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Boys We Like

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

Now this is what you call keeping government accountable! Lawyer Martin Kpebu has won a major court case in Ghana, by suing his government for failing to take action on […]

Boys We Like, Feminism

Ex-Footballer Wade Davis Explains How Fighting Homophobia Led Him To Discover Feminism

Ex-Footballer Wade Davis Explains How Fighting Homophobia Led Him To Discover Feminism

He is the ex pro-footballer who publicly declared he was gay in 2012, which shocked the die-hard American sports world. Wade Davis has previously played for the Titans, Redskins and […]

Politics

It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

We know we have gushed over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Canada’s “other” famous Justin) and his progressive views on everything from racial justice to feminism and gender equality, but […]

Working Women

Meet Eritrean-American Haben Girma – Harvard Law School’s 1st Deaf-Blind Graduate

Meet Eritrean-American Haben Girma – Harvard Law School’s 1st Deaf-Blind Graduate

If you are looking for some inspiration to show you you should never give up on life, meet Harvard Law School graduate and practicing lawyer Haben Girma. She is no […]

Girl on a Mission

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

If you were called the World’s Ugliest Woman on the internet, what would you do? If millions of people saw a nasty video that some Youtube user posted online making […]

Causes, Sports

New Video Campaign Says “No More” To Domestic Violence In The NFL

New Video Campaign Says “No More” To Domestic Violence In The NFL

Honestly this could not have been a more timely campaign about an issue that has not always been handled in the correct manner. Domestic violence in the NFL has been […]

Boys We Like, Causes

74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific crimes against a human body, and while it is something that definitely needs to be stopped, it won’t just take legislation […]

Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission

Cameron Russell: It’s Our Responsibility To Use Our Voice For The Benefit Of Others

Cameron Russell: It’s Our Responsibility To Use Our Voice For The Benefit Of Others

In case you missed it, please do yourself a favor and watch Victoria’s Secret model Cameron Russell’s powerful TED Talk from 2013 where she talks about her uber successful career […]

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 […]

Politics

Fmr US President Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against Abuse Of Women Worldwide

Fmr US President Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against Abuse Of Women Worldwide

Something is happening in the greater social conscience, especially when it comes to men in power. A lot of the time we think the oppression of women in the western […]

Politics, Working Women

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

Apparently, being born a girl in Nepal is considered to be “worthless”. That was the reality Chuna Devi grew up with all her life. The 47 year old mother of […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Carlene Firmin is a woman who has dedicated her studies and life to putting an end to the rape of teenage girls by the male peers. The 29 year old […]