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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 […]

Lifestyle

3 Perfect Vacation Destinations For History Buffs

3 Perfect Vacation Destinations For History Buffs

Do you enjoy hearing anything and everything there is to know about yesteryear? Are you keen on seeing as much of the world as you possibly can? If so, then […]

Lifestyle

Getting To Know Your Ancestry With DNA Test Kits

Getting To Know Your Ancestry With DNA Test Kits

If you’re reading this now because you’re not sure about your ancestry or if you’ve always had a doubt about your roots, this article will not only provide a solution […]

Politics

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

With only 32 per cent of Member of the House of Commons being women, there is still a heavy imbalance between the genders in this sector. But what women are […]

Girl on a Mission

Maria Mitchell (second from left) and her students measure the Sun’s rotation from the movement of sunspots.Credit: Vassar College Library.

Girl Power: 15 Modern Female Astronomers And Their Astronomical Contributions In STEM

It’s no secret that women have had to fight for equal rights and are still having to do so. History is a great reminder of how far women have come. […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Learning The Real History Of Thanksgiving From Native American Women

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Learning The Real History Of Thanksgiving From Native American Women

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column – the Thanksgiving edition. This is the time of year that, for many, it is seen as a celebration, a time to gather with […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fangirling Over Four Famous Women Who Made Fashion History With Their Iconic Style

Fangirling Over Four Famous Women Who Made Fashion History With Their Iconic Style

We all take style inspiration from different sources. Everything from politics and culture, to fame and the media has the power to change what we wear — but who are […]

Sports

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

With names like Serena Williams, Lindsey Vonn, and Ronda Rousey dominating today’s sports headlines, it’s easy to forget that a mere 50 years ago we were having an entirely different […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]

Working Women

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

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‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

By now you may have already seen ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ movie made by HBO, starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, and Renee Elise Goldsberry. It recounts the true […]

Girl on a Mission

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A woman’s place is in the revolution, and it turns out, it always has been. Although many of us are keenly aware that women and minorities have not always enjoyed […]

Working Women

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Throughout the global airline industry, women make up a mere 5% of commercial pilots. Why, in 2017, is this number still so low? In answer to a question like this, […]

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10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

If your feminism is not intersectional, then how feminist is it? That is the motto we are focusing on this Women’s History Month, where activism, intersectionality, equality and marginalized voices […]

Working Women

History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

In January 2016, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the military would be required to open up all combat roles to all men and women, where women were previously prevented from […]