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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating Pride Month With Powerful & Personal Videos About LGBTQ History

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating Pride Month With Powerful & Personal Videos About LGBTQ History

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos of the moment, tied into a feminist theme. This week it’s […]

Girl on a Mission

Brazilian Teen Rapper MC Soffia Writes Lyrics That Empower Young Black Girls & Tackle Racism

Brazilian Teen Rapper MC Soffia Writes Lyrics That Empower Young Black Girls & Tackle Racism

Remember the name MC Soffia, because this teen girl is making a name for herself in Brazil. Since the age of 6, Soffia Rocha has aspired to be a rapper […]

Creativity

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

Feminism, Sports

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

Causes

New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

When you think of beer advertising, you think of a group of men crowded around a bar watching sports, chugging a few cold ones down, right? Why is it that […]

Politics

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Every five minutes in Brazil, a woman is beaten, and in 70 percent of the cases, the aggressor is a boyfriend, husband, ex-partner or male family member. A study from […]

Body Image, Causes

The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

A Brazilian modeling agency has launched a shocking and confronting campaign that they hope will rid the fashion industry of unhealthy body standards once and for all. Star Models has […]