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Body Image

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Negative body image messages, be gone! Body positivity, keep it coming! Because the narrow standards of beauty which have been plaguing women for decades, many campaigns to combat them and […]

Causes

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

When it comes to discussing rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence, it’s hard to find a place on earth that has not experienced this widespread problem. However, what is interesting […]

Creativity

Award-Winning Artist Releases “Four Wise Men” – A Poem Giving Voice To The Victims Of Rape

Award-Winning Artist Releases “Four Wise Men” – A Poem Giving Voice To The Victims Of Rape

Dipti Kulkarni is a New Jersey resident is a Software Engineer by profession and an Artist by passion. We have featured her compelling work on our site before, where she […]

Celebrities

Renee Zellweger Breaks Her Silence On The Shaming Of Women: “We Can Do Better”

Renee Zellweger Breaks Her Silence On The Shaming Of Women: “We Can Do Better”

By now you have probably read or at least heard about the article written by Vanity Fair’s chief film critic Owen Gleiberman who asked the question “if she no longer […]

Contributors

What Do Entertainment, Retail And Athletics Have In Common? The Wage Gap

What Do Entertainment, Retail And Athletics Have In Common? The Wage Gap

By Susanne Loxton Many people are quick to shut down the idea of the wage gap, calling it a myth. These people only understand the surface statistics of the wage […]

Contributors, Working Women

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

By Samantha Rivers In an election where we have the first woman to ever be a front-running candidate for the President of the United States, it’s safe to say we’re […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Aniston Is Fed Up With Media Scrutiny Of Her Ovaries…And Frankly So Are We!

Jennifer Aniston Is Fed Up With Media Scrutiny Of Her Ovaries…And Frankly So Are We!

How many times have you walked down the grocery store aisle and looked at the array of tabloid magazines, musing at which celebrity is reported to be “pregnant!” on any […]

Working Women

Five #GirlBosses Who Have Made A Fortune In Male-Dominated Industries

Five #GirlBosses Who Have Made A Fortune In Male-Dominated Industries

James Brown once sang that “this is a man’s world” and, unfortunately, in many ways he was right. However, he also proclaimed that it would be nothing without a woman, […]

Creativity, Entertainment

Documentary ‘Street Heroines’ Sharing Untold Stories Of Female Graffiti Artists Around The World

Documentary ‘Street Heroines’ Sharing Untold Stories Of Female Graffiti Artists Around The World

When you think of world-famous street artists, do names like Banksy or Shepard Fairey immediately come to mind? These two men have certainly had their fair share of media coverage […]

Celebrities

Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

There won’t be any “last f***able day” for actress Patricia Clarkson, Hollywood you have been warned! One of the really important conversations being had in the greater movement to elevate […]

Creativity, Girl on a Mission

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

The definition of beauty is something that society has struggled with and debated for many, many years. Who has the final say? Is it the fashion industry that dictates the […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

In an essay for Lean Dunham’s Lenny Letter, Grammy Award-winning musician Alicia Keys wrote a piece titled “It’s Time To Uncover” which detailed her reasons for starting her #nomakeup campaign […]

Causes

‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

In a divided and increasingly dangerous world, messages of unity and togetherness cannot be overstated enough. You may have seen Sheryl Sandberg’ latest Lean In campaign video floating around on […]

Creativity

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

As diverse as our global society is today, feminism should be thought of in the same way. While at the basis is the same definition, the social, political and economic […]

Girl on a Mission

This All-Female Festival Was Created To Bring Some Major Girl Power To The Festival Calendar

This All-Female Festival Was Created To Bring Some Major Girl Power To The Festival Calendar

No glow sticks or flower head bands required for this event! The inaugural Other Festival, held in New York on June 11 was the first all-female festival designed to celebrate […]