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Entertainment

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

Consent. You’d think it’d be a vital component of all sexual activity. Unfortunately there are many instances which show over and over again that consent is often the last thing […]

Causes

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

The Kosovo War between that lasted from 28 February 1998 until 11 June 1999 saw the brutal ethnic cleansing of Albanians by the hand of Serbians. The armed forces of […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

Entertainment

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

We’ve all seen the horrific news stories and watched with shock and shame about the unfolding and seemingly increasing rape problem in India. The most recent wave of news attention […]

Politics

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

India, a country with 1.2 billion people is considered the largest democracy in the world. The federal elections in early 2014 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected has been […]

Causes, Celebrities

Lena Dunham Gives Powerful Speech On Sexual Abuse At Variety’s Power Of Women Event

Lena Dunham Gives Powerful Speech On Sexual Abuse At Variety’s Power Of Women Event

At the recent Power Of Women Luncheon in New York, the annual event thrown by Variety magazine, a number of Hollywood notables were honored specifically for their charitable work. Kim […]

Boys We Like, Politics

This Program Teaches Kenyan Boys To Stand Up To Violence Against Women

This Program Teaches Kenyan Boys To Stand Up To Violence Against Women

Although rape is a punishable crime in many countries, it has somehow become more of a grey area issue than an incident worthy of punishment. It’s really sad. We can’t […]

Politics

Butt-Kicking Police Women Tackling Crime On The Streets Of India

Butt-Kicking Police Women Tackling Crime On The Streets Of India

You may have seen a few of the viral videos of Indian women standing up to their attackers and harassers. There is a movement bubbling in the country where they […]

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 […]

Contributors

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

Entertainment

How ‘Unexpected’ & ‘The Hunting Ground’ Put Women’s Issues Into Mainstream Film

How ‘Unexpected’ & ‘The Hunting Ground’ Put Women’s Issues Into Mainstream Film

The 2015 Sundance Film Festival was no disappointment. Each year the iconic industry event which happens smack bang in the middle of awards season is usually a great forerunner to […]

Celebrities

Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Yay for HBO’s ‘Girls’ being back on air! And with the new season comes a whole load of new laughs and drama, which we can’t wait for beeteedubs. Off air, […]

Causes

The Potty-Mouthed Princessess Are Baaaack (To Talk Domestic Violence)

The Potty-Mouthed Princessess Are Baaaack (To Talk Domestic Violence)

Yep, they’re baaaaack! Those pretty little punk princesses who aren’t afraid to drop a few F-bombs to make a serious point. You may remember the “F Bombs for Feminism” video […]

Politics

All-Female Cab Company Taking Back The Streets For Indian Women & Their Safety

All-Female Cab Company Taking Back The Streets For Indian Women & Their Safety

In a country which has seen its fair share of horrible news hit the international media since the rape of a girl on a Delhi bus in 2012, India is […]

Feminism

F Bombs For Feminism. Is This Video Helpful Or Just Controversial?

F Bombs For Feminism. Is This Video Helpful Or Just Controversial?

If you haven’t seen the video below, please scroll down and watch it, then read this blog post again. It is important that you do before making a judgement. This […]