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Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

Girl on a Mission

Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Throughout history it is well-documented that protests, strikes, and movements have the power to change lives, culture, as well as policy. Currently in the US we are seeing the impact […]

Politics

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

During New Years Eve celebrations, a number of German cities, including Cologne which reported the highest number of attacks, became the center of international headlines after it was reported hundreds […]

Causes

Ukrainian Artist Maria Kulikovska Using Provocative Imagery To Protest Violence Against Women

Ukrainian Artist Maria Kulikovska Using Provocative Imagery To Protest Violence Against Women

We love showcasing and promoting women who are doing badass things for other women around the world. At GTHQ we have showcased a number of artists and creative visionaries who […]

Politics

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Over the past week hundreds of thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against gender violence that is rampant in the country. The protests […]

Causes

Why These Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaigns Are More Powerful Than You Think

Why These Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaigns Are More Powerful Than You Think

Not too long ago the news story of five Chinese female protestors, nicknamed the “five feminists” made headlines around the world. These women were organizing a protest to be stated […]

Boys We Like, Politics

Afghan Men Wear Burqas To Campaign For Women’s Rights In Afghanistan

Afghan Men Wear Burqas To Campaign For Women’s Rights In Afghanistan

Once again people, this is “He For She” in action. It seems Emma Watson’s viral speech about men getting involved in issues of gender equality has started to resonate with […]

Boys We Like, Politics

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In A Solidarity Protest About Violence Against Women

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In A Solidarity Protest About Violence Against Women

When Emma Watson urged men to be part of the gender equality conversation in her ‘Her for She’ campaign launch speech, this is what she was talking about. When President […]

Causes

Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Protests are a great (yet often dangerous) way to get a point across to someone, or a group of people, and it can also be the very thing that brings […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Nipples, Crystals & Fishnets, Oh My!

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Nipples, Crystals & Fishnets, Oh My!

In this week’s GTHQ Weekly Wrap Up video, our editor-in-chief Asha Dahya talks about public nudity and women’s bodies. Rihanna wore a see-through dress to the CFDA awards which was […]

Body Image, Causes

Group Protests Semi-Naked Outside Victoria’s Secret To Insist They Make Lingerie For All Shapes & Sizes

Group Protests Semi-Naked Outside Victoria’s Secret To Insist They Make Lingerie For All Shapes & Sizes

Not everyone who wears lingerie is “bombshell” sized like the famous Victoria’s Secret commercial says. We don’t all want to add two cup sizes to our bust nor do all […]

Causes

Boobs Or Brains: Which One Makes A Better News Headline?

Boobs Or Brains: Which One Makes A Better News Headline?

Well it is nearly 2013, but last time we checked, we are still being objectified by mainstream media and society. Sad. We’re not even talking about countries where women aren’t […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Teen Girls Protest Outside Seventeen Magazine Offices To Stop Dangerous Photoshop Trends

Teen Girls Protest Outside Seventeen Magazine Offices To Stop Dangerous Photoshop Trends

Now this is a story about TRUE girl power! A group of teen girls gathered outside the offices of Seventeen Magazine in New York City in May to protest against […]