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Politics

India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

In a country of 1.2 billion people, it’s hard to stomach that nationally, the percentage of women in Indian government is a meager 12%. It is the second most populated […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Imagine a world where young girls get to grow up consuming media that isn’t dominated with subtexts and messages screaming “SEX SELLS!”. Think of the major cultural shifts that could […]

Contributors

Activist & Artist Maya Azucena Raises Her Voice For Victims Of Domestic Violence

Activist & Artist Maya Azucena Raises Her Voice For Victims Of Domestic Violence

By Maya Azucena I am an advocate for Art as Power. As such, I truly believe that in addition to music being my business, music is my “Superpower” – A […]

Contributors

My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

My Dad’s Suicide Rocked My World, And It Forced Me To Do This…

By Allyn Lewis I frequently advocate the quote, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Time and time again, I find that this is always true. […]

Fashion & Beauty, Health

CVS & Burberry Make Drastic Changes To Benefit Consumers’ Health

CVS & Burberry Make Drastic Changes To Benefit Consumers’ Health

Wanna know what the new trend in consumerism is? Caring about one’s health, apparently. Two major brands have announced they are making drastic changes to the products they offer in […]

Boys We Like, Fashion & Beauty

World’s Biggest Model Agency Now Casting Women of ALL Shapes, Sizes & Ages

World’s Biggest Model Agency Now Casting Women of ALL Shapes, Sizes & Ages

This is one for the history books. The world’s biggest modeling agency, IMG, who represent supermodels such as Kate Moss, Gisele Bundchen, Joan Smalls, Ireland Basinger, and Kate Upton, just […]

Fashion & Beauty

American Apparel Thinks Sexy Gets Better With Age, Casts 62 Y/O Lingerie Model

American Apparel Thinks Sexy Gets Better With Age, Casts 62 Y/O Lingerie Model

Just when you were sick of all the hipster photos of young men and women in the American Apparel campaigns, and all the stunts they puled such as using a […]

Entertainment

Rising Music Star Scarlett Rabe Says Women Fight Harder & Stand Stronger

Rising Music Star Scarlett Rabe Says Women Fight Harder & Stand Stronger

The name Scarlett Rabe may not be as household-familiar as, say, Katy Perry or Beyonce just yet, but we have a feeling it won’t be too long before she is […]

Creativity

Disney Princesses As You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Disabled

Disney Princesses As You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Disabled

Sick of seeing those Disney Princesses all perfectly drawn and representing absolutely no one in the real world therefore giving young girls unrealistic expectations of beauty growing up? Yeah, so […]

Fashion & Beauty

Diesel’s New Campaign Featuring Disabled Fashion Blogger Smashes Stereotypes

Diesel’s New Campaign Featuring Disabled Fashion Blogger Smashes Stereotypes

Remember last year how Diesel announced the appointment of their very first Creative Director, Lady Gaga’s former stylist, Nicola Formichetti? And remember how we all thought it was so rad […]

Body Image, Family Life

Dove Makes A Short Film Showing New Perspective On Teen Girls & “Selfies”

Dove Makes A Short Film Showing New Perspective On Teen Girls & “Selfies”

Dove wants to inspire all women to redefine beauty. That has been their overarching message for the past 10 years with their viral campaign hits such as “Real Beauty Sketches” […]

Creativity

Student Project Shows How Photoshop Damages Beauty Perception

Student Project Shows How Photoshop Damages Beauty Perception

Anna Hill, a 24 year old student from East Carolina University is our new BFF. And perhaps some big marketing firm will snap her up after this awesome presentation she […]

Causes

Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

It’s an interesting question, and it certainly has arguments both for and against. Our argument? We believe it certainly is one of the leaders of sexism in our culture. Why? […]

Causes, Politics

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Two Plus Size Bloggers Leading The Body Positive Movement

Two Plus Size Bloggers Leading The Body Positive Movement

Change doesn’t happen overnight, but when a whole generation of women start to follow a new trend which leads in a completely different direction than the existing one, you know […]