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Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

By Fairygodboss After nearly a century’s worth of protest, women in the United States officially won the right to vote — thanks to the influence of a mother over her son, […]

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Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

By JØUR “What if I can’t wake up from this American Dream?” I feel like I’m pinching myself a lot lately. A lot the last 2 years. No, this is […]

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2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss The United States has been ranked as the 10th most dangerous country in the world for women — the only western democracy in the top ten. […]

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Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Nearly 60 percent of voting-eligible Americans did not vote in past elections, 35 percent of whom said that scheduling conflicts with work or school kept them from getting to the polls. In response, nonpartisan nonprofit Vote.org officially launched ElectionDay.org, an initiative […]

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Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Hillary Clinton once said, “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit — so let’s keep going, until every one of the 161 million […]

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A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

On Tuesday night, 45 delivered his first State of the Union address. It was a long, confusing combination of standing ovations, empty statements, and inaccuracies. And yet, it was a […]

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Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Tonight at 9pm EST, “45” will deliver his first State of The Union address to a nation where a majority of its citizens disapprove of his job performance. If there’s […]

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Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Excuse us while we plan out a move to Iceland… Let us explain exactly why the Nordic country is a desired destination for us: they have officially become the first […]

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Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark has a new political party, and it is all about intersectional feminism and destroying racism. The Feministisk Initiativ is an off-shoot of the Feminist Initiative parties that have already […]

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This Organization Is Encouraging Young Black & Brown Girls To Run For Political Positions

This Organization Is Encouraging Young Black & Brown Girls To Run For Political Positions

The November 7 elections this year overwhelmingly proved the diversity of America, and that we are ready to see a new kind of political representation at all levels. The most […]

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Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

While the Trump administration here in the United States has been busy attacking the LGBTQ community by announcing they will kick transgender members out of the military, over in India, […]

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A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

The Supreme Court in India just delivered a major ruling that is said to be a major win for gender equality, especially for Muslim women. The ruling concerns the triple […]

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Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

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Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

It’s shocking to think that in parts of the world today, laws criminalizing domestic and sexual violence still may not exist. Or in other cases, they are being rolled back […]

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SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

When people in the United States hear the term “SuperPAC” it can potentially make them nervous. It conjures up images of bought-and-paid-for politicians, lobby money, corporate greed, and basically a […]