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Creativity

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

We’re big fans of the saying “if she can see it, she can be it”, a phrase often spoken by Geena Davis in many of her talks about gender inequality […]

Contributors, Creativity

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

By Estefani Alarcon It all started when Ashley was younger; she loved to create picture books and enjoyed writing stories to go along with them. At that time, she was […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]

Fashion & Beauty

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]

Politics

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Feminist Activists Challenging The Male-Dominated Political Landscape

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Feminist Activists Challenging The Male-Dominated Political Landscape

It’s no secret that women are not equally represented in the majority of nations around the world in government. Well, except for Rwanda, where women actually outnumber men at a […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

When it comes to diversity, representation is everything. It’s easy to talk about the need to diversify, but what counts is when certain companies or industries make an actual effort […]

Contributors

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

By Avril O’Reilly For a very long time I have been working on a book project that I didn’t think anyone would want. I felt that my books had a […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

For many parents raising young children, books are an integral part of their learning and development. Along with reading and comprehension skills comes their ability to recognize images and concepts […]

Body Image

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine launched their #PerfectlyMe in October 2016 coinciding with the day they dubbed National Body Confidence Day (Oct 17). In the launch announcement, the publication stated this was more […]

Family Life

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

Entertainment

NYC Mayor’s Office Launches Initiative To Increase Representation Of Women In Film & TV

NYC Mayor’s Office Launches Initiative To Increase Representation Of Women In Film & TV

The New York City mayor’s office has launched a groundbreaking initiative that is aimed at increasing the representation of women in film and TV. It is being described as a […]

Entertainment

SheKnows Media Releases New Femvertising Study & Announces Winners Of 2nd Annual Femvertising Awards

SheKnows Media Releases New Femvertising Study & Announces Winners Of 2nd Annual Femvertising Awards

In 2015, SheKnows Media held the very first #Femvertising Awards, an event celebrating the most empowering advertising campaigns which we are seeing a huge wave of around the world. Dove […]

Girl on a Mission

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is more relevant to the current culture of girls, women and female […]

Boys We Like, Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Industry Icons Zac Posen & Joe Zee On Playing Their Part In The Body Image Revolution

Fashion Industry Icons Zac Posen & Joe Zee On Playing Their Part In The Body Image Revolution

A true revolution means everyone is on board and benefits. While we have made women’s body image one of our main focuses on the site, we have also started to […]

Contributors

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

By Jarrett Hill I don’t know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me. […]