Interviews

Interviews

These Women Are Teaching A Ground-Breaking Sexuality Curriculum In Schools & Churches

These Women Are Teaching A Ground-Breaking Sexuality Curriculum In Schools & Churches

In 2014 we started an event series called ‘The F Word Event’ held in Los Angeles in conjunction with Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker of The Empowerment Project. We teamed […]

Interviews

‘Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting’ Sketch Duo On Being Female Comedians In The Digital Age

‘Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting’ Sketch Duo On Being Female Comedians In The Digital Age

Are women actually funny? Why are we even still asking that question? OK let’s start over again… Why has is taken THIS long for the world to recognize how funny […]

Interviews, Sports

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

Not sure about you guys but if you are sick of hearing about all the FIFA scandals, relax, because this post is going to have NOTHING to do with that! […]

Interviews

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Adoption is a major life-changing issue. When you meet families in the US who have adopted children from other countries (think Angelina Jolie or Madonna) or who adopt interracially, it […]

Interviews

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

Interviews

This Swiss-Brazilian Filmmaker Has Perfect Advice For Every Woman In The Industry

This Swiss-Brazilian Filmmaker Has Perfect Advice For Every Woman In The Industry

When we look at the success of female-led films coming out of Hollywood and around the world today, there is a sense that the industry is changing and women are […]

Interviews, Working Women

Women In Tech Summit Taking Female Representation In STEM To The Next Level

Women In Tech Summit Taking Female Representation In STEM To The Next Level

In 2013 the Atlantic published an article stating some pretty dismal facts about women in the tech world. They claimed although 57% of the workforce in the US is make […]

Interviews

How This Feature Film Is Creating Discussions About Suicide In A Unique Way

How This Feature Film Is Creating Discussions About Suicide In A Unique Way

Don’t be fooled by the title, this new dark comedy feature film from filmmaker L Jean Schwartz will make you think about the serious issue of suicide in a whole […]

Interviews

How The Indie Chicks Platform Is Merging Female Empowerment With Online Media

How The Indie Chicks Platform Is Merging Female Empowerment With Online Media

One of the reasons we started GirlTalkHQ was to create a platform in the digital media space where women could come and find news stories but with an empowering angle. […]

Interviews

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

A long long time ago, the world of video games belonged exclusively to men and boys. Today, the gaming world landscape is half occupied by women and girls. With this […]

Interviews

Affairs, Marriage, Lies & Love: How A Preacher Learned From Failure In This New Novel

Affairs, Marriage, Lies & Love: How A Preacher Learned From Failure In This New Novel

The separation of church and state. It is a contentious issue at best in America today, and around the world. The biggest news stories when it comes to churches in […]

Interviews

The Artemis Film Festival Celebrating Women Who Kick Ass On Screen

The Artemis Film Festival Celebrating Women Who Kick Ass On Screen

Over the past few years there have been many reports and articles investigating the way women are underrepresented in key areas of the film industry. Directing, producing, executive roles at […]

Causes, Interviews

The Human Face Of Domestic Violence; Stories The Media Chooses To Ignore

The Human Face Of Domestic Violence; Stories The Media Chooses To Ignore

We were going to start off this post doing a recap of how domestic violence has played out in the NFL and in the media. But you already know these […]

Interviews

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

If you are a parent of young children, you are well acquainted with the toy aisle at your favorite shopping mall. If you are the parent of a young girl, […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Award Winning Israeli Film ‘Zero Motivation’ Pushing Boundaries For Female Protagonists

Award Winning Israeli Film ‘Zero Motivation’ Pushing Boundaries For Female Protagonists

The Golden Globes started the Hollywood award season on a high for women in the industry in all aspects. Less than a week later, the highly-anticipated Oscar nominations were released […]