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Entertainment

I’ll Be Boycotting the Ted Bundy Movie Because There’s Enough Violence Against Women IRL

I’ll Be Boycotting the Ted Bundy Movie Because There’s Enough Violence Against Women IRL

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss You know what I really love? A good horror movie. Nothing gets me like a thriller. I’m the kind of person that got mad when […]

Contributors

Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

By Cindy Khandoker Mere weeks before November 8th, 2016, the United States (and indeed the entire world) watched in rapt horror, and for some, fascination, as their newly-elected 45th President […]

Contributors

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

By Abi Smith I felt his breath on my neck, warm and rapid. And, as his chest pressed progressively harder against my chest, I felt everything inside of me tighten […]

Boys We Like

How Vice President Joe Biden Changed The Conversation Around Gender Violence In The US

How Vice President Joe Biden Changed The Conversation Around Gender Violence In The US

He’s not just President Obama’s VP, he is a guy who has spent the majority of his political career fighting some very important battles. You may have recently watched HBO’s […]

Entertainment, Politics

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

Since it’s declaration of independence from France in 1962, Algeria has been a country in strife. It is the largest country on the African continent, and the 10th largest in […]

Entertainment

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Click-tivism. Keyboard Warriors. We’ve all heard those terms before. They speak about a type of engagement phenomenon relating to media fueled by the internet, social media, and the rise of […]

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 […]

Entertainment

Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ is arguably one of the most popular shows on TV. Based on the books by George R. R. Martin, the show has become a cult hit […]

Causes, Celebrities

Angelina Jolie’s Powerful Speech On The Global Epidemic Of Violence Against Women

Angelina Jolie’s Powerful Speech On The Global Epidemic Of Violence Against Women

Award-winning actress, director and humanitarian Angelina Jolie is well known for her work on-screen as well as off. And we’re talking way beyond Hollywood. She is a passionate advocate for […]

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 […]

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

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Every five minutes in Brazil, a woman is beaten, and in 70 percent of the cases, the aggressor is a boyfriend, husband, ex-partner or male family member. A study from […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Taekwondo Champ Fights Gender Discrimination & Violence On Behalf Of Girls In Tajikistan

Taekwondo Champ Fights Gender Discrimination & Violence On Behalf Of Girls In Tajikistan

We’ve all heard the saying “a real man does not hit a woman”. Well in the case of Tajikstani taekwondo champion, Daler Tyuryaev he teaches women to defend themselves against […]

Causes

Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Honor killings are still a relatively new type of crime in the western world, but they have been going on for many many years right under our noses. An honor […]

Politics

Angelina Jolie Opens Center In The UK To Fight Warzone Violence Against Women

Angelina Jolie Opens Center In The UK To Fight Warzone Violence Against Women

You know that #askhermore social media campaign that everyone is talking about? This is the kind of news that needs to be talked about between reporters and female celebrities on […]