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Contributors, Creativity

It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

By LS Hawker The first time an Amazon reviewer referred to me as “Mr. Hawker,” I wasn’t angry. I wasn’t offended. My reaction was this: “It worked!” I confess that […]

Causes

Negative Perceptions About Unmarried Women, Ethnic Hair, And Gender Stereotypes Tackled In Ad Campaigns

Negative Perceptions About Unmarried Women, Ethnic Hair, And Gender Stereotypes Tackled In Ad Campaigns

Now THIS is the type of direction we want to see more of the advertising industry heading in! Continuing the empowering momentum of the femvertising phenomenon, which was started by […]

Sponsored

The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

As women, we’ve been through huge amount of changes in what we can and can’t do over the years. The way that we are portrayed in the media, how others […]

Sports

Pakistan’s 1st All-Female Boxing Club Is Giving Girls A Fighting Chance Against Gender Stereotypes

Pakistan’s 1st All-Female Boxing Club Is Giving Girls A Fighting Chance Against Gender Stereotypes

This is certainly not the first story we’ve shared that pairs boxing gloves with female empowerment. There are women all over the world who are stepping in the ring in […]

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Seasonal Gift Ideas For Teen Girls That Aren’t Gender Stereotypical

Seasonal Gift Ideas For Teen Girls That Aren’t Gender Stereotypical

If you have a teen daughter, sister, niece, cousin or family friend, you may be thinking that it’s be a good idea to buy her something that doesn’t fit the […]

Causes

Powerful Video Showing What Life Would Be Like If Gender Stereotypes Didn’t Exist

Powerful Video Showing What Life Would Be Like If Gender Stereotypes Didn’t Exist

You’re familiar with the butterfly effect, right? The name of the effect, coined by Edward Lorenz, is derived from the metaphorical example of the details of a hurricane (exact time […]

Working Women

These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

We’re so used to hearing the phrase “male-dominated industry” about, let’s face it, the majority of jobs on earth today. But thanks to a rise in the focus on gender […]

Family Life

Artist Creates Sensitive Superhero Cartoon Series To Show Her Son Gender Stereotypes Are Wrong

Artist Creates Sensitive Superhero Cartoon Series To Show Her Son Gender Stereotypes Are Wrong

Gender stereotypes hurt women, and they hurt men. It starts from when they are children, because studies show a child’s identity is formed well before middle school age and by […]

Boys We Like

Hear How A Group Of Guys From A Major Men’s Org. Define Masculinity

Hear How A Group Of Guys From A Major Men’s Org. Define Masculinity

The conversation surrounding the inclusion of men in the issue of gender equality is getting exciting. Thanks in large part to those pesky feminists (you know, that group everyone loves […]

Causes

‘Like A Girl’ Second Video Further Redefines The Phrase With User-Generated Content

‘Like A Girl’ Second Video Further Redefines The Phrase With User-Generated Content

In 2014 feminine hygiene brand Always released a groundbreaking commercial/campaign titled ‘Like A Girl’ which broke through mainstream conversations to get people talking about how that phrase is often used […]

Family Life

LEGO Inspiring Girls To “Keep Building” On Their Imagination In This New Video

LEGO Inspiring Girls To “Keep Building” On Their Imagination In This New Video

Lego has certainly been the quiet achiever over the past few years in terms of challenging gender stereotypes and including girls into the conversation in a big way. In fact […]

Body Image, Entertainment

Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone Has Boobs. World Keeps Turning.

Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone Has Boobs. World Keeps Turning.

Sigh…are we still having these types of conversations in 2014?!? C’mon people! Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone has recently made headlines, and she is pissed. In a country like India where […]

Sports

The Pink Helmet Posse Heralding A New Generation Of Female Skaters

The Pink Helmet Posse Heralding A New Generation Of Female Skaters

Before you start thinking this is an off-shoot of the famous “Pink Ladies” club, it’s not. In fact it couldn’t be more opposite of what the PLC are (a group […]

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 […]

Family Life

Teen Girl Protests Easy-Bake Oven To Make Versions For Boys Who Like To Bake

Teen Girl Protests Easy-Bake Oven To Make Versions For Boys Who Like To Bake

For those of us girls who grew up playing with popular Hasbro ‘Easy Bake Oven‘ and got a lot of joy out of it, I’m sure we never thought of […]