singing ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from the musical […]

Entertainment

Sandi Thom: “Our Only Limits Are The Ones We Place On Ourselves”

Sandi Thom: “Our Only Limits Are The Ones We Place On Ourselves”

If you’re a millennial, you will be familiar with the name Sandi Thom. She is the Scottish singer who burst onto the international music scene with her girl power anthem […]

Politics

Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Want another great reason for more women to take up positions of leadership? A new study shows that countries which are ethnically diverse suffer from slow economic growth except where […]

Family Life, Working Women

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

If you haven’t heard about Goldie Blox, here’s a quick catch up. It is a new toy available for girls created by female engineer Debbie Sterling from Stanford University in […]